Getting Ahead with Public Speaking

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For those with the natural talent and willingness to speak publicly with confidence, I envy you.  We all know how powerful the skill of public speaking can be.  When done well, an address, speech or presentation can hold the attention of large groups of people at any one time.  The impact and influence a good speaker can have on an individual is unlimited.  The question is how does one get there?   Can anyone learn and practice the art of public …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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30 Must Know Interview Tips

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Interviews can be the best and they can be the worst. It’s hard, as a recruiter or employer, to know whether or not you want to hire someone just after 30 minutes of speaking to them. However, it’s so important to make sure that each and every time you do have an interview that you are able to give off your best self and let the company know that you are a “MUST hire”. This blog post gives you the …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Marketing, Media and Agency Rising Stars

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Often I ask students which executives, trend setters or experienced professionals they follow on social media, LinkedIn or in various blogs/podcasts.  More often the reply is, “Nobody.” or “I’m not sure.”.  On occasion a student will ask me for advice on who to follow or pay attention to.  For those of you seeking out some ideas this article is for you.  AdAge published their annual 40 under 40 list of rising starts in marketing, media and agency industries.   These individuals …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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Sharpen your interview skills – Infographic

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Don’t go into an interview unprepared! Take these tips and tricks with you.

By Megan Nadeau
Megan Nadeau CareerEdge Graphic Designer Megan Nadeau
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Kirsten Lebreux (’20, Accounting) is #HIRED!

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Congratulations to Kirsten Lebreux for accepting an offer at Baker NewMan Noyes as a Tax Intern!

By Rachel Linehan
Rachel Linehan CareerEdge Manager Rachel Linehan
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$1 Trillion Dollars – U.S. Holiday Shopping is on the Rise

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After working in retail for part of my professional life, nothing beats the thrill, excitement and stress of the holiday season.  Whether you work for a traditional retail store, in e-commerce or are selling a service, the mantra from management during this time is sales, sales, sales.  There is no doubt that many companies need to have a successful November and December to demonstrate fiscal stability. In some cases these two months can catapult a company into future success or …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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Actuaries in Non-Standard Jobs

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Looking to learn more about career paths in actuarial science?  The Actuarial Ninja website has some great information!  Check out this article on non-traditional career paths that actuaries are pursuing.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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Got A Job Offer? What to Consider Before Accepting.

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First off, congrats! The hard work of creating your resume, writing a cover letter, completing the rounds of interviews and everything else that has gone into this acceptance. However, before you say yes to that offer there are few elements you should consider according to muse.com and other various job advice websites. Here are the top four elements that are vital parts of your decision: 

Company Culture

While your salary is obviously important, this holds just as much significance. The …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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Net Impact: Why You Should Join

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Net Impact is a nonprofit membership organization for students and professionals interested in using business skills in support of various social and environmental causes.

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Net impact has chapters around the United States including Bentley University! The value of net impact chapter at Bentley University

Community Engagement: Conferences, Student Sustainability Leadership Symposium, Events, Connection to Office of Sustainability, and more
Education: Learn from weekly meetings and through various programs throughout the semester
Capitalize Business Skills: Individuals learn how they can …

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How to Strategize Short Term Career Goals 

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Everyone should always be working towards a few goals when it comes to their career. It is important to always have something to work towards because not only does it keep you motivated in your day to day but it also refocuses your attention. Here are some key points to keep in mind when you think about how to strategize your personal short term career goals. 

Build A Strong Skill Set 

When thinking about short term career goals you should …

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Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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