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How to Prepare for a Layoff in Tech

by Emily Wiegand | November 30, 2022

Twitter, Meta, and other tech firms are scaling back their workforces. Here are three things you can do to prepare for a potential layoff if you work in tech.

Top Tips for Success as a First Year

by Molly Behan, Bracewell LLP | November 28, 2022

In this sponsored post from Bracewell, learn the top tips for success in your first year.

These Students Landed a Summer Associate Position By Applying Directly. They Recommend You Do Too.

by Latham & Watkins | November 21, 2022

In this sponsored post by Latham & Watkins, learn about the potential advantages of applying directly for summer positions.

The Benefits of Pro Bono Work

by Rebecca King-Newman | November 16, 2022

There are a lot of benefits to taking on pro bono work—gaining skills, refreshing your outlook on your career, benefiting the greater community—many positives!

5 Reasons to Take a Gap Year in 2023

by Andrew Fennell | November 16, 2022

A gap year can be a great way to take a pause from academia—and even invest in your future. Here are five reasons to take a gap year in 2023.

How Ropes & Gray’s Summer Program Encourages Learning and Discovery

by Ropes & Gray | November 14, 2022

In this sponsored post, learn more about Ropes & Gray's summer program.

4 Easy Ways Entrepreneurs Can Build Long-Term Business Relationships

by Erik Bergman | November 14, 2022

Many factors play crucial roles in making a business successful, and among the most important is the ability to build long-term relationships.

New Hire’s Remorse: A Review and What to Do About It – Part I

by Peter Horvath | November 09, 2022

Employees report dissatisfaction with employment situations very soon after beginning their jobs and experience what has been dubbed “new hire’s remorse."

Five Reasons to Become a Private Funds Lawyer

by Vicky Forrester, Paul, Weiss | November 07, 2022

In this sponsored post from Paul, Weiss, Vicky Forrester explains five reasons to consider a career in private funds.

7 Tips for Identifying Your Strengths

by Natalia Dunn | November 02, 2022

Identifying what you’re good at is harder than it seems. Here are seven essential tips for finding your strengths.