What Action Verbs Should You Use on Your Resume?

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The bulk of content in your resume comes from the bullet points under each job title or leadership position. While the title of your previous 4 internships is important, the employer is more interested in what you exactly did through your organization or work experience. In order to perfectly capture your most valuable skills you should focus on what action verbs you choose to start your bullets with. Here is a list of 222 powerful action verbs to list in …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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Secrets of the Top 5 Campus Career Centers: We’re One of Them!

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We’ve topped the charts again! Following the recent announcement of our status as one of the top five institutions on the Princeton Review’s list of best Career Services, the Education Advisory Board (EAB) featured us in an article. They wrote about the top five Career Services and their special strategies that they use to support their students in their quest for a career. The following is how they described the benefits of our Career Services office.

Bentley has focused on …

By Caroline Gervais
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How I Chose My Career in Merchandising #MyCareerStoryMonday

My Career Story

Name: Abigail Eisner

Class Year: Senior, Class of 2018

Major: Information Design and Corporate Communication (IDCC)

Position: Merchandising Development Program, Allocation Analyst

Company: The TJX Companies, Inc.

Although I’m only just beginning my official career with TJX, I have had a lot of work experiences throughout the years. In high school I worked a few jobs in town, at Dunkin Donuts and at a local dog kennel, and I was a nanny as well. I work on campus as a …

By Caroline Gervais
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Vault, Your Go-To Research Tool! #CareerToolThursday

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When preparing for an interview, there are many steps that you need to take. Of course, it’s important to brainstorm your answers to potential interview questions, review your resume, practice your elevator pitch, and preparing your outfit. However, arguably one of the most important interview preparation techniques is developing an understanding of the company. In order to do that, you’ll need to do research on everything from its basic company information, to current news to a more in-depth look into …

By Caroline Gervais
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The Benefits of Networking: A Student Perspective

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As students, we’re always being told about the importance of networking, but sometimes its true value gets lost in translation. With the hustle and bustle of student life, it can be tough to fit networking events into your schedule; however, the students who manage to fit them in have found great success with these opportunities. A current Bentley senior, Ashton Kille, has had a particularly beneficial networking experience throughout his time at Bentley. Let’s hear what he has to say …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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