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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.

100 Best Internships for 2021

by Vault Careers | October 27, 2020

This past summer, we surveyed more than 11,000 current and former interns from more than 100 internship programs. Here are the programs that interns rated the best.

How the Trump Administration's New H-1B Wage-Increase Rule Affects International Students

by Derek Loosvelt | October 15, 2020

In the wake of a new rule raising the wages that employers must pay H-1B visa holders, we spoke to international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

The State of Gender Equality on Wall Street in 4 Charts

by Derek Loosvelt | August 26, 2020

On Women's Equality Day, we took a look at the differences between how male and female bankers rated their firms in our Banking Survey over the past decade.

5 Resources to Help College Students Gain Financial Independence

by Samantha Rupp | August 04, 2020

Financial independence is a crucial life step, and it often starts in college. Check out these tips for beginning your financial journey.

5 Salary Negotiating Tips for Remote Jobs

by Lisa Rangel | July 14, 2020

New work arrangements caused by Covid-19 are affecting salary negotiations. Here are five tips for negotiating a lucrative salary for a remote position.

The Most LGBTQ-Friendly Firm on Wall Street

by Derek Loosvelt | June 18, 2020

In honor of the landmark Supreme Court ruling on LGBTQ rights, we’re highlighting the top-ranked firm in our 2020 ranking of the best banks for LGBTQ Diversity.

What You Need To Know About Unemployment Benefits During COVID-19

by Michael Giusti | April 20, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act made changes to unemployment benefits. See what you need to know about unemployment during COVID-19.

50 Best Accounting Firms for 2021

by Derek Loosvelt | April 14, 2020

Based on a survey of more than 10,000 accounting professionals, here is our new ranking of the 50 Best Accounting Firms to Work For.

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