Interview Tips

Adventis Financial Modeling Boot Camp | On-Campus – Sunday, 9/18! | REGISTER BY 9/17!

Interested in Investment Banking or Private Equity?  Consider enrolling in Adventis’ Financial Modeling Certification Program to stand out amongst your peers!  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND REGISTER.

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Top Communication Skills for the Workplace

Communication skills are foundational soft skills for interacting with others in the workplace — but employers don’t value all of these skills equally. In this guide, we’ll cover what communication skills are, which ones employers are looking for in 2022, and how to show them off in the job search process. You’ll learn:

What Are Communication Skills?
What Communication Skills Are Employers Looking for in 2022?
How to Improve Your Communication Skills
How to Include Communication Skills in a Job Application

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Economics Majors – Kick off Meeting 9/7

Economics majors, let’s get it started!

Join me on September 7th from 2-3PM in LaCava 375 and will discuss some of the keys to success for your internship/full-time job search!

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By Lisa Dinsmore
Lisa Dinsmore Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development Center, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Case Interview Workshop

Bentley students have an amazing opportunity to learn best practices of case interviewing from the man who (literally) wrote the book on the topic! Mark Cosentino, author of Case In Point will run two separate workshops which will review the types of case interviews that you may encounter, and some frameworks and strategies for approaching the questions. If you are interested in consulting, this is a “must attend” event, as case interviews are broadly used across the industry as a …

By Lisa Dinsmore
Lisa Dinsmore Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development Center, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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How To Answer These 3 Difficult Interview Questions

“Why Should We Hire You?” 
This question is a really tricky one to answer. Beyond very obvious or blunt answers that you may want to give, you are trying with your answer to make the interviewer and the company feel as if the role or position is tailored to you in some way. Read this article for some great examples of how to answer this question.
“What Is Your Greatest Achievement?”
When asked this interview question, you want to highlight …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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How To Get Into Tech After Graduation

Senior tech students, are you struggling with the start of your career and need help with your plans after college? Look into these two articles provided by Hubspot and Forbes. These two articles talk about how to get into tech after graduation which may not be an easy process for most. These two articles provide step-by-step instructions on what you need to do to secure a job in the tech field. It also provides additional information on advice to stand …

By Neena Fink
Neena Fink Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Center
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How to Schedule an Appointment with a Career Coach

The Career Coaches at the Career Development Center are here to help you with whatever you may need! Whether it be job searches, resume help, interview prep, or salary negotiations, follow these simple steps to set up an appointment with your Career Coach.

By Hailey Jennato
Hailey Jennato Creative Graphic Designer
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Software Engineering: Preparing for a Coding Interview

So, you want to land a job as a software engineer? The number one reason that applicants do not get a software engineering position (regardless of their academic background) is that they do not prepare enough for their coding interviews. While there are many ways  to prepare, here are some helpful resources:

Coding

LeetCode: You can opt to pay for a premium membership and hone your skills through weekly competitions.
Cracking the Coding Interview by Gayle Laakmann Mcdowell: This is …

By Neena Fink
Neena Fink Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Center
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How To Ace An Interview When You Don’t Have Industry Experience

If you haven’t had an internship before, or if you don’t meet every job requirement, or if you’re trying to break into a new industry, you can use your experiences as a college student at Bentley to explain your work ethic, soft skills, and technical knowledge.

By Hailey Jennato
Hailey Jennato Creative Graphic Designer
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What to Include in your Elevator Pitch

We all know what an elevator pitch is. But how can you make your elevator pitch stand out? Including some of these details in your elevator pitch is a great way to share your relevant accomplishments and make a memorable impression during an interview or networking interaction.

By Hailey Jennato
Hailey Jennato Creative Graphic Designer
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