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4 Ways to Give Back After Graduation

by Stephan Maldonado | May 21, 2019

Billionaire Robert F. Smith announced on Sunday that he'll pay off the student debt for Morehouse's Class of 2019. In that spirit, let's explore how we can all give back.

Legal Career Spotlight: From Attorney to Professional Development to Author

by Kaitlin McManus | May 21, 2019

J. Kelly Hoey, author and networking professional, sat down to chat about her career path, what networking really means, and how being genuine forges professional relationships.

How to Set Up Your Desk to Avoid Back, Neck, and Shoulder Pain

by Vault Careers | May 21, 2019

If you find yourself sitting in a cube, like most of the working world, then you should take this simple advice on how to set up your desk to avoid all those common aches and pains that come with working in an office.

5 Lines That'll Make Interviewers Think You're Trying Too Hard

by AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss | May 21, 2019

You've prepped for your interview and know exactly what to say. But have you thought about what not to say? Here are five lines that can make you sound like you're trying too hard, so avoid them the best you can.

4 Tips for Building Your Professional Wardrobe

by Vault Careers | May 20, 2019

Whether you’re new to the working world or hoping to revamp your style, consider these helpful tips on how to easily build your own professional wardrobe.

How to Leverage Your Network to Broaden and Diversify 2L Summer Opportunities—Top Tips From Skadden

by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP | May 20, 2019

The first year of law school is over—it's time to start thinking about your 2L summer and the types of summer associate positions you should pursue. Here, Skadden offers its top tips to help rising 2Ls broaden and diversify their summer opportunities.

9 Tips for Young Women Entering the Workforce

by Rene Banglesdorf | May 17, 2019

Graduation season is upon us, and a new generation of women will be entering the working world. We've got some tips for navigating that first job.

5 Tips for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

by Stephan Maldonado | May 17, 2019

Imposter syndrome is more than self-doubt; it's the persistent and self-sabotaging feeling of being a fraud. Here are five ways to overcome imposter syndrome.

4 Surprising Mistakes Ruining Your Chances of Getting Hired

by Peter Yang | May 16, 2019

All of your job search preparation will be in vain if you set yourself up to fail. Here are five mistakes job seekers often make that end up derailing their applications.

What Are the Benefits of a 'Work BFF' and How Do You Find One?

by Vault Careers | May 15, 2019

A 'work BFF' can help you in many ways. But what exactly can having a 'work BFF' do for you? And how do you go about getting one?

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