This Northwestern Mutual Advisor Wants to Close the Gap for People of Color in the Financial Industry

Originally from Togo, Africa, Bilal Afolabi came to Connecticut with his family when he was eight. Afolabi credits his entrepreneurial spirit to his father, a small-business owner who started his own trucking company at a young age.

“Growing up, my …

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Top Vault Consulting Firms Discuss Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are not simply talking points at all-company meetings; they are requirements for the modern workplace. A company can’t reach its potential unless a wide array of perspectives are heard and employees with those differing perspectives are made …

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9 Tech Keywords that Should Be on Your Resume

Introducing Your Tech Glossary

If you’re looking to land a tech job for the first time, you may be concerned that your resume doesn’t read as “techie” enough. After all, it’s tough to compete with industry insiders who speak – …

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What is Ableism? | Confronting Ableism in the Workplace

Despite the significant number of people living with disability across the U.S.—and the world at large—widespread misconceptions about disability can cause ableist language and behavior to proliferate. 

But what is ableism, and how does it play out in the …

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An ex-Goldman Sachs insider’s 10 tips on how to sail through investment banking interviews

This blog post was published on efinancial Careers by Paul Clarke 21 September 2017

It’s graduate recruitment season in investment banks. While the vast majority of front office roles go to summer analysts who have converted their internship, most investment …

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The Start of A Great Career

Wills Hutras ’20 has always been interested in understanding different cultures and how they work together in a business setting, and the Global Commerce major with its balance of “soft” and “hard” skill development was a “perfect fit.”

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What It Takes To Nail A Tech Interview—An Interviewer’s Perspective

Preparing for a technical interview can sometimes feel daunting, and you don’t quite know where to begin. To demystify the technical interview process at Expedia Group, we spoke to Daniela Veloz, a Senior Software Engineer at Expedia Group who has …

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Vault-Firsthand Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair—REGISTRATION STILL OPEN!

On Tuesday, August 24, Vault-Firsthand will be hosting a free Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair. The fair will take place between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. EST, and is open to all undergrad and grad students studying science, technology, …

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Supporting Law Students and Lawyers with Disabilities

How can the legal profession be more supportive of students and lawyers with disabilities? This was one of the topics presented during day one of this year's NALP Annual Education Conference. In “Level Up: How to Support Your Law Students …

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