Trick or Tip! Align Your Profiles to Impress. Part One.

TRICK OR TIP!

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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Kelsey Ackerman (’21, Computer Information Systems) is #HIRED!

#Hired

Congratulations to Kelsey Ackerman for accepting an offer as a Software Engineer at Pegasystems Inc!

By Kristen Novit
Kristen Novit CareerEdge Manager Kristen Novit
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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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Job Applications: How to Approach New Screening Tactics

JobApplications

HireVue, Personality Matching, Pymetrics, and Technical Skills Assessments. These four new screening methods have three main components in common:

They are becoming increasingly more popular amongst companies as methods to evaluate potential candidates.
The primary focus is to evaluate personalities and thinking-styles.
Students often find them intimidating.

Let’s talk about these points for a moment. These tests are often a way for employers to weed out candidates who do not outwardly show characteristics that they are looking for, and also …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Zero Waste in the Work Place

ZERO Waste in the work place (2)

Small adjustments to make at work to reduce your carbon footprint!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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Handling Stress: Recruitment Season

Handling Stress

Between classes, activities, or clubs, and anything else that busy Bentley students occupy their time with, recruitment season for each major can bring more stress into the mix. Below are some ways that you can make sure to alleviate some of that stress, as well as manage all of your many activities and responsibilities.

Start early. 

Make sure that you’ve been actively improving your resume and getting ready to rock your recruitment season. For finance and accounting majors, especially, as …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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LinkedIn 101

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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 …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Virtual Interview Tips

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Because many events have quickly had to convert to virtual platforms, students must now anticipate virtual interviews becoming the norm for communicating with companies. With this new interviewing method becoming increasingly popular, here are several tips that can help alleviate stress and make it feel more like an in-person interview. If you need more tips, check out even more virtual interview tips here

Be early, or at least on time. Although the prior rule of thumb of being at your …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Racial Justice Speaker Series | Nick Moel of McKinsey & Company | Trading Room Virtual Fireside Chat

Racial Justice Speaker Series | Nick Moel of McKinsey & Company | Trading Room Virtual Fireside Chat

Registration is now open for the Virtual Fireside Chat with Nick Noel from McKinsey & Company.

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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