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Breaking Free from the Rush: How to Overcome False Urgency and Boost Productivity

by Rob Porter | April 11, 2024

A false sense of urgency at work can create all kinds of problems for your team. Here are the signs, and how to deal with false urgency.

The Summer Experience at Weil's Texas Offices

by Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP | April 10, 2024

In this sponsored Regional Resource Center post by Weil, learn all about the summer experience at the firm’s Texas offices.

Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid in a Legal Job Search

by Vault Law Editors | April 09, 2024

In this post, the Vault Law editors examine the most common errors in writing cover letters for legal jobs and give tips on avoiding them.

Internship Exit Interviews: A Guide to Answering Common Questions

by Rob Porter | April 09, 2024

At the conclusion of an internship, you might have to conduct an exit interview. Here's how to answer some commonly asked questions.

The Top Five Law Firms for Energy, Oil & Gas

by Travis Whitsitt | April 08, 2024

In this post by law editor Travis Whitsitt, we take a look at the top five Energy, Oil & Gas law firms from our 2023 Vault Law Annual Associate Survey.

Top 6 U.S. Metro Areas for Remote Workers

by Rob Porter | April 05, 2024

Remote workers want to know that their jobs are secure. Here are the top 6 U.S. states for remote workers.

Thank You Notes After Legal Interviews

by Vault Law Editors | April 03, 2024

In this post from the Vault Law editors, we discuss the reasons to send a thank you note after a legal interview as well as tips for composing it.

Beyond the Listings: Exploring the Hidden Job Market

by Rob Porter | April 03, 2024

Only around 20% of available jobs are ever officially posted. Here's how to access and explore the hidden job market.

How Women Can Begin to Close the Confidence Gap

by Emily Wiegand | April 03, 2024

In this Vault video, we discuss the confidence gap and how women can use more direct language to be more confident in the workplace.

Private Equity Career Paths: A Guide for Future Lawyers

by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP | April 02, 2024

In this sponsored post from Paul, Weiss, learn more about the various career paths of private equity law from three of their partners.