When competing against hundreds of other job candidates for open roles, you need to think and act creatively to stand out. Here are three examples of creative ways to increase your odds of landing the role you want.
We all learn and grow, every year, without fail. So should your resume. As you experience and grow more, your resume should slowly fill up, leaving less blank space on the paper. For example, as a high-school student, there’s a big chance you’ve had fewer jobs than a college student. As a first-year, you’re going to have (probably) less to put on your resume than a senior. Here are some rules as it relates to improving your resume… over time.
What certifications do you have? They’re a great way to demonstrate your skills for any class year or major!
Your internship this summer will be action-packed and filled with introductions. Introductions to your manager, your fellow co-workers, the team you’re on, individuals from other teams you may have to interact with, and, of course, other interns! Depending on whether you are in-person or remote for your internship, the interns will either be in the same area as you or from all around the world. Regardless, as you plan to communicate with and get to know other students, keep in …
Many internship (and full-time!) start dates are right around the corner- be sure to set yourself up for success on Day 1! Check back in with CareerEdge for more first-day advice.
After a few amazing weeks of interning at what seems to be your dream company in an ideal role, you might be asking yourself how you can ensure that you get that full-time return offer. While every company will have different ways of evaluation, there is a varying (often limited) number of open spots for entry-level positions the following year. Here are some ways in which you can put yourself in the best position possible to get a full-time offer!
Vault announced recently their annual Accounting 50, a ranking of the best accounting firms to work for. The ranking is based on a survey of approximately 11,400 accounting professionals, who were asked to rate their firms in several workplace categories, including business outlook, compensation, culture, hours, training, overall satisfaction, and work/life balance. They were also asked to rate firms other than their own in terms of prestige. The Accounting 50 is compiled using a weighted formula based on these internal …
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Summer for Bentley students = internships. There is a misconception that interns do not do that much work. For reference, here is a meme posted on Reddit by @w007dchuck in r/Accounting:
Sometimes, because interns do usually have fewer responsibilities than full-time employees, interns can find themselves having a lot of downtime or maybe not enough to do. Here are some ideas on how to spice up your internship and heat up your responsibilities:
See if you can spend some downtime getting …
Most Bentley students know what a resume is, but there are different ways to think about the document, which can give you a creative advantage as you create yours!
So, what’s a resume?
A resume is a story that can get you hired.
It must be true and include your best, most impressive achievements.
The document is important and ever-changing.
Most importantly, it is often your first impression.
A solid & neat resume is the most powerful career tool …