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The Top Law Firms in New York & California

by Vault Law Editors | February 18, 2020

New York City, Northern California, and Southern California are three of the most coveted legal markets for lawyers paving their careers. But what stands out in one doesn't necessarily take the prize in the other. So how is a law student or lawyer to distinguish among the three? Click to check out Vault's newest regional-based resources!

Do You Need an Objective on Your Resume?

by Kaitlin McManus | February 17, 2020

Putting an objective on your resume has been common for the last few years, but is it necessary? Read on to find out.

2 Key Startup Tips from the CEO of Gig Economy Business Crowdspring

by Derek Loosvelt | February 17, 2020

Vault recently interviewed Ross Kimbarovsky, the founder and CEO of the successful gig economy business crowdspring. Ross spoke with us about his firm, his trajectory, and the most important advice he has for startups.

Why You're Getting Interviews but No Job Offers—and How to Change That

by Natalie Fisher | February 15, 2020

If you’ve been on a ton of interviews and haven't received any job offers, don’t worry. Here, we cover the two reasons why this is happening and what you can do about it.

Why International Students Should Consider Careers in Canada

by Nitin Agrawal, Co-Founder of Interstride | February 13, 2020

U.S. immigration policies have tightened, making it more difficult for international students to stay in the country after graduation. But just across the border, Canada has taken an open-arms approach to immigration.

4 Tactics for Dealing with a Toxic Boss

by Marques Coleman | February 13, 2020

Toxic bosses are all too common. So if your boss puts you down, intimidates you, blames you for his mistakes, takes credit for your work, and triggers you emotionally, know that you’re not alone. Also know that there are tactics you can use to handle your toxic boss—and save your job.

The 4 Steps of Asking for a Raise—Plus a Sample Raise-Asking Script

by Max Woolf | February 12, 2020

Asking for a raise is scary. The good news is there are tested strategies you can use to ask for more money—and get it.

Q&A with the CEO of Ocrolus, a Fintech Firm Disrupting Document Analysis—and Hiring

by Derek Loosvelt | February 11, 2020

Vault recently spoke with Sam Bobley, the founder and CEO of Ocrolus, a fintech firm that quickly analyzes financial documents with near-perfect accuracy. Bobley spoke with us about his firm, the types of fintech jobs available, and what job seekers can do to get those jobs.

Diverse Voices: A Black History Month Reading List

by Kaitlin McManus | February 11, 2020

Diverse voices are crucial in all facets of life—from the workplace to the media we consume. In honor of Black History Month, we've compiled a reading list of some of the best contemporary works by black authors.

5 Ways to Overcome Leadership Loneliness

by Melanie Parish | February 10, 2020

It can be lonely at the top. But there are ways you can ease the loneliness of leadership.

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