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Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for Racial & Ethnic Diversity

by Vault Law Editors | February 25, 2021

In this collection of short videos, hear from Vault’s top-ranked law firms for Racial & Ethnic Diversity regarding how they support diversity, equity, and inclusion within and beyond their firms.

This Northwestern Mutual Advisor Wants to Close the Gap for People of Color in the Financial Industry

by Northwestern Mutual | February 25, 2021

Learn about Northwestern Mutual Advisor Bilal Afolabi's journey from intern to full-time financial advisor and how he hopes his story can help bridge the gap for people of color in the financial sector.

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others and Stifling Your Career

by Natalie Fisher | February 24, 2021

The bad news is comparing yourself to others is common and does nothing to further your career. The good news is there are concrete ways to stop doing it.

Establishing Relationships with Your Law School Professors Virtually

by Ashley Reed | February 24, 2021

Connecting with law school professors is invaluable, but it may seem more difficult if you are remote. Read on for advice on developing these relationships.

7 Apps to Aid Your Legal Job Search

by Kaitlin McManus | February 23, 2021

Searching for a job in the legal industry is stressful, no matter how you slice it. Check out these apps that can help you get organized and ace your interviews.

Vacation Checklist for BigLaw Associates

by Shelley Awe | February 23, 2021

Going on a vacation (or staycation)? It can be a stressful prospect when you work in BigLaw. Follow these tips to prepare for a successful time away from work.

Highly Successful Companies Founded During a Recession

by Vault Careers | February 23, 2021

While economic downturns can spell the end for many a business, particularly small businesses, there are also lots of successful companies that were founded during these same periods and are currently thriving. What's the secret? Check out this infographic to learn more.

6 Tips for Writing Team Vision Statements

by Dorian Martin | February 22, 2021

In remote environments, vision statements are essential tools to keep team members focused and engaged. Find out here how to write inspiring vision statements.

How to Change Your Job-Search Approach and Turn Rejections into Offers

by Jamie Carlstedt | February 19, 2021

Here are four tips for making sure you’re taking the correct approach with your job search—and effectively communicating your skills, knowledge, and experiences.

Job Benefits and Layoffs: What You Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | February 19, 2021

When you leave your job, what happens with your benefits? Take a look at this infographic, which might answer some questions you have about this confusing topic.

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