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Vault’s Careers Blog covers working world news and trends, with advice and strategies for modern careerists. Careers Blog contributors advise on everything from cover letters to exit interviews, with an ear to the ground on recruiting trends, unemployment numbers, and the ever changing job market.

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A Day in the Life: Ropes & Gray Corporate Associate

by Ropes & Gray | July 29, 2021

From analysis charts to conference calls to colleague get-togethers—here is a day in the life of a corporate associate at Ropes & Gray.

Tips for Selecting the Right Summer Associate Offer

by Sullivan & Cromwell LLP | July 27, 2021

Sullivan & Cromwell partners Jonathan Carter and Kamil Shields share some advice and tips on choosing the right summer associate offer for you.

4 Tips for Finding a Great Job After a Pandemic Gap

by Marla Keene | July 27, 2021

Here are four job-search strategies to help you transition back into the workforce after a pandemic gap.

7 Essential Career-Readiness Tips for Students

by Melissa Fisher | July 26, 2021

The transformation from student to career-seeker demands planning in advance. Here's what you need to do now to be prepared for life after school.

Summer Associate Tips for Success

by Winston & Strawn LLP | July 22, 2021

Winston & Strawn’s Hiring Committee Chair William O’Neil offers advice to help aspiring lawyers stand out during OCI and make the most of their summer.

4 Tips for Negotiating a Hybrid Schedule

by Andres Lares | July 22, 2021

If you’ve come to enjoy working remotely but this perk is in danger of disappearing, here's how to negotiate a hybrid or fully-remote schedule.

5 Self-Care Tips to Reduce Job-Search Stress

by Raymond Chiu | July 19, 2021

Looking for a new job can be anxiety-inducing, but if you take care of yourself—and follow these five tips—job searching can be relatively stress-free.

How to Tell If a Company Truly Values Diversity and Inclusion (or Is Just All Talk)

by Victorio Duran III | July 16, 2021

Employers talk a lot about diversity, but how do you know if they truly value it? Here are seven ways to tell if an employer truly prioritizes D&I.

7 Ways to Help Manage Day-to-Day Stress at Work

by Stephanie Jones | July 13, 2021

Workplace stress is a normal part of life, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t get overwhelming. Here are some tips to help you manage the stress.

A Day in the Life: Law Firm Summer Associate

by Efat Elsherif, White & Case LLP | July 12, 2021

Follow one summer associate through their day working in the summer program at White & Case.