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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.

How to Manage Your Career Like a Financial Asset

by Lisa Rangel | August 19, 2019

For most people, their biggest assets are their careers, not their homes. And like a home, a career can be proactively managed in order to increase its value. Find out how to do that here.

4 Cybersecurity Career Paths and How to Train for Them

by Joel Syder | August 16, 2019

Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand, as companies in just about every industry need to protect their businesses from data breaches and cyberattacks. If cybersecurity interests you, here are the field's four main career options and the recommended training for each.

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?

5 Automation Trends Impacting the Finance Industry and 10 Fintech Firms Driving Them

by Christopher Grey | August 13, 2019

Finance firms are increasingly using tools and programs to automate their work processes. Here are five areas in which automation is disrupting the finance industry, along with some of the fintech firms driving this change—all of which are hiring.

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.

Not Just a Job Search: Developing Your Future Network

by Mike Gotham, Director of Recruiting & Retention, Perkins Coie LLP, and Shelley Levine, Senior Attorney Recruiting Manager, Perkins Coie LLP | August 12, 2019

Summer associate recruiting is not an isolated activity—the legal community is small in many cities, and it is likely you will cross paths in the future with those you meet during summer recruiting. Check out these tips on maximizing this opportunity to develop your professional network.

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.

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.

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.

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