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What Are the Benefits of a 'Work BFF' and How Do You Find One?

by Vault Careers | May 15, 2019

A 'work BFF' can help you in many ways. But what exactly can having a 'work BFF' do for you? And how do you go about getting one?

3 Things You're Doing Wrong When Giving Performance Feedback to Your Team

by Derek Loosvelt | April 25, 2019

Performance feedback is just as hard to give as to receive. Here are three things managers are likely doing wrong when giving critical feedback to employees.

A Day in the Life of an Investment Banking Associate at Harris Williams

by Vault Careers | April 16, 2019

Here's what a typical day looks like in the life of Maury Nolen, an investment banking associate for Harris Williams.

3 Takeaways from Goldman Sachs' Aggressive Pursuit of Diversity

by Derek Loosvelt | March 27, 2019

Goldman announced plans to drastically improve the diversity of its workforce. Here's how the plans will affect the firm, Wall Street, and the workforce at large.

Pros and Cons of Working for the Big 4 and Other Top Accounting Firms

by Derek Loosvelt | March 20, 2019

We've compiled the most common pros and cons of working in accounting, as told to us by 8,000 accounting professionals of all levels, from entry level to partner.

11 New Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Are Asking Now

by Vault Careers | February 26, 2019

Here are several new "Tell me about a time ..." interview questions that Big 4 professionals told us their firms are now asking interviewees.

How and Where to Find a Venture Capital Job

by Vault Careers | November 29, 2018

If you're thinking about joining the red-hot VC industry, here's everything you need to know to get your job search started.

How to Answer the 7 Most Important Sales & Trading Interview Questions

by Vault Careers | November 27, 2018

Here are some of the most common interview questions that you'll face in a sales & trading interview—and that you'll need to nail to get an S&T job.

5 Ways Amazon's NYC HQ Will Affect the City's Workforce

by Derek Loosvelt | November 14, 2018

Here are five ways Amazon's new headquarters in Long Island City will likely change the way New Yorkers work.

4 Essential Skills for Forex Trading

by John James | November 09, 2018

We break out the skills you need to be successful in the forex market, helping you decide whether you’re cut out for the fast-paced world of currency trading.

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