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Feeling Underappreciated at Work? Here’s What to Do

by Rob Porter | July 12, 2024

If you're feeling underappreciated at work it can have a negative impact on your performance. Here's how to increase your visibility and get some recognition.

Tips for Success as a Summer Associate

by Vault Law Editors | July 10, 2024

In this post from the Vault Law editors, we highlight some proven tips for success in your summer associate programs.

2025’s Best Midsize Law Firms Plus the Top 150 Under 150 List

by Carter Isham | July 09, 2024

Vault Law announces the 2025 Midsize Regional Prestige rankings, 2025 Midsize Best Law Firms to Work For rankings, and the 2025 Top 150 Under 150 list.

How Students Can Find Gig Work and Earn Loads of Extra Money

by Gemma Williams | July 09, 2024

We take a close look at the gig economy, focusing on how it can benefit students, how to find gig work, and how to overcome common gig-work challenges.

How to Call Out Sick from Work: Tips and Templates

by Rob Porter | July 02, 2024

Getting sick is a fact of life. Here's how to call professionally call out sick from work.

A Rundown of the 2025 Vault Prestige Rankings

by Maria Ho, Head of Research & Rankings—Vault | June 18, 2024

In this post from Vault Head of Research Maria Ho, we are proud to present the initial takeaways and highlights from the 2025 Vault Law prestige rankings.

Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

by Rob Porter | June 04, 2024

Contrary to popular belief, introverts can be just as effective in leadership roles as their extroverted counterparts. Here are the reasons why.

The Importance of Creativity in the Workplace

by Rob Porter | May 29, 2024

Creativity leads to innovative solutions, enhanced productivity, and a more engaging work environment. Here's what you need to know.

Ethical Issues Around AI Use in the Legal Industry

by Travis Whitsitt | May 22, 2024

In this post by law editor Travis Whitsitt, we take an introductory look at the hot topics around AI ethics in the legal industry.

Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace: What Employers Can Do

by Rob Porter | May 21, 2024

Mental health issues can negatively impact productivity, job satisfaction, and employee retention. Here's how employers can help.