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5 Reasons You Should Write a Cover Letter—Even When the Job Description Says It’s Optional

We get it. Writing a cover letter for every application is hard. So when you come across the words “cover letter optional” on a job posting, you might feel a weight lift off of you. After all, your application just …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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7 Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021 (and How You Can Adapt)

I know everyone is tired of hearing the words “unprecedented” and “2020” together. So I’m going to say that this last year was…extremely unordinary. And it’s probably safe to say that many of us are eager to put 2020 in …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
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The Best Law Firms for Wellness

Law is a demanding profession with steep hours, high stress, and immense pressure—and in recent years, law firms have begun answering the call for more resources to support well-being. That’s why this year, Vault launched its first-ever law firm wellness …

By Vault Law Editors - Vault
Vault
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7 Tips for Acing Virtual Interviews

With Covid-19 cases continuing to rise and most white-collar employees still working remotely, virtual interviews are still the norm—and will likely be so for the foreseeable future. This means that, to grow your career, you need to know how to nail …

By Sam Radbil - Vault
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Should You Go to Grad School? 5 Things to Consider in the COVID Era

During times of economic weakness or uncertainty, many graduate programs see their applications swell. There are already signs that the economic strain brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will drive the same kind of increased interest in graduate school.

While …

By Patrick Mullane - The Muse
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