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Maintaining a Focus on Career Readiness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Michelle L. Kyriakides, Ed.D | June 03, 2020

The Director of Hofstra University's Career Center discusses how career services professionals can continue to focus on serving students amidst the pandemic.

How to Talk About George Floyd and Racism with Your Team

by Derek Loosvelt | June 03, 2020

If you're finding it hard to know how to speak to your team about George Floyd's death and the anti-racist protests, here are some tips and ideas that can help.

5 Self-Care Apps for Lawyers and Law Students

by Kaitlin McManus | June 03, 2020

The importance of self care has been thrown in sharp relief during this pandemic. Check out some apps to help you check in with yourself.

Work-From-Home Staycation: A Reading List and Burnout Balm

by Kaitlin McManus | June 02, 2020

The work-from-home grind is starting to feel intense. Take a break with this reading list designed to combat burnout and take the sting out of cancelled vacation plans.

3 Virtual Interview Tips and a Checklist

by David Solloway | June 02, 2020

Here are three virtual interview tips, along with a checklist that'll help you the day before, the day of, and during your virtual interview.

I've Been Laid Off, Now What? A Career Coach Discusses How to Dive Back Into Your Job Search

by Carla Isabel Carstens | June 02, 2020

Career coach Carla Carstens discusses how to approach a job search after a layoff and strategies for pivoting to industries doing better during the pandemic.

How to Make the Most of Your Virtual Summer Program

by Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | June 02, 2020

COVID-19 has prompted many law firms to introduce virtual summer programs. Read on for 10 tips on maximizing this time as a remote summer associate.

How Top Wall Streets Firms Are Reacting to George Floyd's Death

by Derek Loosvelt | June 01, 2020

In the wake of George Floyd's death, several top Wall Street employers have issued statements about the incident, other incidents like it, and the protests that have followed.

How Covid-19 is Changing the Way Nonprofits Fundraise [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | May 29, 2020

Vanessa Wakeman, CEO of the Wakeman Agency, discusses the impact of Covid-19 on nonprofits during the year's busiest fundraising season and how to move forward.

What to Ask During a Networking Interview

by Shelley Awe | May 28, 2020

Networking is more important than ever, but once you’ve made a new connection and set up a meeting, what should you plan to talk about?

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