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Legal Career Spotlight: From Private Practice to Dean of Students to Belonging Consulting

by Kaitlin McManus | October 18, 2019

After several years of private practice, this attorney took her passion for mentoring and professional advocacy skills to academia, and later founded a consultancy aimed at belonging and true inclusion. Read more about her career path and her advice on what belonging means in the workplace.

11 Tips for Video Interview Success

by Lisa Rangel | October 17, 2019

Video interviewing is not the wave of the future; it's already here. So we all have to embrace video interviews and work at recording them successfully. Here are 11 key video interviewing tips that will give you an edge on your competition.

Better, Stronger, Faster: The Best Law Firms for Technology & Innovation

by Vault Law Editors | October 16, 2019

In an industry that is slow to embrace innovative technology solutions, some firms stand out from the rest with their impressive tech and connectivity. Read on for Vault's Top 10 Best Law Firms for Technology & Innovation, as well as insider quotes from associates.

100 Best Internships for 2020

by Vault Careers | October 15, 2019

Based on a survey of nearly 14,000 interns, Vault's 2020 Internship Rankings highlight the most prestigious internships, best overall internships, best industry-specific internships, and programs offering the best quality of life, career development, compensation and benefits, diversity, and employment prospects.

Find an Internship You’ll Love

by Radio Flyer | October 15, 2019

Finding an internship you love can be daunting. Here, Radio Flyer offers expert advice on finding an internship that fits your personal and professional needs.

How to Map Your Career Like an Author Structures Plot

by Laura Slingo | October 14, 2019

Drawing from the approach that seasoned authors take to structure their stories' plots, here's how to build balanced, effective, unique career paths.

Real Interview Questions and How to Tackle Them

by Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | October 14, 2019

Standing out from the crowd is critical during law firm interviews. Read on for insights from Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP on common types of questions that interviewers ask, why they ask them, and how best to answer them.

5 Tips for Succeeding at Working Remotely

by Jono Bacon | October 11, 2019

Remote working isn't for everyone. But for those who find they're more in their “zone” when working from home, here are five ways to build and maintain remote working strength and capabilities.

The Definitive Guide to Starting a Career as a Freelance Consultant

by Nico Prins | October 11, 2019

This definitive guide to starting a career as a freelance consultant teaches you everything you need to know about building your network and pitching clients.

A Guide to Graduate Careers in Engineering

by Ella Hendrix | October 11, 2019

Beginning a career in engineering can seem daunting, but an organized approach can go a long way in finding the right position for you. Check out this guide for things to consider when starting your career in engineering.

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