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LinkedIn is your professional platform to shine. Other than your resume and cover letter, this is a way to showcase your professional pursuits and accomplishments. It is important to keep it clean, updated, and interesting! Think of it as your way to leverage connections, build a network, and define your credibility.
Here are some tips and tricks to make your LinkedIn top notch:
Take your time writing your summary; it should be an enjoyable read
Add some interesting details about …
Liberty Mutual is hosting professional development workshops as well as diversity & inclusion table discussions that can give students amazing insight into professional growth and culture at the company. Additionally, Liberty Mutual is hosting a Student Diversity Symposium on Thursday October 15, 2020 and Friday October 16, 2020. Applications for the Symposium can be found here.
This year looks a little bit different than we had all expected, but the Liberty team is here to support you as you …
Being the new person is never easy. Let these talks help you in walking into your workplace with your shoulders back and head held high.
What Ted Talks are in this playlist? All of the following PLUS MORE —
10 ways to have a better conversation
When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don’t converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked …
Look at the clock! It’s time to find a mentor.
Whether you haven’t had an internship or you’ve had five (also applicable to full-time jobs), you can benefit from mentorship. Anyone can, because nobody knows everything about their specialty or field of study, partially because that would require a limitless amount of experience and knowledge and partially because information and common practices are constantly changing! The absolute best way to learn more about anything is through first-hand experience and …
Get your books from the bookstore. Buy your home decor for your dorm room. Get your career checklist CHECKED.
Refresh your resume with new relevant job experiences
Write out your career goals for the academic year
RSVP to upcoming events on CareerEdge
Sign up for your CDI course
Plan out some LinkedIn posts and content
Create a career action plan (full blog post coming soon!)
What else is on your career checklist?
No doubt that this trimester at Bentley University looks different than prior semesters that we are all used to, but students can count on the Pulsifer Career Development Center’s #Hired posts to continue as usual! Bentley students are so focused and driven that we think their professional achievements should continually and consistently be publicly celebrated. Keep an eye out for these posts to start and make sure to hype up your friends and peers who might be featured!
So you’re …
Bentley University has partnered with Handshake, a resource that has democratized access to jobs for students. Handshake is the new one-stop-shop for Bentley students to search for jobs, find relevant events, schedule appointments with career coaches, and attend virtual career fairs.
Students can activate their account on bentley.joinhandshake.com, sign in with their Bentley login credentials, and even download the app which available on the App Store and Google Play. When registering, it is recommended to fill out as much of …
Got questions? Ask Alyssa!
In this episode, Alyssa tells you how to RSVPing to Career Development Center events!
Events are the perfect way to network, explore job opportunities, chat with employers, get real insight on the interview process and so much more. Events happen ALL the time for every major and every year level. Go and get yourself signed up for some upcoming events today!
Tune into this episode to learn more on what Alyssa has to share.