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Vault’s Careers Blog covers working world news and trends, with advice and strategies for modern careerists. Careers Blog contributors advise on everything from cover letters to exit interviews, with an ear to the ground on recruiting trends, unemployment numbers, and the ever changing job market.

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5 Essential Networking Steps for Undergrads and Grad Students

by Vibhu Sinha | January 14, 2021

Here are the five steps of professional networking for undergrad and grad students looking for internships and full-time jobs.

Vault Acquires Firsthand, the Leading Mentoring and Engagement Platform for Students and Alumni

by Fredrik Marø | January 13, 2021

We're thrilled to announce that Vault has joined forces with Firsthand, the premier career mentoring and engagement platform for students and alumni. Find out how we're taking our mission of democratizing access to great careers to a whole new level.

Sidley Recruiters Share the Top Eight Questions You Should Ask in Your Law Firm Interview

by Jenny Connelly and Lauryn Bronstein—Sidley Austin LLP | January 11, 2021

Crafting thoughtful, interesting questions is an important step in preparing for your next law firm interview. Here, recruiters from Sidley share top questions you should ask.

Virtual Training in the Post-COVID Era: Complete Guide

by Eduard Klein | January 08, 2021

If you deliver courses and training, you must invest in developing content tailored to online learners. Learn how to create virtual training programs and strategies for the post-COVID era.

10 Behavioral Interviewing Tips for Success During OCI and Callbacks

by Shearman & Sterling | January 07, 2021

Behavioral interview questions are becoming more common during law firm interviews, and preparing for them is key. Read on for best practices for approaching these questions.

How to Ace ‘Guesstimate’ Interview Questions

by Vault Careers | January 06, 2021

Guesstimates are among the most unnerving interview questions you can get. But if you know how to approach them, they won’t throw you off at all.

Strategies for Achieving Work-Life Balance in BigLaw

by Kirkland & Ellis | January 05, 2021

For many lawyers, work-life balance seems like an elusive goal, and the move to remote work in the wake of COVID-19 has blurred the lines of work and personal time even more. Read on for strategies on achieving balance.

How to Feel More Confident in Interviews

by Julia Adams | January 04, 2021

Here are five ways to fight interview anxiety—and boost your confidence in the process.

6 Steps to Beginning a Career in SEO

by Stephanie Jones | January 03, 2021

Part marketing, part web coding, and part content development, SEO requires flexibility, patience, and an appetite for learning. Are you up to the challenge? Here’s how to build a career in SEO.

6 Tips for Being an Effective Manager During the Pandemic

by Finnegan Pierson | December 28, 2020

The uncertainty and stress caused by the pandemic can put a strain on employees. Here are six tips that can help you be an effective manager during this time.

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