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Interview Tips

15 Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer in a Product Marketing Interview

So you’ve landed an interview for a product marketing role—congrats! Now, it’s time to prepare. But where do you start? And how can you ensure you’ll be successful in the interview and land that product marketing job?

If you’re wondering these things, know that you are not alone! I experienced this myself when I was preparing for my very first product marketing interview. But now, not only am I an experienced product marketer, but I’ve also hired product marketers and

By Al Dea - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Become an Investment Banker, According to a Career Coach and Former Banker

So you think you want to be an investment banker?

As someone who began her career in banking and now supports clients in landing their dream jobs, I can attest to the fact that many are initially drawn to the world of investment banking for its lucrative salary and large (sometimes more than your salary!) bonuses. But it takes more than a love of the finer things in life to land a job and build a career in this field.

By Kristen Zavo - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Proving You’re A Good Team Member: 5 Examples

Almost every single job interview you will ever have will ask at least a few behavioural questions. Some of the most common ones?

 

Give me an example of a time you’ve had to work with a team to achieve something.
Tell me about a time when you had to resolve conflict as a member of a group.
What is a time that you’ve demonstrated leadership as part of a team?
To you, what is the most important thing to …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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13 Difficult Interview Questions Top Wall Street Firms Are Asking Now

Last week, we released our latest Vault Banking 50, a ranking of the best investment banks to work for. Our rankings are based on a survey of 2,800 banking professionals, who were asked to rate firms other than their own in terms of prestige and to rate their own firm in various workplace categories, including culture, hours, training, compensation, and more.

In addition, we asked survey respondents to tell us about the quality of life, career development, diversity practices, pay …

By Vault Careers - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Listen Up: Goals For This Spring!

Whether you have an internship/job for the summer or not, here are 3 career goals that every individual should be thinking about right now, working towards during the semester and checking off by the end of this semester. To get a more individualized checklist, meet with a Career Colleague or a Career Coach via Handshake.

 

Add 100+ people to your network and make 20+ personal connections through events or your own networking.

 

Continue going on LinkedIn twice or …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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The Three R’s of Virtual Career Fairs

As virtual career fairs are approaching, get prepared with these tips so you’re ready when the day comes!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta CareerEdge Manager Sarah Vojta
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Follow These Career TikTok Accounts!

We’ve all been on the app called TikTok, which has taken the world by storm and makes you forget about the concept of time. If you’re scrolling through your For You page feeling like something is missing, you’ve come to the right place. There’s an account for almost anything on TikTok, but getting your professional dose of career advice and motivation is something that you can easily add to your daily TikTok regimen. In fact, getting tips and hearing stories …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Making the Bentley Name Work for You (in an Interview)

Being a student at Bentley has a lot of advantages, from superb business classes with caring professors to the plethora of resources that you can use to further your education. One advantage that a lot of people overlook, however, is just the Bentley University name. During interviews, students are often asked why they chose Bentley, and there are two ways to approach this question. Whether your interviewer is somebody who you know is familiar with or fond of Bentley (such …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Busy Interviewing Season Ahead! How to Prepare.

We are so close to classes starting up again and the Bentley Undergraduate Career Development Center hopes that your break from Bentley was restful. However, the spring recruitment season is about to pick up and between employer events and your own individual interviews, it might get hard to juggle everything. So, make a plan. Hopefully, at this point, your spring schedule is mostly solidified and you can anticipate what free time you will have to attend events, interview, and truly …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Multi-tasking Tool for Career Success

We all know that a long internship or job application can take several hours, between aptitude tests, HireVues, or personality matching quizzes. Even if you haven’t had time during this break to apply for jobs or simply want a total break in order to prevent future burnout, something that you can do while watching TV or hanging out with family is Quick Apply. Quick Apply is a method of applying to jobs and internships which requires one step: usually just …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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