The Do’s and Don’ts of Starting a New Job

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Starting a new job or internship soon? Congrats! That’s awesome and a really exciting time in your life. Before you head into the office that first day remember these “Do’s and Don’ts” so you will always stay on you’re A game and be a star in the office.

The Do’s

Research your role

Ask questions

Schedule frequent coffee catch ups

Ask for informal feedback

Have a conversation about best practices with your manager

Show up early, stay late

 

The …

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Advice from the Career Colleagues Part Three

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The Career Colleagues team is a group of students on campus who work within the Undergraduate Career Services Office. Since the team works daily with everything and anything career related, they are a great source of advice because they have seen the good, the bad and the ugly, when it comes to your career. Here are a few pieces of advice each team member wanted to share with the larger Bentley community:

 

“Always be looking to expand your network, …

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The Pulsifer Career Development Office is here for YOU.

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The Career Development office is here for you. We are always looking to be a resource for students and want to help you in everything career related – from resume help, cover letter writing, job search tactics, internship advice, networking tips and more!

We know that this time can be difficult and that it can be confusing to navigate from a career perspective but don’t let that stop you. Use this as motivation to keep going forward and making this …

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The Best Career Reads

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Reading is one of the best ways to consume new knowledge and accelerate your professional growth. Yet, many of us shy away from picking up books related to our career. This is a new medium I am bringing to your attention and ENCOURAGING you to do more of – read! This article by The Balance Careers has a list of 12 books that will help you define and enhance your career one step at a time. Each suggestion is broken down …

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Video Communication: Best Practices

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With Bentley’s new transition to online learning for the rest of the semester it is important to know how to get the most out of your education here at college. This isn’t an easy transition for many but it is worth taking a few extra moments to figure out how YOU can best prepare. Zoom is an online learning platform that allows students to continuous learn through the power of virtual technology. For those who are not familiar with Zoom …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Paul Stanish
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