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How to Run Highly Productive Virtual Meetings

by Vault Careers | October 23, 2020

Preparing for remote meetings can make a big difference in their success. Learn how to make remote meetings positive and productive with this handy infographic.

The Two-Year BigLaw Itch: Should You Make a Change?

by Shelley Awe | October 22, 2020

For many lawyers, the two-year BigLaw milestone can also bring about thoughts of a potential career change. Here are some things to consider before making a drastic leap you might regret later.

How to Pitch Your Value in Interviews

by Jamie Carlstedt | October 21, 2020

In interviews, it's important to communicate how you can add value. Here are four steps to take to persuasively pitch why you’re the right fit for the job.

10 Podcasts and Audiobooks That Will Boost Your Career

by David Solloway | October 21, 2020

This wide range of podcasts and audiobooks will inspire and advise you as you conduct your job search and grow your career.

5 Business Writing Skills Every Job Applicant Should Master

by Petra Odak | October 20, 2020

Writing effectively and conveying your ideas will play a major role in your career development. Here are five business writing skills every job applicant should master.

Virtually Involved: Law School Extracurriculars During the Coronavirus Pandemic

by Brian Zhang | October 20, 2020

Law school may look different this year due to COVID-19, but that doesn't mean your social life and networking opportunities need to sit on the sidelines. Check out our advice for finding and engaging in law school extracurriculars during the pandemic.

5 Tips for Breaking Into the CBD Industry

by Ross Danson | October 19, 2020

The CBD industry is booming. Here are the most important things anyone looking to join the CBD market should do.

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.

How To Make The Most Impact In A Virtual Workplace as a Summer Associate

by Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP | October 15, 2020

Virtual summer programs became the new normal in 2020 due to COVID-19. Here, two summer associates from Fried Frank share their experiences working virtually and offer advice on navigating this new terrain.

4 Types of Networking Emails—and How to Write Them

by David Solloway | October 14, 2020

To maximize your networking efforts, here are four types of emails that will help you go from “potentially forgotten contact” to “recommended job applicant.”

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