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7 Ways to Fight Loneliness and Isolation When Working from Home

by Alex Birch | May 26, 2020

Feelings of loneliness affect well-being as well as performance and productivity, so it’s important to minimize loneliness when working from home.

Time, Talent & Treasure: How Entrepreneurs Can Give Back During the Pandemic

by Mary Ann O’Brien | May 21, 2020

During times of crisis, entrepreneurs need to rise to the challenge and be prepared to give back to their communities and clients. Here's how they can do so.

6 Tips for More Productive Zoom Team Meetings

by Samantha Rupp | May 21, 2020

Whether you’re the team lead or a new employee learning the ropes, these best practices will allow to join your next video team meeting with confidence.

Silver Lining for the Class of 2020

by Derek Loosvelt | May 20, 2020

These are scary, uncertain, unsettling times. But they're also times that present opportunities that no graduating class in history has ever been given.

From the Armed Forces to Practice: What It Is Like to Practice in BigLaw as a Veteran

by Andrew Paulson, Litigation Associate; Kiel Sauerman, Corporate Associate; and Crystal Weeks, Litigation Associate—Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP | May 20, 2020

What is it like transitioning from military service to private practice? Here, three law firm associates describe their experiences as veterans working in BigLaw.

5 Rewarding Teaching Careers in a Post-Covid-19 World

by Sarah Daren | May 20, 2020

Regardless of how the field of education changes, there will always be rewarding careers. Here are five to consider in a post-COVID-19 world.

5 Takeaways from Obama’s Commencement Speech for the Class of 2020

by Kaitlin McManus | May 19, 2020

The Class of 2020 may not have gotten to experience traditional graduation ceremonies, but Obama's amazing commencement speech may have helped to ease the sting. Check out our takeaways.

How Career Services Professionals Can Prepare Students for Uncertainty in the Age of COVID-19

by Matt Cardin | May 19, 2020

Students face a daunting job search during this pandemic. How can career services professionals prepare students for the unexpected in the age of COVID-19?

3 Career Lessons from Michael Jordan Documentary ‘The Last Dance’

by Derek Loosvelt | May 19, 2020

There's a lot to learn from ESPN's 10-part Michael Jordan documentary "The Last Dance"—especially when it comes to self-motivation, leadership, and success.

Will All Interviews Be Virtual Post-Covid-19?

by Derek Loosvelt | May 18, 2020

We spoke with the CEO of video interviewing services provider Harqen about the long-term effects of the coronavirus on recruiting and interviewing.

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