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3 Tips for Balancing Life and Work While Working from Home

by Kaitlin McManus | November 23, 2020

It's easy for work/life balance to feel out of whack when working from home. Check out these three tips to keep the scales from tipping too far.

Three Questions To Ask During The Law Firm Recruiting Process This Year

by Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP | November 19, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic had a significant impact on law firm summer associate programs in 2020—asking how firms rersponded is useful in making an informed decision about which summer program is right for you. Here are three important questions to ask during your law firm interviews this year.

How Will a Biden Presidency Affect International Students' Job Search?

by Derek Loosvelt | November 17, 2020

We spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros to get a sense of how a Biden presidency will affect international students’ U.S. job search.

Five Ways Associates Can Adapt Their Practices During the Pandemic

by Lisa Bohl and Gerald Meyer—MoloLamken LLP | November 12, 2020

COVID-19 has changed how lawyers work, but that doesn’t mean law firm associates' professional or business development has to stall. Read on for five ways that you can adapt and strengthen your legal practice during the pandemic and beyond.

3 Practical Degrees for the Post-Pandemic World

by Sarah Daren | November 11, 2020

If you’re planning to change careers, it’s important to start thinking about which degrees will be most valuable post-Covid.

7 Tips for Acing Virtual Interviews

by Sam Radbil | November 05, 2020

Virtual interviews are still the norm—and will likely be so for the foreseeable future. Here are seven tips for preparing for and acing your next virtual interview.

Putnam Perspectives: How One of Vault's Top Consultancies for Firm Culture Empowered a Remote Workforce During COVID-19

by Stephan Maldonado | November 03, 2020

We spoke with Putnam employees about leadership’s response to COVID-19, how the firm maintains its culture, and how they support clients working on a vaccine.

How to Ask Your Boss for Full-Time Remote Work

by Kaila Kea-Lewis | October 30, 2020

Here are five tips for asking your manager for a permanent remote-work arrangement.

3 Ways to Check in on Your Co-Workers’ Mental Health

by Kaitlin McManus | October 26, 2020

Mental health is always important, but it's become critical as the pandemic stretches on. Take note of these ways that you can check in on your co-workers' mental health.

Virtually Involved: Law School Extracurriculars During the Coronavirus Pandemic

by Brian Zhang | October 20, 2020

Law school may look different this year due to COVID-19, but that doesn't mean your social life and networking opportunities need to sit on the sidelines. Check out our advice for finding and engaging in law school extracurriculars during the pandemic.

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