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What Even Is Business Casual?

by Kaitlin McManus | January 24, 2020

Business casual is slowly becoming the standard for office dress codes. But what does it mean, really? We break down the dos and don'ts of business casual.

The “W’s and How”: What You Need to Know About Transferring Law Schools

by Shelley Awe | January 22, 2020

It may seem early, but if you want to transfer law schools, the time to plan is now. Whether you began law school intending to transfer or are just curious about the process, here is what you need to know.

What Did the Richest Person in Every Country Study in College? [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | January 21, 2020

Ever wondered what the world's richest people studied in college? Check out these maps that can tell you what the richest person in every country majored in!

Advice from Law Firm Associates on Selecting a Summer Program

by Vault Law Editors | January 17, 2020

Choosing the right summer associate program will help launch your legal career in the right direction. Here, law firm associates share their advice on how to select the ideal summer program for you.

The Best Way to Add Travel to Your Resume

by Vault Careers | January 10, 2020

Knowing how to list the experiences, skills, and accomplishments that travel affords you can help turn your adventures into an asset for your potential employer. Read on to learn how to put travel on your resume!

“They’ll Never Do Business with Us” and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves: Actionable Advice for Success in Business

by Kim Lorenz | January 06, 2020

Kim Lorenz, author and business expert, gives important advice on how to land deals and follow up in ways that will greatly improve your success at work.

Are You a Bad Emailer? Best Practices for Written Communication

by Kaitlin McManus | December 31, 2019

Email is one of the most important tools of communication—but are you using it well? Check out some tips and tricks to being a better communicator at work.

It’s About You. Who is Your Employer of Choice?

by Latham & Watkins LLP | December 30, 2019

First-year of law school is a critical time for paving your future legal career. Read on for tips on finding employer events, networking, and researching to pinpoint your target employers as a 1L.

How to Ask Great Questions at Work [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Careers | December 29, 2019

Asking questions at work can be a little embarrassing or feel unnecessary, but it's one of the best things you can do regarding job performance. Check out these tips on asking the right questions at work.

Thank You, Thank You—Writing a Thank You Note After a Legal Interview

by Kaitlin McManus | December 19, 2019

Sending a thank you note after a legal interview can help you reaffirm your interest in the employer, as well as stand out among candidates. Whether you’re in the middle of 1L interviewing, wrapping up OCI, or breathing a sigh of relief after a long day of callbacks, here is some advice for crafting an effective post-interview thank you.

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