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How to Be Persuasive in Video Interviews and Virtual Meetings

by Derek Loosvelt | May 07, 2021

We spoke with negotiation and influence expert Andres Lares about his new book, "Persuade," and how it applies to interviews and meetings.

Lessons Learned from Virtual OCI

by Mary Kate Sheridan | May 04, 2021

This past year, many law schools and law firms shifted to remote interviewing due to COVID-19. Here are five takeaways from this virtual recruiting season.

5 Books College Graduates Entering the Hybrid Workplace Need to Read

by Stephanie Jones | April 28, 2021

The post-pandemic workplace is evolving as more employees work in a hybrid setting or entirely remote. Here are five books every college graduate should read to help them prepare.

3 Career Lessons from Oscar-Winner Chloé Zhao

by Derek Loosvelt | April 26, 2021

Here are three lessons that anyone, inside or outside the film industry, can take away from the award-winning filmmaker's short but wildly successful career.

4 Interview Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

by Natasha Shetty | April 20, 2021

Here are four common interview mistakes that could be preventing you from getting the job and career you want.

This Year, McKinsey Aims to Welcome More New Colleagues Than Ever Before

by McKinsey | April 12, 2021

Learn how McKinsey, Vault's Best Consulting Firm to Work For in 2021, aims to hire more new colleagues than ever before this year.

8 Ways to Land Your Dream Job in Tech

by Stephanie Jones | April 12, 2021

Now is the time to pursue that dream job in tech. Learn how to do it with these eight tips.

3 Warning Signs of an Unhealthy Workplace

by Chris Norton | April 09, 2021

As a job seeker, you need to be able to identify a healthy work environment. Here are three indicators of an unhealthy workplace you should look out for.

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).

8 Mind Tricks for Crushing Your Interviews

by Natalie Fisher | March 30, 2021

Often, what determines the outcome of your interviews has little to do with the questions you’re asked. Instead, it's often dependent on your interview mindset.