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6 Ways to Get Out of a Career Rut

by Molly Barnes | January 24, 2020

A career rut is a dangerous place to linger. It can prevent you from reaching your potential and leave you feeling unfulfilled. Here are six ways to get out.

How and Where to Find a Fintech Job in 2020

by Derek Loosvelt | January 23, 2020

Vault recently spoke with Amy Zimmerman, Head of People Operations at Kabbage, a fintech firm that’s disrupting the small business loan industry. We asked Zimmerman about the current state of fintech and the prospects for job seekers in the industry this year.

5 Careers That Let You Travel the World

by Sarah Daren | January 22, 2020

You don’t have to wait until you retire to travel the world. There are many career paths that support location independence or require a nomadic lifestyle. Here are five of the best.

The “W’s and How”: What You Need to Know About Transferring Law Schools

by Shelley Awe | January 22, 2020

It may seem early, but if you want to transfer law schools, the time to plan is now. Whether you began law school intending to transfer or are just curious about the process, here is what you need to know.

What Did the Richest Person in Every Country Study in College? [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | January 21, 2020

Ever wondered what the world's richest people studied in college? Check out these maps that can tell you what the richest person in every country majored in!

How to ‘Flow’ and Unleash Your Inner Productivity Monster

by Isabell Gaylord | January 21, 2020

When you're in the "flow" state, you’re working hard, enjoying yourself, and at your most productive. Since flow can be achieved consciously, here are five ways to trigger the flow state and unleash your inner productivity.

Advice from Law Firm Associates on Selecting a Summer Program

by Vault Law Editors | January 17, 2020

Choosing the right summer associate program will help launch your legal career in the right direction. Here, law firm associates share their advice on how to select the ideal summer program for you.

Beyond Diversity: Why Employers Must Create an Inclusive Culture

by Stephan Maldonado | January 17, 2020

This Martin Luther King Day, let's explore the link between diversity and inclusion, and why employers must create a culture that's both diverse and inclusive.

11 Tips for Landing the Job You Want in 2020

by Becky Holton | January 17, 2020

It’s easy to get mired in age-old job-search advice that’s no longer helpful. Here are the most important tips to take to help you land the job you want in 2020.

1L Grades: How to Overcome a Disappointing First Semester

by Shelley Awe | January 14, 2020

If you’re a 1L disappointed by your first semester law school grades, don’t panic. Follow these tips for improving your second semester strategy.

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