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3 Pieces of Interview Feedback Hiring Managers Will Never Give You

by Natalie Fisher | June 11, 2021

According to hiring managers, here are three common interview mistakes that candidates make—along with how to fix them.

Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for LGBTQ+ Individuals

by Vault Law Editors | June 10, 2021

In these videos, attorneys at Vault's Best Law Firms for LGBTQ+ Individuals discuss their firms' diversity initiatives and share advice for evaluating firms.

How to Use ‘Deliberate Practice’ to Become an Expert and Boost Your Career

by Vibhu Sinha | June 10, 2021

Only the right kind of practice makes perfect. Here's how to use the "deliberate practice" method to significantly boost your skillset—and grow your career.

Perfect Zoom Backgrounds for Lawyers & Law Students

by Ashley Reed & Mary Kate Sheridan | June 09, 2021

Going virtual doesn't mean you have to sacrifice professionalism (or style!). Check out these Zoom backgrounds for all your legal meetings and events.

5 Habits of Highly Successful Founders

by Matt Shealy | June 08, 2021

Consistent entrepreneurial success rarely happens by accident. Learn about five habits highly successful founders have cultivated.

5 Resume Mistakes Holding You Back—and How to Fix Them

by Dario Herrera | June 08, 2021

Here are easy ways to fix the most common resume mistakes holding you back from making the next best step in your career.

6 IRL Networking Tips for Introverts

by Andi Croft | June 04, 2021

Although networking can be difficult for introverts, it doesn’t have to be. Here are six tips for in-real-life networking success.

How AI Is Transforming Fintech and Where to Find Great AI Roles

by Dina Janevski Farčić | June 03, 2021

Find out how AI chatbots have transformed the fintech industry, and how and where to find great AI roles.

The Big Post-Covid Interview Question and How to Answer It

by Derek Loosvelt | June 01, 2021

Here's the one question you're sure to receive in any post-Covid job interview—along with how to nail it.

Tips for Recovering Your Law School GPA

by Ashley Reed | June 01, 2021

If you didn’t achieve the grades you were hoping for this semester, here are some tips for future improvement.