Over the course of the last fifteen years, the economy has been at some of its highest highs and lowest lows. Millennials are often cited as taking the brunt of two "once in a generation" economic downturns: the housing market crash of 2007 and the ongoing economic chaos that is the COVID-19 pandemic. The financial tolls for individuals can be devastating. However, recessions can also open up a space for new businesses; market needs are thrown into sharp relief, giving new companies the opportunity to gain a foothold. Sound far-fetched? Take a look at this infographic from BusinessFinancing.co.uk to see companies that were founded during recessions from the past hundred years that are still around and thriving today.
In the past year, many companies have transitioned to permanent or semi-permanent work-from-home arrangements. As a result, hiring managers have adjusted their expectations, needs, and requirements when it comes to looking for new hires.
For those who are invested in such things, be they prospective students assessing which school to attend or alumni wondering how the prestige of their alma mater is faring, the new US News law rankings released on March 28. There was one extremely significant event in the ranking shifts this year, as some predicted given the changes in US News' methodology over last year.
You’ve just received word that your job is going to switch to the fully remote paradigm. That means no more travel expenses or traffic, no more rushing frenetically from place to place, and no more of the crushing outfit dilemma you’ve faced with each new day.
On Friday, May 20, 2022, Vault Law will host an OCI Readiness Summit for law students looking to prepare for and find summer and other associate positions through OCI. You can register for this free informational summit here, and learn more about it below.