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5 Fortune 500 CEOs Who Served in the Military

by Stephan Maldonado | November 11, 2019

Studies have found that about 8% of Fortune 500 CEOs have military experience. In honor of Veteran’s Day, here are five CEOs who have also served in the military.

10 Podcasts Every MBA Student Needs to Listen To

by Stephan Maldonado | November 05, 2019

Podcasts are essential for MBAs who want to stay abreast of business trends and learn directly from industry experts. But with so many out there, it's not always easy to sort through the noise. Here are 10 podcasts every MBA student should subscribe to right now.

4 Job Search Strategies That Get International Grad Students Hired

by Marcelo Barros | October 29, 2019

Here are four job search strategies that separate international students who receive U.S. job offers from those who don’t.

Networking Tips for International Students

by Nan Liu Barnes | October 01, 2019

Networking is one of the most important parts of the job search process—and it's even more important if you're an international student looking for internships and jobs in the U.S. So here are several essential networking tips—from a former international student.

Living Your Best Life at McKinsey

by McKinsey & Company | June 19, 2019

Take an inside look at the key resources McKinsey & Company has in place to ensure its consultants are living full, well-rounded, and satisfying lives.

4 Options for International Students Who Don’t Win the H-1B Visa Lottery

by Marcelo Barros | June 13, 2019

This year, thousands of international students across the U.S. will not receive H-1B visas. However, all is not lost for students who receive bad news from the H-1B visa lottery. Here are a few options unlucky international students can consider to try to keep their jobs.

Is the Rise in H-1B Petitions from U.S. Employers a Good Sign for International Students?

by Derek Loosvelt | April 19, 2019

This year, U.S. companies petitioned the government for 6 percent more H-1B visas than last year. Here, we address all the implications of the significant increase.

A Day in the Life of an Investment Banking Associate at Harris Williams

by Vault Careers | April 16, 2019

Here's what a typical day looks like in the life of Maury Nolen, an investment banking associate for Harris Williams.

10 Business Books on the New York Times Best Sellers List Right Now

by Stephan Maldonado | March 05, 2019

From riveting exposés to inspirational leadership advice, here are ten New York Times bestsellers that MBA students and business-minded people are reading right now.

4 Ways to Make a Good Impression With Recruiters

by Stephan Maldonado | March 04, 2019

To motivate a recruiter to work hard to place you with a great job, you need to leave a good impression. Here are four ways to make a good impression with your recruiter.

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