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6 Networking Tips When You Don’t Have a Big Network

by Jamie Carlstedt | September 24, 2020

Here’s how to build strong relationships with your target companies when you don’t have family, friends, or friends-of-friends to reach out to.

Introducing the New Vault Law App!

by Vault Law Editors | September 24, 2020

Vault Law has launched a new app to help prepare for law firm interviews and research practice areas. Read on to learn more about the app’s features and how you can get it!

7 Tips for Ensuring You Pass Employment Background Checks

by George Griffiths | September 23, 2020

With so many jobs based remotely now, employers are placing a greater emphasis on completing background checks. Here's how to make sure you pass them.

How Can Employers Create Safe Spaces for Women & People of Color? [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | September 22, 2020

We spoke to an executive coach about how employers can create safe spaces and cultures of true workplace inclusion for women and BIPOC.

Are Fully Remote Teams More Engaged, Productive, and Profitable?

by Derek Loosvelt | September 22, 2020

We discuss the keys to creating a happier, more productive remote workforce with the cofounder of a 1,000-person consulting firm that's been fully remote for 20 years.

Gender Bias in Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | September 21, 2020

The questions male job seekers and female job seekers are asked in interviews should be the same--but they often aren't. Check out this infographic that demonstrates some of the disparities in interview practices based on gender.

Are Job Boards a Waste of Time?

by Lisa Rangel | September 18, 2020

For many job seekers, applying for positions via job boards might be time spent unwisely. Find out here what to do instead.

Vault's 2021 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For

by Vault Law Editors | September 17, 2020

Vault has released its 2021 Quality of Life rankings for midsize law firms and its Top 150 Under 150 list. See which firms made the cut.

Biggest Body Language Mistake You’re Making at Work—and What to Do Instead

by Derek Loosvelt | September 17, 2020

Body language can make or break a career. Here, we discuss the biggest body language mistakes people make at work, and best practices for in-person and virtual meetings.

10 Campus Novels for Those Missing School

by Kaitlin McManus | September 16, 2020

As students return to school for the fall, whether virtually or in person, it's obvious campus has changed. So we've rounded up some of the best campus novels to try and bring the magic of back-to-school season back.

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