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Vault's 2020 Rankings of the Best Consulting Firms to Work For Are Here!

by Stephan Maldonado | August 20, 2019

Vault's 2020 rankings of the Best Consulting Firms are here. Browse our Consulting 50, Best Boutiques, and Quality of Life rankings to see who's number one.

Tips for a Standout Callback Interview

by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP | August 07, 2019

Offers for summer associate positions are often made after the callback interview stage, so candidates should make the most of these visits. Read on for tips on navigating the callback interview process, including research strategies and how to tailor your questions.

3 Crucial Aspects of Company Culture to Consider Before Taking the Job

by Smith Willas | July 31, 2019

A solid paycheck and good benefits package aren’t enough to keep you happy at work. Before accepting a new position, it’s extremely important to explore your prospective employer’s office culture more deeply.

Interview Advice from Presidential Debates

by Derek Loosvelt | July 29, 2019

These days, presidential debates are more like job interviews than debates. The downside of this is it can be hard to differentiate candidates' stances on the issues; the upside is debates can teach you lot about interviewing—including how to improve your interviewing skills.

Tips for Navigating the Job Search Process in the Age of AI

by Greg Miller | July 07, 2019

Artificial intelligence is everywhere—especially on the job hunt. From application to offer, we've got advice on how to make sure even the machines know you're the best candidate for the job.

The 4 Simple Behaviors that Turn Ordinary People Into CEOs, According to Researchers

by Leah Thomas via Fairygodboss | July 02, 2019

Think you can never become a CEO? Think again, say the authors of The CEO Next Door. Here are four traits that can help people become the CEO they’ve always wanted to be.

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.

3 Common Interview Tips NOT to Take

by Derek Loosvelt | June 18, 2019

Interviews are stressful, so it's understandable to want to get as much advice about them as possible. However, some interview advice can hurt rather than help you. Here are three common tips to beware of.

5 Tips for Staying Healthy and Energized During OCI

by Diane Costigan, Winston & Strawn Director of Coaching and Well-Being | June 17, 2019

The summer associate interview process can feel like a whirlwind, and you may find yourself falling into unhealthy habits. Here, Winston & Strawn's Director of Coaching and Well-Being shares tips on how to keep yourself healthy and grounded during OCI.

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