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How Covid-19 is Changing the Way Nonprofits Fundraise [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | May 29, 2020

Vanessa Wakeman, CEO of the Wakeman Agency, discusses the impact of Covid-19 on nonprofits during the year's busiest fundraising season and how to move forward.

What to Ask During a Networking Interview

by Shelley Awe | May 28, 2020

Networking is more important than ever, but once you’ve made a new connection and set up a meeting, what should you plan to talk about?

4 Resume Lies That Could Get You Busted (and What to Do Instead)

by Andrew Fennell | May 27, 2020

Here are some of the riskiest lies you could include on your resume—and what to do instead of hiding or elaborating on the truth.

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.

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