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How Active Listening Can Boost Your Career (and How to Do It Right)

People often assume it’s what they say that matters most in job interviews or in conversations with supervisors or coworkers. After all, you can’t prove yourself and what you’re capable of without first telling the people around you what you …

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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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What Is It Like to Practice Corporate Law?

Skilled in negotiating and dealmaking, corporate lawyers advise clients on transactional matters—from M&A to financings to securities to technology transactions, and more. But what does a typical day look like for a lawyer practicing corporate law? In Practice Perspectives: Vault's Guide to …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Emotional Intelligence as an Inclusivity Booster

Taught by Living Corporate
In this audio-only course, host Zach Nunn speaks with facilitator, instructional designer, meeting host and leadership consultant David Foster of…

Driving Change and Anti-Racism

Taught by Kwame Christian
We have entered a new era of understanding regarding issues of race. Now is the time to advocate for change…

Responsible AI: Principles and Practical Applications

Taught by Brandie Nonnecke
Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming an integral component of business practices across all sectors. As businesses turn to automation to…

Influence versus Manipulation: The Ethics of Persuasion

Taught by Madecraft
Success in business depends on being able to get your viewpoint heard and your ideas taken seriously. So how do…

Accounting Ethics

Taught by Ajay Pangarkar
For both public and private businesses, timely and accurate financial reports are a vital part of communicating your company’s health.…

Six Skills to Develop Cultural Agility

Taught by Paula Caligiuri
Cultural agility is one of the most critical professional skills needed today but also one that employers say is difficult…

Copyright for Photographers: Rights and Releases

Taught by Carolyn E. Wright
The intersection of photography and law is a complex place. What are your rights as a photographer? Where and what…

CCSP Cert Prep: 6 Legal, Risk, and Compliance

Taught by Mike Chapple
Demonstrate that you have the skills needed to help businesses secure information and systems in the cloud by earning the…

Understanding and Supporting Asian Employees

Taught by Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn
Underrepresented employees face unique challenges in the workplace, and understanding how to support them in these challenges is key to…

AI Accountability: Build Responsible and Transparent Systems

Taught by Barton Poulson
Artificial intelligence (AI) offers businesses the potential for a dramatic increase in functionality and profitability, but it can also spark…

Understanding Intellectual Property

Taught by Dana Robinson
How are you protecting your work? Author and attorney Dana Robinson gives you a high-level overview of intellectual property (IP),…

Leadership Ethics

Taught by Bob McGannon
Today’s headlines are rife with stories of corporate corruption. These incidents are often pinned on the decision-makers at the top—and…

Tech on the Go: Ethics in Web Development

Taught by Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Ethics in web design isn’t just about avoiding risk and mitigating harm. Anyone involved with bringing a product, service, or…

Cultural Humility and Agility

Taught by Tatiana Kolovou
Are you actively promoting a culture of inclusion inside and outside of your organization? If not, it’s time to pivot,…

Copyright for Photographers

Taught by Carolyn E. Wright
The intersection of photography and law is a complex place. At one of those crossroads lies copyright. Many photographers aren’t…

Business Ethics

Taught by Bob McGannon
Ethical behavior is critical to the success of your career and your company. But ethics are not always black and…

Ethics in Information Security

Taught by Jerod Brennen
Cybersecurity professionals frequently find themselves at the center of moral and ethical debates about what they do and how they…

Foundations of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Taught by Dereca Blackmon
The world of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) can be both empowering and overwhelming at times. How can someone…

Music Law: Copyrighting a Song

Taught by Richard Stim
Registering a copyright to a song is not the easiest process, but it’s helpful for songwriters. It preserves your legal…

Tech Ethics: Avoiding Unintended Consequences

Taught by Raina Kumra
Both users and creators of technology are starting to notice projects with a troubling lack of ethical considerations. News headlines…