A Day in the Life: Entry-Level Tax Associate at a Big Four Accounting Firm

8:00 AM: Arrive at work. I like to get in a little earlier than others (most other people in the office get in around 9:00 a.m.). This gives me a chance to check e-mail and voicemail, take care of administrative …

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A Day in the Life: Mid-level Corporate Law Associate

8:30 AM: Arrive at the office and read the local business journal or business section of the newspaper. (Local companies still make up the bulk of most firms’ business.) Skim through any trade publications looking for articles relevant to clients’ …

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4 Tips for Searching for Companies that Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Everyone's heard the phrase “diversity and inclusion” (“D&I” for short), but what does it really mean? Why is it so important? And how do you find companies that prioritize it?

In honor of Black History Month, below are the answers to …

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How to Write Professional Emails That Get the Results You Want

People get dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of emails (let’s not even talk about how many unread emails are sitting in my inbox right now) and it’s easy to miss—or just plain ignore—them on a scroll. So when you’re writing …

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Data Professionals Are in High Demand—Here Are 8 Jobs You Should Consider

Are you looking for a career with a significant amount of potential and opportunity in 2021 (and beyond)? If so, one career path you’ll definitely want to explore is data and analytics.

According to the World Economic Forum’s The Future …

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3 Essential Job-Search Strategies for International Students in 2021

To say the least, the Trump administration didn't extend a warm welcome to international students at U.S. colleges and universities. Will the Biden administration be more welcoming? Will international students have a better chance of securing H-1B visas? Will they …

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Vault’s 2021 Rankings of the Best Consulting Firms to Work For

Today, we’re thrilled to announce the release of our annual rankings of the Best Consulting Firms to Work For in North America for 2021! Vault’s Consulting Rankings highlight the best firms in 42 categories and include the overall Top 50, …

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A Day in the Life: Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

6:00 AM: I wake up and head to work—a 30-second walk to my home office! I go over my schedule for the day and respond to pressing e-mails.

7:00 AM: I either begin work at home or travel to hospitals …

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A Day in the Life: Project Manager for Interior Design Firm

9:00 AM: Arrive at office. Review messages from clients and vendors. Check schedule for meetings and top priorities. Sort through paperwork and yesterday’s mail.

10:00 AM: Contact vendors regarding status of outstanding orders. Check availability on fabrics head designer has …

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6 Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid

There is some truth to the old adage, “a mistake is just an opportunity for growth and learning.” A minor error can usually be seen as a lesson on what not to do, so don’t be afraid to mess up now and …

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