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Best Non-Profit CFOs of 2020

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2020 was a challenging year for all industries, but especially for non-profits. This Forbes article highlights some of the most high-performing CFOs and what they did to help their businesses survive and thrive during one of the most challenging times in recent history. Click here to learn more!

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Senior Assistant Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Jennifer Graham
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How Can We Fix the Data Science Talent Shortage?

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Data science might just be the most buzzed-about job in tech right now, but its pop culture sheen conceals some of the harsh realities of being a fresh graduate in the industry.

The job topped LinkedIn’s yearly Emerging Jobs Report from 2016 to 2019 consecutively (it is now at #3). But when Springboard data science alum Kristen Colley started hunting for her first data science job in 2019, most companies were not interested in her data science credentials. “When I started …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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2021 Projections & Beyond: A Conversation with Bentley Alumni in Healthcare

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On Thursday, January 28th at 1:30pm, the Bentley’s Health Thought Leadership Network will be hosting an event where alumni will be discussing how the healthcare industry has changed throughout the pandemic. During this challenging time, these companies have had to continually adapt to the demanding needs of society. Gain insights on how these healthcare companies approached the pandemic, as well as took what they learned to make projections and change their strategies going into 2021. Click on the link below …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Senior Assistant Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Jennifer Graham
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Putnam Perspectives: How One of Vault’s Top Consultancies for Firm Culture Empowered a Remote Workforce During COVID-19

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To quote a partner at Putnam Associates, one of the industry’s top healthcare consultancies, “our product is our people and the culture is what defines the quality of that product.” As a firm that consistently ranks in the Top 5 of Vault’s Best Consulting Firms to Work for Firm Culture, it’s clear that Putnam’s investment in people is as much a differentiator for the firm as the outstanding services it provides clients across the biopharmaceutical industry.

How, then, has Putnam …

By Stephan Maldonado - Vault
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5 Automation Trends Impacting the Finance Industry and 10 Fintech Firms Driving Them

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Finance firms, like many other firms, are increasingly using automation tools and programs to increase the speed and accuracy of their work processes. The reason why automation is so attractive is it helps employees to complete repetitive procedures more efficiently and to simplify complicated tasks. It also helps to increase accuracy and safety measures while minimizing human error.

Here are five areas in which automation is disrupting the finance industry (along with some of the fintech firms that are driving this …

By Christopher Grey - Vault
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2021 Spencer Scholarship Application – Now Open Until February 1!

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Check out this amazing scholarship opportunity!

Spencer Scholarships: Spencer scholarships are merit-based, and are awarded to undergraduate, graduate and PhD students who wish to pursue a career in Risk Management and Insurance. Our 2021-2022 Scholarship application is currently live. Undergraduate Spencer scholarships are awarded in the amount of $5,000, with limited $7,500 and $10,000 scholarships awarded to the highest-ranked applicants; Graduate and PhD Spencer scholarships are awarded in the amount of $10,000. More information and the link to apply can …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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$10,000 scholarships available from RSM

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Exciting news for Bentley business and technology students! RSM is pleased to continue their Power Your Education scholarship program and is very excited to launch a new First Generation scholarship program.

Together the programs, funded by the RSM US Foundation, will award $150,000 in scholarships to 15 students for the 2021/2022 academic year.

First Generation Scholarships:
Five students each awarded a $10,000 scholarship per academic year, for up to three years and $30,000
Open to first-generation college students
Power Your …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Spencer RMI Diversity Scholarship Opportunities!

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Exciting news regarding a number of Spencer Scholarship opportunities for students of diverse backgrounds who wish to pursue a career in Risk Management and Insurance:

Latin American Association of Insurance Agencies Scholarship: The Latin American Association of Insurance Agencies (LAAIA) has just announced that they will be funding two $5,000 scholarships in 2021, to be awarded to undergraduate students who self-identify as Latinx/Hispanic American.
Arch Insurance Diversity Scholarship: Arch Insurance will be awarding two $5,000 scholarships in 2021, to students …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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5 Ways to Identify a Company’s Social Responsibility

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Identifying a company’s social responsibility can be a difficult endeavor. Of course, you want to work for a sustainable and profitable company that contributes positively to society and the surrounding environment. But, this can be difficult to find. To that end, we’ve collected our top five things to look for to help you to spot a socially responsible company.

1. Cause-Related Marketing

A good indicator of a socially responsible company is cause-related marketing. This technique is used by companies to raise awareness …

By Richard Conn - Vault
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These Machine Learning Startups Are Ushering in a Data Revolution

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Plenty of organizations use big data to enhance their operations. Banks deploy data mining techniques to detect fraud or predict the likelihood a borrower will default on a loan. E-commerce companies apply quantitative and probabilistic methods to head off cybersecurity threats while mining massive amounts of customer data to build recommendation engines. Targeted marketing campaigns aimed at providing personalized customer experience.

But as the use cases for data science grow more sophisticated, some innovative startups are now relying on artificial …

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