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How to Effectively Persuade Your Clients and Colleagues

by Vibhu Sinha | September 27, 2021

No matter what you’re selling—including ideas to clients and colleagues—success relies on your persuasion skills. So, here are three ways to be more persuasive.

How to Be More Interesting in Interviews

by Charlotte Lin | September 23, 2021

Although not explicitly, hiring managers judge interviewees on how interesting they are. So, here are four ways to be more interesting in interviews.

Abbott's 'Shaping the Future of STEM' Podcast (Episode 3)

by Vault Careers | September 23, 2021

In the third episode of Shaping the Future of STEM, intern Fiona Harley speaks with Zaina Bawa-Mamudu, a microbiologist for Abbott’s Structural Heart division.

Is it Time for a Lateral Move? Key Things to Consider

by Vault Law Editors | September 21, 2021

Here are some key things to consider before making the switch to another law firm.

Quick Tips for Law School Outlines [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Law Editors | September 21, 2021

Follow these tips for creating the best law school outlines to help you prepare for final exams.

7 Tips for a Successful Career Change

by Maria Bohdanovska | September 21, 2021

With the right preparation, a career shift won’t just be a leap of faith. Here are seven tips that will help you make a smooth transition.

What to Do When Employers Are Ignoring You

by Andrew Fennell | September 20, 2021

Here are five things to do to make sure your applications stand out and stay out of rejection piles.

Maximizing Your Law School Experience Beyond the Classroom

by Mary Kate Sheridan | September 20, 2021

While law school grades are important, they aren't everything—your experiences outside the classroom are also valuable in paving your future legal career. Read on for three opportunities you shouldn't overlook as a law student.

6 Ways to Retain Female Employees

by Gladys Simen | September 16, 2021

Here are six tips that’ll help your company retain both prepartum and postpartum employees.

Navigating the In-House Attorney Interview

by Vault Law Editors | September 15, 2021

In-house interviews aren't entirely different from other types of legal interviews, but there are unique aspects of the process you should prepare for.