It is important to meet with your career coach and to be aware of the effects that reneging an offer can have!
Last week, we talked LinkedIn, but now our focus is Handshake. Have you heard a lot about Handshake, the hub for Bentley students to connect with employers and directly apply for roles? It’s very new, so don’t worry if you haven’t, but definitely look into creating an account and logging on… today!
A handshake used to be the ultimate professional ice-breaker. Networking with employers at a career fair? Better practice your handshake first. Beginning an interview? Say your name and …
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 …
Studying abroad is a coveted and treasured college student experience. When coming back from abroad, many students say that their life has been changed, personally or professionally. Studying abroad definitely widens your horizons, but should it be on your resume? When faced with this question, I would almost always say yes.
Opposition to studying abroad may call it a “student vacation,” but fails to mention that while abroad course-work may be lighter or less intense than the classes you regularly …
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 …
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?
Your resume is your first impression so you have to make it a good one! Every so often it is important to update your resume. Here are three tips to boost your resume refresh!
List Relevant Projects and Academic Courses
By the time you have reached junior year, you have taken a handful of classes that pertain to your major. Sometimes employers will not review your transcript so it’s a good idea to add the title of these courses to …
The end of summer for students can mean a lot of different things, as some students have interned at new companies or worked part-time jobs, some have taken classes or completed research, and many have occupied their time with other activities. The best thing to do after unlocking a new professional accomplishment is to update your resume! Your resume is the #1 thing that employers use to get a quick look at you as a candidate and even ask you …