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Coming Soon: The Four-Day Workweek

by Rob Porter | June 23, 2022

The four-day work week could be the new standard for many companies. Here's why.

5 Best Reasons to Work for a Nonprofit

by David Hutchinson | May 17, 2022

There are many advantages of working for a non-profit organization, and here are five of the most important.

Vault Celebrates Top Employers for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

by Firsthand | May 16, 2022

We spoke with professionals at some of our top-ranked banking and consulting firms for diversity to hear about what their firms are doing on the DEI front.

Understanding the Different Types of Mental Health Leave

by Rob Porter | May 10, 2022

Stressed out, burned out, and feeling like it's time for a rest? Here are some options for a much needed mental health break.

5 Great Information Technology Companies to Work for in 2022

by Rob Porter | May 05, 2022

Gearing up for a career in information technology? Here are some great companies to work for.

How to Write Your Own Performance Review

by Rob Porter | April 28, 2022

Got an upcoming performance review? We show you how to complete your self-assessment with ease.

Do You Still Need to Write a Cover Letter?

by Andrew Fennell | April 25, 2022

Is it still necessary to send cover letters? Do employers even read them? We answer these and other common cover letter questions.

The Best Remote Job Search Websites of 2022

by Rob Porter | April 19, 2022

Looking for a remote job? Here are our picks for the best online remote job search platforms of 2022.

25 Best Accounting Firms for 2023

by Firsthand | April 18, 2022

We surveyed 9,700 accounting professionals. Find out which firm is the No. 1 overall best to work for, and which firms are best in comp, culture, and more.

4 Ways The Great Resignation Can Be an Advantage for Employees

by Rob Porter | April 15, 2022

The Great Resignation is still in full swing. Here's how you can use it to your advantage.