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5 Video Interview Tips That Will Set You Apart from the Pack

by Vibhu Sinha | March 05, 2021

Here are five essential tips that will help you ace your video job interviews—and set you apart from other candidates.

8 Productivity Apps for Students

by Nikola Radojcin | March 05, 2021

Students are busy, regardless of whether they're on campus or learning remotely. Check out these apps to help get organized and stay hard at work, no matter what comes your way.

Introvert vs. Extrovert: Who Makes a Better Leader

by Nicholas Rubright | March 03, 2021

Introverts and extroverts form the two ends of the personality spectrum. Most people are somewhere in the middle. While leaders come in all forms, the best ones are those who can adapt their personality traits, especially at work.

4 Tips for Starting Your Lateral Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Law Editors | March 02, 2021

The prospect of moving to another law firm can be overwhelming. If you're in the beginning stages of a lateral move, here are a few tips to get you started.

What Is It Like to Practice Corporate Law?

by Vault Law Editors | March 02, 2021

Take a glimpse into a typical day practicing corporate law from these lawyers at Vault's top-ranked firms for General Corporate Practice.

7 Tips for Moving to a New Country While Studying Abroad

by Duran Digital | March 02, 2021

Studying abroad can be one of your most exciting college experiences. So how can you make sure the process goes smoothly and you have the best experience? Check out these tips for moving abroad for school.

4 Ways to Boost Your Value and Get a Pay Raise in 2021

by Jamie Carlstedt | March 01, 2021

Here are four specific, powerful actions to take to increase your value, advance your career, and earn more money.

Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for Racial & Ethnic Diversity

by Vault Law Editors | February 25, 2021

In this collection of short videos, hear from Vault’s top-ranked law firms for Racial & Ethnic Diversity regarding how they support diversity, equity, and inclusion within and beyond their firms.

This Northwestern Mutual Advisor Wants to Close the Gap for People of Color in the Financial Industry

by Northwestern Mutual | February 25, 2021

Learn about Northwestern Mutual Advisor Bilal Afolabi's journey from intern to full-time financial advisor and how he hopes his story can help bridge the gap for people of color in the financial sector.

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others and Stifling Your Career

by Natalie Fisher | February 24, 2021

The bad news is comparing yourself to others is common and does nothing to further your career. The good news is there are concrete ways to stop doing it.

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