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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.

Why Fintech Is Growing So Fast and How to Break Into the Industry

by Derek Loosvelt | June 15, 2021

Fintech is one of the fastest-growing industries and most desirable to work in. Find out why it's on the rise and how to position yourself for a fintech job.

How AI Is Transforming Fintech and Where to Find Great AI Roles

by Dina Janevski Farčić | June 03, 2021

Find out how AI chatbots have transformed the fintech industry, and how and where to find great AI roles.

6 Options for International Students Who Didn’t Win the H-1B Lottery

by Derek Loosvelt | May 04, 2021

We spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros about the options available to international students who didn't win the H-1B lottery.

Fintech Disruptors Poised to Thrive (and Hire) Post-Covid

by Ken McCord | April 22, 2021

Fintech is booming. And if you're looking to join the sector, here are three fintech companies that are disrupting their respective industries.

50 Best Accounting Firms for 2022

by Derek Loosvelt | April 15, 2021

Our new accounting rankings are here! Find out which firm ranks No. 1 overall, and which firms rank No. 1 in workplace categories like culture, compensation, and hours.

16 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Ask—and How to Answer Them

by Derek Loosvelt | April 06, 2021

If you’re looking to join a Big 4 firm, here are the “Tell me about a time …” questions you need to nail (along with helpful hints on how to nail them).

Vault's Top-Ranked Banking Firms for Women Celebrate Women's History Month

by Vault Careers | March 26, 2021

For Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting some of our top-ranked investment banking firms for women—along with these firm's career development initiatives for women.

Vault's Top-Ranked Accounting Firms for Women Celebrate Women's History Month

by Vault Careers | March 23, 2021

In the following videos, women at top-ranked accounting firms speak about how their firms specifically support women accounting professionals.

Which Wall Street Firms Are Best for Racial and Ethnic Diversity?

by Derek Loosvelt | February 01, 2021

In honor of Black History Month, we’re highlighting the five firms that topped our 2021 ranking of the Best Banking Firms for Racial & Ethnic Diversity.