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Derek Loosvelt

Derek Loosvelt is Vault's senior finance editor. Derek has a BS in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MFA in creative writing from the New School. His writing has appeared in several online and print publications. Previously, he worked in investment banking as an M&A analyst and associate.

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Silver Lining for the Class of 2020

by Derek Loosvelt | May 20, 2020

These are scary, uncertain, unsettling times. But they're also times that present opportunities that no graduating class in history has ever been given.

3 Career Lessons from Michael Jordan Documentary ‘The Last Dance’

by Derek Loosvelt | May 19, 2020

There's a lot to learn from ESPN's 10-part Michael Jordan documentary "The Last Dance"—especially when it comes to self-motivation, leadership, and success.

Will All Interviews Be Virtual Post-Covid-19?

by Derek Loosvelt | May 18, 2020

We spoke with the CEO of video interviewing services provider Harqen about the long-term effects of the coronavirus on recruiting and interviewing.

Is Sales & Trading the Right Career for You? A Discussion with 7 Morgan Stanley S&T Professionals

by Derek Loosvelt | May 14, 2020

We recently spoke with several Morgan Stanley sales and trading professionals about what makes S&T such an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

4 Reasons Top Tech Told Employees to Work from Home Until 2021

by Derek Loosvelt | May 12, 2020

A growing number of top tech firms, including Facebook and Google, are telling employees to work from home the rest of the year. Here's why.

4 Ways Offices Will Look Radically Different Post-Quarantine

by Derek Loosvelt | May 05, 2020

Here's how corporate offices are expected to look different when companies reopen in the wake of Covid-19.

5 Ways Covid-19 Will Forever Change the Way We Work

by Derek Loosvelt | May 01, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in many changes to workplaces worldwide. And some of these changes are likely here to stay—for the better.

How Trump’s Temporary COVID-19 Immigration Ban Affects International Students’ Job Search

by Derek Loosvelt | April 30, 2020

To shed light on the latest developments impacting international students in the U.S., Vault spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

How to Look Better on Zoom and Other Video Conferencing Tips

by Derek Loosvelt | April 27, 2020

Today, Zoom has over 100 million daily users. Given the Zoom boom, you need to know how to use Zoom properly, so here are six tips for better Zoom meetings.

How Top Accounting Firms Are Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Derek Loosvelt | April 15, 2020

Find out how some of Vault's top-ranked accounting firms are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

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