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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.

8 Ways to Land Your Dream Job in Tech

by Stephanie Jones | April 12, 2021

Now is the time to pursue that dream job in tech. Learn how to do it with these eight tips.

3 Warning Signs of an Unhealthy Workplace

by Chris Norton | April 09, 2021

As a job seeker, you need to be able to identify a healthy work environment. Here are three indicators of an unhealthy workplace you should look out for.

16 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Ask—and How to Answer Them

by Derek Loosvelt | April 06, 2021

If you’re looking to join a Big 4 firm, here are the “Tell me about a time …” questions you need to nail (along with helpful hints on how to nail them).

8 Mind Tricks for Crushing Your Interviews

by Natalie Fisher | March 30, 2021

Often, what determines the outcome of your interviews has little to do with the questions you’re asked. Instead, it's often dependent on your interview mindset.

Worst Answers to ‘What’s Your Greatest Weakness?’ and Other Common Interview Questions

by Erika Rykun | March 25, 2021

To be successful in your job search, you need to answer certain interview questions well—and avoid these candidacy-ending mistakes.

Are You Suffering from Job-Search Fatigue? [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | March 23, 2021

Looking for a job is a full-time job: which means it can also come with fatigue and burnout. Follow this flow chart to see if you're suffering from job-search fatigue, and learn some ways to combat it.

How To Answer Five Common Legal Interview Questions

by Ashley Reed | March 21, 2021

The key to nailing your next legal job interview is practicing in advance. Check out these common interview questions and tips on how to approach them.

An Intern’s Survival Guide: Chapter Three

by Infosys | March 18, 2021

In the third part of our Intern’s Survival Guide, we’re looking at how you can gain a sense of worth from doing a job and how doing so can enrich your life as a whole!

An Intern’s Survival Guide: Chapter Two

by Infosys | March 17, 2021

As an intern, are you thinking about where you’re going to make your impact, and how? Then these eight tips will be sure to get you on the right path!