Employer’s Perspective: Hiring Process

Hiring Process from Employer Perspective

We all know how stressful it is to get #Hired. It’s often a long process and can sometimes end with a disappointing result. As difficult as it is to try to put yourself into an employer’s shoes, being a candidate who is applying to countless jobs and going through many application and interview processes, it can be beneficial to hear some of the problems that employers face when picking the right candidates.

Quantity of applicants. 
Good talent is hard to …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Trick or Tip! Align Your Profiles to Impress! Part 2.

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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 …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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3 Tips to Standing Out in a Virtual Setting from a Recruiter!

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The remote setting has changed the way that we perceive one another- this is consistent even when job hunting! During the application and interview process for any role, it is extremely important to present yourself in the best light possible. The virtual setting adds an extra layer of complexity, but Handshake Blog’s post offers 3 valuable tips from a Cushman & Wakefield Campus Recruiter.

Find more information on Bentley’s Handshake site.

By Nathan Tombo
Nathan Tombo Structured Content Creator Nathan Tombo
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Must-Have Skills and Creative Ways to Practice Them: Weekend Edition

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Developing a skill-set is something that you do during every Bentley class, as well as in most of your other activities. This is also something that you do not have to depend on Bentley or anybody else for, as you can easily practice these ten skills that I brainstormed while reading this article on qualities that professionals must have.

Make a budget or a grade-calculator for your classes via Excel. Explore different features of Excel and brush up on your …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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How to Build Your Network

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How to build your network for job opportunities later on!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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Speeding Up Your Job Search (and Offer)

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Finding a job and getting through the many parts of the screening and interviewing process sounds exhausting because it is. Even after you get to the absolute final round interview for one of your target companies, there’s no guarantee of an offer, which can further increase distress and lower morale. Being a Bentley student helps, the Career Development Center Helps, being prepared helps, but what can also help speed up the process of getting an offer, or not getting an …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Things to Consider When Thinking About Graduate School

Things to Consider When Thinking About Graduate School
By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Paul Stanish
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Trick or Tip! Align Your Profiles to Impress. Part One.

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Recruiters try to get a full and well-rounded look at you. This means looking at all of your professional profiles and comparing them to your resume. LinkedIn, Handshake, and your resume should all be connected.

WHY? 

You don’t want to miss out on a job opportunity because the employer found inconsistencies between your resume, LinkedIn, and Handshake profiles. This could be something minor, such as not setting up a Handshake profile correctly, or something as major as having direct conflict …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Trading Room Fireside Chat | Fixed Income Portfolio Management with Artificial Intelligence

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Join the Trading Room’s virtual fireside chat to learn more about quantitative fixed income portfolio management.  See below for additional details.  Prior registration for this webinar is required here.

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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Resources from BigInterview for LGBTQIA+ and Neurodiversity

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BigInterview has come up with diverse resources to continue to support both the LGBTQIA+ community as well as addressing neurodiversity in the workplace. These resources are made available to Bentley students via BigInterview under the “Learn” section here.

According to BigInterview, “We now have an LGBTQIA+ playbook that includes 12 video lessons. We consulted with experts from the LGBTQ+ community for this, including career counselors, recent job seekers, and hiring managers. Based on their feedback, we created this playbook to …

By Nathan Tombo
Nathan Tombo Structured Content Creator Nathan Tombo
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