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Summer Associate Tips for Success

by Winston & Strawn LLP | July 22, 2021

Winston & Strawn’s Hiring Committee Chair William O’Neil offers advice to help aspiring lawyers stand out during OCI and make the most of their summer.

4 Tips for Negotiating a Hybrid Schedule

by Andres Lares | July 22, 2021

If you’ve come to enjoy working remotely but this perk is in danger of disappearing, here's how to negotiate a hybrid or fully-remote schedule.

Introducing Vault's 2022 Top 100 Law Firms!

by Vault Law Editors | July 21, 2021

The 2022 Vault Law 100 ranking is here! See which firms made the cut and take a dive into our 2022 law firm practice area and regional rankings too.

5 Self-Care Tips to Reduce Job-Search Stress

by Raymond Chiu | July 19, 2021

Looking for a new job can be anxiety-inducing, but if you take care of yourself—and follow these five tips—job searching can be relatively stress-free.

How to Tell If a Company Truly Values Diversity and Inclusion (or Is Just All Talk)

by Victorio Duran III | July 16, 2021

Employers talk a lot about diversity, but how do you know if they truly value it? Here are seven ways to tell if an employer truly prioritizes D&I.

How to Answer the ‘Failure’ and ‘Success’ Interview Questions

by Natalie Fisher | July 15, 2021

Find out how to answer “Tell me about a time you failed and what you learned" and “Tell me about a time you demonstrated leadership and achieved success."

On Campus Interview Prep Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Law Editors | July 14, 2021

Preparation is key to making a good first impression during OCI. Use this OCI Prep Checklist to help you get ready for your screeners.

7 Ways to Help Manage Day-to-Day Stress at Work

by Stephanie Jones | July 13, 2021

Workplace stress is a normal part of life, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t get overwhelming. Here are some tips to help you manage the stress.

A Day in the Life: Law Firm Summer Associate

by Efat Elsherif, White & Case LLP | July 12, 2021

Follow one summer associate through their day working in the summer program at White & Case.

How to Effectively Pitch Your Ideas

by Vibhu Sinha | July 09, 2021

Here are the four essential steps you need to take to effectively pitch your ideas—to hiring managers, investors, colleagues, and your boss.