“A few words to recent graduates: How to fill a seemingly empty summer”, by Professor Walker

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Professor Elaine Walker, a senior lecturer at Bentley in the Management Department, is offering some inspiration for students on how to use their free time this summer – and some resources that can be utilized as well.  She offers ideas for some smart uses of free time, like picking up some marketable skills and volunteering, as well as using the platform Coursera. To read the full LinkedIn article from Professor Walker, you can click here.

By Courtney Copelas
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Big Interview’s New AI Feature

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The platform, Big Interview, is providing a new AI feedback feature for interview practices. With AI, the platform can help you get immediate feedback on how you are doing with interview prep — and immediate coaching on how to improve. You will get guidance on eye contact, use of “ums” and fillers, vocabulary, tone, rate of speech, and more. You can practice interview questions ranging from “What do you know about the industry?” to  “Give me an example of …

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Transferable Skills in the Workplace

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In this episode, Alyssa talks about transferable skills in the workplace. What are soft skills? How can you further develop your problem solving skills or communication skills or team building skills. These are ALL career competencies that can be showcased in future interviews to land the next job opportunity. All employers look for these soft skills for new students to be a part of their team.

Learn how to identify these competencies, talk about these soft …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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Coach’s Call: MaryEllen Ryan

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MaryEllen Ryan is a Senior Associate Director in the Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development and the dedicated Career Coach for Finance and Corporate Finance & Accounting (Finance-Focus) Majors.

Career Questions 

What is your favorite part of your job as a career coach?  

When students come into the office to share great news about landing an internship or full-time role that they’re really excited about!

Your “golden ticket” career services tip? 

“Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good”.  If …

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How to Approach a Company Not on BentleyLink

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In this episode, Alyssa answers one of her favorite questions “How to Approach a Company Not on BentleyLink”. With many companies out there that don’t have job applications on BentleyLink many students might wonder what to do to get to these desired firms. How should you go about getting into these companies that are on your career goals? Should you email or call? What should you say? What tools can you use that are at your …

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