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The Princeton Review Ranks Colleges with Best Career Services

by Kaitlin McManus | August 13, 2019

The Princeton Review, long-time ranker of schools, has released their rankings of the best career services offices. Does your school make the cut?

7 Common Job-Search Mistakes New International MBAs Make

by Marcelo Barros | August 13, 2019

Coming to the U.S. to pursue an MBA as an international student is a huge accomplishment. However, don’t forget that you have a lot of work ahead of you, especially if you’ll be seeking U.S. employment. Here are some common mistakes to avoid as you march toward your career goals.

Command a Room with "The Strike Method"

by Lydia Fenet | August 06, 2019

As Christie's Auction House's lead benefit auctioneer, Lydia Fenet knows how to command a room. In this excerpt from her book, "The Most Powerful Woman in the Room is You," she gives advice that anyone can use to engage an audience—no gavel necessary.

Advice for LL.M. Students as They Pave Their Legal Career Paths

by Vault Law Editors | July 15, 2019

The LL.M. job search is significantly different from that of J.D. students, and sometimes candidates must get creative in how they plot their careers. Here are some tips for LL.M. students on developing their legal careers and setting themselves apart.

Three Types of Stories Every Leader Should Master

by Harrison Monarth | June 25, 2019

The fact that people react strongly to stories should motivate business leaders to develop their storytelling skills. Here are three stories every leader should master.

How to Answer the “How Would Someone Else Describe You?” Interview Question

by Kaitlin McManus | June 19, 2019

What do people talk about when they talk about you? We give you some tips on how to answer when an interviewer asks what your friends, coworkers, and boss would say about you.

Living Your Best Life at McKinsey

by McKinsey & Company | June 19, 2019

Take an inside look at the key resources McKinsey & Company has in place to ensure its consultants are living full, well-rounded, and satisfying lives.

4 Options for International Students Who Don’t Win the H-1B Visa Lottery

by Marcelo Barros | June 13, 2019

This year, thousands of international students across the U.S. will not receive H-1B visas. However, all is not lost for students who receive bad news from the H-1B visa lottery. Here are a few options unlucky international students can consider to try to keep their jobs.

5 Entry-Level Jobs for Travel Lovers

by Kaitlin McManus | June 11, 2019

Not all those who wander are lost—in fact, many do it for work. We've gathered up five legit jobs (no "travel blogging" here) for those who want to trek the globe while earning a paycheck.

How to Leverage Your Summer Internship into a Full-Time Job

by Merryn Roberts-Huntley | June 10, 2019

How do you turn your summer internship experience into a job offer? We've got five tips on making your summer situation permanent.

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