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Alumni Spotlight

Tesla wants “REVOLUTIONARY” Actuaries!

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, recently commented that he “would love to have some high energy actuaries” at Tesla. Musk said, “I have great respect for the actuarial profession… [Actuaries] are great at math. …We want revolutionary actuaries.” With the company growing at a fast pace, and other large companies looking for individuals that have technical training, business acuity and risk management skills, actuaries will have an important place in the future of business.

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By Courtney Copelas
Courtney Copelas Coaching Colleague Courtney Copelas
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How to Extend an Offer

Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa tells you how to extend an offer!

She shares tips and actionable pieces of advice on what YOU can do to extend this process. Each company is different but you can take the right approach and know what to say and how to say it. Alyssa has a bunch of tricks up her sleeve on what really works in these situations!

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By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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The Salary Question

Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa tells you how to talk about salary!
This can be a taboo topic for many people especially if you are not used to talking about a salary. What is the going rate for the industry or job position? How can you turn to tables and flip the script to get more insight? Should you give a number or range? All your questions are answered here!

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By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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How I Chose My Career At Bentley #MyCareerStoryMonday

Name: Paul Stanish

Class Year: 1996

Major: Management

Position:  Senior Assistant Director – Pulsifer Career Development Center

Company:  Bentley University

 

Can you describe your career path for me? 

During high school and my time at Bentley I had many jobs.  My primary job was working at a video rental/one hour photo lab for 8 years.  That was the first job I had in which I learned about what it means to provide excellent customer service, become a problem solver and …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Where Are You in the Interview Process with Other Companies?

Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa answers – Where are you in the interview process with other companies?

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By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Standing Out in an Interview

Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa tells you how to stand out in an interview!
Interviewing is an art. It takes practice to make it perfect. With firms interviewing hundreds of applicants it is even MORE important than ever to figure out how to stand out in the whole process. Alyssa has some tips to share to make sure you are a star in your next interview.

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By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Trading Room Fireside Chats | Daniel Decelles ’93 | MD, Investment Banking @ Jefferies

The Trading Room continues to bring you excellent opportunities to learn and stay engaged!

The Hughey Center for Financial Services presents: FIRESIDE CHATS | Connecting you with industry experts.

On Monday, July 13, hear from Daniel Decelles, Global Co-Head of Healthcare Investment Banking, Jefferies LLC.  Join the virtual fireside chat to learn about his perspectives on healthcare investment banking in today’s environment.

See the flyer below for additional details.

Please register using this link: https://bentley.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0gXbJ9OoTSKQ06uUuGwRDg

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Tips for Writing the Perfect Cover Letter

Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa tells you all the top tips for writing the perfect cover letter!

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By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Managing and Maintaining a Professional Network

Got questions? Ask Alyssa!

In this episode, Alyssa tells you about managing and maintaining a professional network!

Networking is the best way to work on career development. It is a life long skill and your network can truly be an asset to you for years to come. How can you manage and maintain your network? Alyssa has all the tips you need to know.

Tune into this episode to learn more on what Alyssa has to share.

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Trading Room Fireside Chats | Spencer Tirella ’13 | VP, Operations Division, Goldman Sachs

Another great opportunity to stay engaged and continue your professional development remotely!

The Hughey Center for Financial Services presents: FIRESIDE CHATS | Connecting you with industry experts.

On Monday, June 29, hear from Spencer Tirella, Vice President, Operations Division, Goldman Sachs & Co.  Join the virtual fireside chat to learn more about his perspective on regulation and application of technology in finance.

See the flyer below for additional details.

Join the Zoom session: https://bentley.zoom.us/my/tradingroomfiresidechat

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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