Managing Those First Day Butterflies.

Success

Recently, I was meeting with a college senior who is preparing to graduate and start their new job.  The student was seeking any advice I could offer about how to manage those first few days and weeks in their new position.  That got me thinking about the early days in my first position out of college.  I remember experiencing a wide range of emotions such as anxiety and excitement, the thought of I cannot fail at this or the ever …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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Congrats to the Class of 2019!

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Our 2019 Falcons are ready to fly from the nest tomorrow and we couldn’t be prouder of them!  Congratulations on your graduation – we wish you all happiness, success and fulfillment as distinguished graduates of Bentley!

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Education and Outcomes Alyssa Hammond
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Congrats to Victoria Jenkinson (’20, CIS) for getting #HIRED!

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 Congrats to Victoria Jenkinson for accepting a position at Deloitte Consulting as as BTA Summer Schooler! Good luck this summer!

By Abigail Springfield
Abigail Springfield Social Media Manager Abigail Springfield
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Talent Tuesday: Woo

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What do we mean by Woo? 

The Clifton StrengthsFinder results describe this talent theme as follows; “Woo stands for winning others over. You enjoy the challenge of meeting new people and getting them to like you. Strangers are rarely intimidating to you. On the contrary, strangers can be energizing. You are drawn to them. You want to learn their names, ask them questions, and find some area of common interest so that you can strike up a conversation and build …

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Manager Rachel Linehan
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What do the agencies Wieden & Kennedy, Giant Spoon, MullenLowe, CPB, and Cashmere have in common?

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In the U.S. it is common to know or be aware of the top award winners in music, film, tv, theatre and sports.  Part of the reason for this is due to media coverage and the fact that TV networks cover these events in all types of mediums including continually evolving social media outlets.  Plus, the exposure of pop culture related news is a ratings booster, and in today’s world that is needed to be sustainable.  When we think of …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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Advice for Parents on How to Help Your Kid Get a Job!

Parent help

Check out Janet Ehl’s advice on how parents can help their kid get a job in Monster.com’s latest blog!

http://career-advice.mainejobs.monster.com/job-search-advice/tips-tricks/how-to-help-your-young-adult-find-a-job/article.aspx

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Education and Outcomes Alyssa Hammond
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Congratulations to Allison Coon (’20, CIS) for getting #HIRED!

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Congrats to Allison Coon for accepting a position at Optum UnitedHealth Group as a Technology Development Program Intern. Good luck this summer! 

By Abigail Springfield
Abigail Springfield Social Media Manager Abigail Springfield
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Talent Tuesday: Strategic

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What do we mean by Strategic? 

The Clifton StrengthsFinder results describe this talent theme as follows; “The Strategic theme enables you to sort through the clutter and find the best route. It is not a skill that can be taught. It is a distinct way of thinking, a special perspective on the world at large. This perspective allows you to see patterns where others simply see complexity. Mindful of these patterns, you play out alternative scenarios, always asking, ‘What if …

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Manager Rachel Linehan
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Inspirational moments from TedxBentleyU to help you stay motivated and ‘Limitless’ during finals!

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As we enter the final week of Spring 2019 finals, we are all looking for sources of motivation to get us through. Bentley’s TEDx LIMITLESS Conference, held this past month, had 8 motivated, amazing speakers, all of which are connected to the Bentley community either as students, alumni, or professors. Read up on a brief summary of each talk below:

Deepak Chhugani, Class of 2014 Alumni

If you’re going to “go big or go home”, you have to be prepared …

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Manager Rachel Linehan
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The Ad Age 2019 CMO of the Year is…….

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Are you familiar with Denise Karkos?  As a Marketing major, if your answer is no,  you should be now.  She was picked as the Ad Age 2019 CMO of the year.  Denise is the CMO of TD Ameritrade.  She is a numbers based executive, doubling her data and analytics team in her short tenure at the company.  With the usage of technology she turned her department from a cost center to a revenue generator.  Be sure to click this link …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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