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The Power of Mentorship: Benefits & Best Practices For Law Students

by Goodwin Procter | September 15, 2022

When it comes to the true practice of law, you learn through practical, hands-on experience—including how to forge powerful mentorships.

The Right Way to Build Your LinkedIn Profile

by Entrepreneurs Tutor | September 13, 2022

Here are the 10 essential steps for building out a great LinkedIn profile.

EQ, Part Deux: Why the legal industry needs EQ now more than ever

by Julia DiPrete | September 11, 2022

Why is the legal industry suffering from a severe shortage of EQ? In EQ, Part Deux, we unpack the reasons for this deficit so we can diagnose the problem.

In Demand and Emerging Practice Areas

by Peter Horvath | September 07, 2022

Demand and opportunities in legal practice areas are always changing, and attorneys must be willing and flexible to work in areas where opportunities are.

6 Online Courses That Will Boost Your Career

by Susan Craig | September 06, 2022

Learning outside the workplace is a must for anyone who wants to grow. Here are six great online courses that will boost your career.

Emotional Intelligence: What Is It and Why Do Lawyers Need It?

by Julia DiPrete | September 06, 2022

One of the biggest indicators of professional success is a soft skill: emotional intelligence.

Q&A with Advancy Consultant David Su

by Vault-Firsthand | September 01, 2022

We spoke with Advancy Consultant David Su about his background, the best parts about working at Advancy, and his recommendations for students and professionals.

Growing Legal Markets Primed for New Attorneys

by Peter Horvath | August 31, 2022

Traditionally, large cities have drawn the brightest legal minds. However, law students should look at other growing legal markets for opportunities.

6 Skills Hiring Managers Look for in Job Candidates

by Ashley Barty | August 29, 2022

Here are the skills that hiring managers are looking for—and that you must be able to demonstrate in your applications and interviews.

Now Is The Time To Update Your Resume

by Rebecca King-Newman | August 29, 2022

The legal job market is hot with rising salaries. Is it time to make a move? If the answer is yes, it is time to update and refresh your resume with these tips.