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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.

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.

Q&A with Harris Williams Investment Banking Associate Bethel Hailemichael

by Derek Loosvelt | October 09, 2020

We recently spoke with Bethel Hailemichael, an associate in the healthcare and life sciences group at global investment banking firm Harris Williams.

4 Ways to Invest in Mental Health Right Now

by Derek Loosvelt | October 08, 2020

In honor of World Mental Health Day and its goal this year, here are four ways you can invest in mental health.

How Safe Will Offices Really Be When They Reopen?

by Derek Loosvelt | October 07, 2020

Given that the White House is now a Covid hotspot, it's understandable that workers are worried about returning to their offices. Here's what they need to know.

Is 2020 a Good Time to Start a Business?

by Laurent Malka | October 02, 2020

Amidst the economic impact of COVID-19, entrepreneurs are wondering if 2020 is a good time to start a business. But it may actually be a perfect time. Read why.

Perspective from Law Firm Leaders: One Firm’s Response to COVID Offers Lessons for the Industry

by O'Melveny & Myers LLP | September 29, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has brought unprecedented changes to the legal industry. Here, leaders at O'Melveny & Myers LLP reflect on the transition to remote work and the ways firm employees, clients, and communities have adapted to the new normal.

7 Career Lessons I Learned from Animal Crossing: New Horizons

by Hayley Lyles | September 28, 2020

Animal Crossing is a major hit for Nintendo—but this adorable simulation game can also help you with your career.

Are Fully Remote Teams More Productive and Profitable?

by Derek Loosvelt | September 22, 2020

We discuss the keys to creating a happier, more productive remote workforce with the cofounder of a 1,000-person consulting firm that's been fully remote for 20 years.

Do Your Hair Toss, Check Your Nails: Dressing for Virtual Interviews

by Ashley Reed | September 14, 2020

Virtual interviews are nothing new, but they're certainly more common now. Check out our tips on what to wear and how to make a good first impression, even through a webcam.

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