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Top Reasons Why People Left Their Employers in 2023

by Rob Porter | September 26, 2023

In the last few years, many people decided to leave their jobs in hopes of better wages, employee perks, and benefits. Here are the most common reasons why.

Four Key Considerations on the Path to Law Firm Partnership

by Carter Isham | September 20, 2023

Four key considerations for associate attorneys who want to make equity partner at a law firm: partnership structure, firm considerations, biz & career dev.

How and Why Lawyers and Law Students Should Start a Gratitude Practice

by Travis Whitsitt | September 13, 2023

Attorney and law student time is at a premium, but carving space for a gratitude practice can make you better at everything, be it school, a job, or even life.

Survival Tips for Returning to the Office

by Rob Porter | September 12, 2023

Returning to the office? Here are some great tips to help make the transition more manageable.

Practice Area Insights: Where (In The U.S.) Can You Focus on International Law?

by Vault Law Editors | September 06, 2023

In this installment of our Practice Area Insights series, learn a bit about practicing international law, how to prepare, and how to stay current.

5 Signs of a Toxic Boss

by Rob Porter | September 06, 2023

Is your boss causing problems for you and your team? Here are the signs of a toxic boss.

How to Deal with First-Job Jitters

by Gemma Williams | August 31, 2023

Here are some tips to help you prepare for your first job after graduation.

4 Types of Toxic Colleagues and How to Deal with Them

by Gregory Batchelor | August 21, 2023

Toxic coworkers can affect your efficiency, motivation, job performance, and health. Here's how to spot toxic traits and how to deal with toxic colleagues.

How Tracking Your Work Accomplishments Can Improve Your Career

by Rob Porter | August 18, 2023

Keeping track of your accomplishments and projects at work can help improve your career. Here are the benefits.

Will Gen Z Change the Way We Work?

by Rob Porter | August 10, 2023

Generation Z has the potential to change the way we work, but employers might need to meet them halfway.