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Advice for LL.M. Students as They Pave Their Legal Career Paths

by Vault Law Editors | July 15, 2019

The LL.M. job search is significantly different from that of J.D. students, and sometimes candidates must get creative in how they plot their careers. Here are some tips for LL.M. students on developing their legal careers and setting themselves apart.

Three Types of Stories Every Leader Should Master

by Harrison Monarth | June 25, 2019

The fact that people react strongly to stories should motivate business leaders to develop their storytelling skills. Here are three stories every leader should master.

How to Answer the “How Would Someone Else Describe You?” Interview Question

by Kaitlin McManus | June 19, 2019

What do people talk about when they talk about you? We give you some tips on how to answer when an interviewer asks what your friends, coworkers, and boss would say about you.

Living Your Best Life at McKinsey

by McKinsey & Company | June 19, 2019

Take an inside look at the key resources McKinsey & Company has in place to ensure its consultants are living full, well-rounded, and satisfying lives.

4 Options for International Students Who Don’t Win the H-1B Visa Lottery

by Marcelo Barros | June 13, 2019

This year, thousands of international students across the U.S. will not receive H-1B visas. However, all is not lost for students who receive bad news from the H-1B visa lottery. Here are a few options unlucky international students can consider to try to keep their jobs.

5 Entry-Level Jobs for Travel Lovers

by Kaitlin McManus | June 11, 2019

Not all those who wander are lost—in fact, many do it for work. We've gathered up five legit jobs (no "travel blogging" here) for those who want to trek the globe while earning a paycheck.

How to Leverage Your Summer Internship into a Full-Time Job

by Merryn Roberts-Huntley | June 10, 2019

How do you turn your summer internship experience into a job offer? We've got five tips on making your summer situation permanent.

The ONE Skill Innovative Companies Value Most: A Deloitte Perspective

by Stephan Maldonado | June 07, 2019

New technologies and increased digitization drive Industry 4.0. Deloitte surveyed innovative companies to find the one skill they value most. The answer may surprise you.

Inclusive Commute: Pride Edition

by Kaitlin McManus | June 04, 2019

We continue our "Inclusive Commute" series with books for Pride season—so bust out that rainbow flag and settle into your bus seat with a great read from and about amazing LGBTQ+ people.

My Challenge for the Class of 2019

by Derek Loosvelt | May 23, 2019

Before you head off into the sunset and begin your career, here is one final recommendation for you.

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