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A Day in the Life: Law Firm Summer Associate

by White & Case LLP | June 24, 2019

Follow a day in the life of a summer associate at White & Case, from having breakfast in the firm cafeteria to working on a Master Service Agreement to appearing in court for a pro bono client to attending a summer event.

What Is Burnout? Recognizing the Signs & Finding Solutions

by BambooHR | June 21, 2019

The World Health Organization now considers "burnout" a legitimate medical diagnosis. The experts at BambooHR discuss some of the signs of burnout and possible solutions.

4 Ways to Improve Your Time Management Skills at Work

by Kristina Valjarevic | June 21, 2019

If you’re having trouble meeting deadlines, your time management skills might be lacking. So to help you quickly improve these skills, here are several useful tips.

How to Answer the “How Would Someone Else Describe You?” Interview Question

by Kaitlin McManus | June 19, 2019

What do people talk about when they talk about you? We give you some tips on how to answer when an interviewer asks what your friends, coworkers, and boss would say about you.

Vault Law's 2020 Prestige Rankings Are Here!

by Vault Law Editors | June 19, 2019

Vault's 2020 rankings for the most prestigious law firms, Best Law Firms by Practice Area, and Best Law Firms by Region are here! Read on to see which law firms associates have deemed the most prestigious.

Building Meaningful Pro Bono Experience as a BigLaw Attorney

by Gibson Dunn | June 19, 2019

A career in BigLaw and meaningful pro bono experience do not have to be mutually exclusive, especially if you select a firm that fully supports pro bono work. In this post, Gibson Dunn lawyers share some of their experiences working on high-profile matters—including the travel ban and the family separation policy—and ways that pro bono work has been particularly meaningful to them.

Living Your Best Life at McKinsey

by McKinsey & Company | June 19, 2019

Take an inside look at the key resources McKinsey & Company has in place to ensure its consultants are living full, well-rounded, and satisfying lives.

3 Common Interview Tips NOT to Take

by Derek Loosvelt | June 18, 2019

Interviews are stressful, so it's understandable to want to get as much advice about them as possible. However, some interview advice can hurt rather than help you. Here are three common tips to beware of.

5 Signs Your Boss Doesn't Like You on a Personal Level

by Leah Thomas via Fairygodboss | June 18, 2019

It can be hard to spot the difference between a boss trying to do her job in a fair way and a boss who has a problem with you on a personal level. So here are some red flags that indicate your situation might be verging into the "personal problem" territory.

7 Ways To Find Job Openings Without Using Job Boards

by Lisa Rangel | June 17, 2019

Spending most of your job-search time on job boards is an addictive, time suck spiral. Here's how to find openings outside of job boards.

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