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How to Effectively Persuade Your Clients and Colleagues

by Vibhu Sinha | September 27, 2021

No matter what you’re selling—including ideas to clients and colleagues—success relies on your persuasion skills. So, here are three ways to be more persuasive.

How to Improve Your Executive Presence

by Vibhu Sinha | August 17, 2021

Here are three essential tips for developing your executive presence and boosting your value to employers in the process.

Celebrating Vault’s Top-Ranked Firms for LGBTQ+ Equity: Armanino, Bain, McKinsey, and Schellman

by Vault Careers | June 24, 2021

In honor of Pride, we’re highlighting some of the best employers for LGBTQ+ equity. Find out what makes these firms the most inclusive for LGBTQ+ individuals.

How to Use ‘Deliberate Practice’ to Become an Expert and Boost Your Career

by Vibhu Sinha | June 10, 2021

Only the right kind of practice makes perfect. Here's how to use the "deliberate practice" method to significantly boost your skillset—and grow your career.

Top Vault Consulting Firms Discuss Diversity & Inclusion

by Vault Consulting Editors | June 01, 2021

Partners at three of Vault's top-ranked consulting firms speak about their firms' DEI programs and the importance of diversity in the workplace.

How to Learn Like a Management Consultant

by Vibhu Sinha | May 04, 2021

Here is a four-step learning method widely used by consultants that anyone, in any industry at any level, can use to learn something new.

This Year, McKinsey Aims to Welcome More New Colleagues Than Ever Before

by McKinsey | April 12, 2021

Learn how McKinsey, Vault's Best Consulting Firm to Work For in 2021, aims to hire more new colleagues than ever before this year.

How to Problem-Solve Like a Management Consultant

by Vibhu Sinha | April 05, 2021

Here are four mental models for effectively solving business problems like a consultant.

Top Vault Consulting Firms Celebrate Women's History Month

by Stephan Maldonado | March 25, 2021

In this series of videos, women at top-ranked consulting firms speak about how their firms support women in the consulting industry and beyond.

5 Video Interview Tips That Will Set You Apart from the Pack

by Vibhu Sinha | March 05, 2021

Here are five essential tips that will help you ace your video job interviews—and set you apart from other candidates.