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What's Missing from the ABA's Report on Why Women Leave Law Firms?

by Lori Mihalich-Levin | January 08, 2020

How much progress have we made with gender equality in the legal industry? The answer may surprise you. Read on for insights regarding the ABA's report on why women leave private practice, including an important solution missing from the report.

9 Affordable Cities for Tech Professionals

by Sam Radbil | January 02, 2020

To find the most affordable alternatives to Silicon Valley, you need to factor in a number of things, including median tech salaries, rents, and household incomes. Here, we gathered all that info and more to come up with nine great alternatives to the Bay Area.

Didn’t Get the Promised Raise? Here’s What to Do

by Alice Berg | December 31, 2019

Being promised a raise and then not receiving it can be one of the most frustrating work challenges. Read on for advice on how to approach the matter professionally.

Common Money Mistakes College Students Can Avoid

by Sarah Daren | December 10, 2019

College is a time for learning and personal growth, but it's also tough on the old pocketbook—and not just because of student loans. Read on to learn how to avoid some financial pitfalls college can present.

How to Quickly Get Promoted

by Natalie Fisher | December 04, 2019

Now, before the holiday season shifts into high gear, is a great time to start thinking about your goals for the New Year. And if your goals include earning a promotion, here are five tips to follow.

7 Side Hustles That Pay Well

by Jane Hurst | November 18, 2019

If you’re working full time and still having trouble making ends meet, it might be time to get a side hustle. Here are seven side hustles that bring in a lot of extra income.

Adulting 101: What Benefits Should You Expect From a Potential Employer?

by Abbott | November 05, 2019

Top employers in today's market offer a wide range of benefits to entice recent graduates. Here are five you'll want to look for during your job search.

How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work Remotely

by Irina Sidorenko | October 22, 2019

Remote work continues to grow, with proven benefits for both employers and employees, but many people don't have the option to work remotely. So how do you convince your manager to let you work remotely? Here's a step-by-step guide for doing just that.

100 Best Internships for 2020

by Vault Careers | October 15, 2019

Based on a survey of nearly 14,000 interns, Vault's 2020 Internship Rankings highlight the most prestigious internships, best overall internships, best industry-specific internships, and programs offering the best quality of life, career development, compensation and benefits, diversity, and employment prospects.

Five Reasons Why It's Best to Be a Parent at McKinsey

by McKinsey & Company | October 07, 2019

Consultants from around the world explain the benefits and resources McKinsey provides that make it easier for them to be successful parents and consultants.

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