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How to Be Persuasive in Video Interviews and Virtual Meetings

by Derek Loosvelt | May 07, 2021

We spoke with negotiation and influence expert Andres Lares about his new book, "Persuade," and how it applies to interviews and meetings.

Vault's Top-Ranked Internship Programs for Training and Mentoring

by Vault Careers | May 06, 2021

In the following videos, professionals from top-ranked internship programs speak about their programs' focus on formal and informal training and mentoring.

5 Ways to Immediately Improve your Resume

by Andrew Fennell | May 06, 2021

Here are five tips that will help you update and beef up your resume immediately.

Tips for Approaching & Successfully Completing Summer Associate Assignments

by Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP | May 05, 2021

As a summer associate, you’ll tackle real legal work and explore your practice interests. Here are eight ways to maximize your summer assignments.

Recruiting During COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Getting Most Out of 2021

by Sam Meenasian | May 04, 2021

Learn more about the impact of COVID-19 on recruitment and which lessons HR professionals are taking away from this unprecedented year.

Lessons Learned from Virtual OCI

by Mary Kate Sheridan | May 04, 2021

This past year, many law schools and law firms shifted to remote interviewing due to COVID-19. Here are five takeaways from this virtual recruiting season.

6 Options for International Students Who Didn’t Win the H-1B Lottery

by Derek Loosvelt | May 04, 2021

We spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros about the options available to international students who didn't win the H-1B lottery.

How to Learn Like a Management Consultant

by Vibhu Sinha | May 04, 2021

Here is a four-step learning method widely used by consultants that anyone, in any industry at any level, can use to learn something new.

7 Ways to Promote Physical Wellness in the Workplace

by Liam Coultman | May 03, 2021

Physical fitness increases productivity and decreases stress. Here’s how to make it easier for your team to participate in physical wellness activities.

5 Rules for Success as a Summer Associate

by Beth Landers, Director, Recruiting—Bracewell LLP | May 03, 2021

In the coming weeks, law firms will launch their summer programs. Here are five tips for making the most out of your summer associate experience.