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Is it Time for a Lateral Move? Key Things to Consider

by Vault Law Editors | September 21, 2021

Here are some key things to consider before making the switch to another law firm.

Quick Tips for Law School Outlines [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Law Editors | September 21, 2021

Follow these tips for creating the best law school outlines to help you prepare for final exams.

7 Tips for a Successful Career Change

by Maria Bohdanovska | September 21, 2021

With the right preparation, a career shift won’t just be a leap of faith. Here are seven tips that will help you make a smooth transition.

What to Do When Employers Are Ignoring You

by Andrew Fennell | September 20, 2021

Here are five things to do to make sure your applications stand out and stay out of rejection piles.

Maximizing Your Law School Experience Beyond the Classroom

by Mary Kate Sheridan | September 20, 2021

While law school grades are important, they aren't everything—your experiences outside the classroom are also valuable in paving your future legal career. Read on for three opportunities you shouldn't overlook as a law student.

6 Ways to Retain Female Employees

by Gladys Simen | September 16, 2021

Here are six tips that’ll help your company retain both prepartum and postpartum employees.

Navigating the In-House Attorney Interview

by Vault Law Editors | September 15, 2021

In-house interviews aren't entirely different from other types of legal interviews, but there are unique aspects of the process you should prepare for.

From College to Retirement: Mapping Your Career Path for Success

by Gabe Nelson | September 15, 2021

Take a look at this step-by-step plan for making sure that you're prepared for your long-term future, even if you're still just beginning your career.

How to Develop Strong Followership Skills

by Meagan Solloway | September 14, 2021

If you aspire to hold a leadership role one day, you first need to learn how to be a great follower. Here are three ways to build strong followership skills.

Drafting the Perfect Out-of-Office Email

by Shelley Awe | September 14, 2021

Taking some time away from work? Make sure you've covered your bases with an out-of-office email that includes all the right details.