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4 Cybersecurity Career Paths and How to Train for Them

by Joel Syder | August 16, 2019

Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand, as companies in just about every industry need to protect their businesses from data breaches and cyberattacks. If cybersecurity interests you, here are the field's four main career options and the recommended training for each.

15 Productivity Lessons from Successful Founders [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | August 16, 2019

Productivity is foundational to success, be it in business, school, or any other venture. In this infographic, you'll find the secrets to productivity from successful founders like Jeff Bezos, Jennifer Hyman, and Bill Gates, and tips on how to implement their advice.

Words of Wisdom from Female Lawyers on Pursuing a Legal Career

by Jackie Cohen, Weil Gotshal Manges LLP | August 15, 2019

Success in the legal industry won’t come easy, but it is yours to be had. Here, some members of Weil’s female executive leadership share words of wisdom on navigating a successful legal career.

3 Types of Employees That Managers Should Fire ASAP

by Jemia Young via Fairygodboss | August 14, 2019

Here are three types of employees that are negatively affecting your team. These types of people should be let go immediately.

The Princeton Review Ranks Colleges with Best Career Services

by Kaitlin McManus | August 13, 2019

The Princeton Review, long-time ranker of schools, has released their rankings of the best career services offices. Does your school make the cut?

5 Automation Trends Impacting the Finance Industry and 10 Fintech Firms Driving Them

by Christopher Grey | August 13, 2019

Finance firms are increasingly using tools and programs to automate their work processes. Here are five areas in which automation is disrupting the finance industry, along with some of the fintech firms driving this change—all of which are hiring.

7 Common Job-Search Mistakes New International MBAs Make

by Marcelo Barros | August 13, 2019

Coming to the U.S. to pursue an MBA as an international student is a huge accomplishment. However, don’t forget that you have a lot of work ahead of you, especially if you’ll be seeking U.S. employment. Here are some common mistakes to avoid as you march toward your career goals.

Q&A with Lisa McLafferty, Firmwide Director of Attorney Recruiting & Development at Winston & Strawn LLP

by Vault Law Editors | August 13, 2019

What is the most important rule for legal resumes? How can law students maximize their summer associate experiences? Lisa McLafferty of Winston & Strawn LLP answers these and other questions in our latest Q&A.

Not Just a Job Search: Developing Your Future Network

by Mike Gotham, Director of Recruiting & Retention, Perkins Coie LLP, and Shelley Levine, Senior Attorney Recruiting Manager, Perkins Coie LLP | August 12, 2019

Summer associate recruiting is not an isolated activity—the legal community is small in many cities, and it is likely you will cross paths in the future with those you meet during summer recruiting. Check out these tips on maximizing this opportunity to develop your professional network.

8 Habits of Highly Fulfilled Professionals

by Taylor Tobin via Fairygodboss | August 08, 2019

These eight behaviors and thought processes are strongly linked to fulfillment—and so are particularly prevalent among people very pleased with the state of their professional and personal lives.

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