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Abbott's 'Shaping the Future of STEM' Podcast (Episode 3)

by Vault Careers | September 23, 2021

In the third episode of Shaping the Future of STEM, intern Fiona Harley speaks with Zaina Bawa-Mamudu, a microbiologist for Abbott’s Structural Heart division.

6 Ways to Retain Female Employees

by Gladys Simen | September 16, 2021

Here are six tips that’ll help your company retain both prepartum and postpartum employees.

Women in STEM Career Fair: ‘Beyond the Glass Ceiling’ Panel Discussion

by Vault Careers | September 13, 2021

Here are three takeaways from our Women in STEM Career Fair "Beyond the Glass Ceiling" panel discussion.

Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

by Justin C. Pearson | September 07, 2021

Here are a few different ways veterans can use professional development to help advance their careers.

How to Tell If a Company Truly Values Diversity and Inclusion (or Is Just All Talk)

by Victorio Duran III | July 16, 2021

Employers talk a lot about diversity, but how do you know if they truly value it? Here are seven ways to tell if an employer truly prioritizes D&I.

Celebrating Vault’s Top-Ranked Firms for LGBTQ+ Equity: Armanino, Bain, McKinsey, and Schellman

by Vault Careers | June 24, 2021

In honor of Pride, we’re highlighting some of the best employers for LGBTQ+ equity. Find out what makes these firms the most inclusive for LGBTQ+ individuals.

Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for LGBTQ+ Individuals

by Vault Law Editors | June 10, 2021

In these videos, attorneys at Vault's Best Law Firms for LGBTQ+ Individuals discuss their firms' diversity initiatives and share advice for evaluating firms.

Top Vault Consulting Firms Discuss Diversity & Inclusion

by Vault Consulting Editors | June 01, 2021

Partners at three of Vault's top-ranked consulting firms speak about their firms' DEI programs and the importance of diversity in the workplace.

How to Stay Focused and Mentally Healthy at Work

by Derek Loosvelt | May 24, 2021

We spoke with Potential Project Founder and CEO Rasmus Hougaard about his company's new study on mind-wandering, and how to improve mental focus and wellbeing.

What Are Affinity Groups & How Can They Help You Grow as a Lawyer

by Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP | April 28, 2021

Lawyers from Gibson Dunn explain what affinity groups are and how these groups have helped them professionally and personally.