Welcome back – we hope you had a FALCON awesome summer!

Welcome back – we hope you had a FALCON awesome summer! thumbnail image

We missed you this much!  We hope you had a great summer and look forward to seeing you in the office, CDI class, and kick-offs soon!  Don’t forget to mark your calendars with all of your MUST GO TO career programs – check out your Career Community pages for more information and to RSVP.

See you soon!

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Education and Outcomes Alyssa Hammond
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Are you leveraging your social networks?

networking

Did you know that the most recent data tells us that 31% of Bentley students majoring in Marketing, Information Design & Corporate Communication, Creative Industries or Media and Culture found their positions through networking?  I recognize that how or who to network with is different for everyone.  Traditionally, the one on one, face to face interaction is still considered most effective.   However, given today’s usage of phones and devices and the ever evolving usage of social media, there are a …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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Benefits of Joining the American Marketing Association

AMA

All too often, students don’t think of using professional associations as a resource or tool to fulfill an employment goal.  Just the word professional is enough of a deterrent for a student to explore an association.  Or maybe they are viewed as a place where only people with experience can be members.  And yes there are usually entrance fees attached to joining one which may cause students with tight budgets to defer.  However, I’m here to tell you, joining a …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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Are you prepared for the most common interview question?

Interview prep

Preparing for interviews can be stressful.  Researching a company, recruiter or industry is part of the process.  Prepping for a case vs behavioral interview can add a level of stress.  Oh yeah, then there’s the prep for that recorded video interview.   All of this can be daunting and sometimes with that, a candidate might overlook something basic and simple in their preparation.  Imagine rocking an interview, you feel confident, and feel a good vibe with you and the recruiter.  Then …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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Taking Advantage of the Summer

Summer

Simply said, the summer is not considered a busy hiring season.  Recruiting tends to slow down, career and job fairs are at a minimum and new job opportunities are being posted at a slower rate.  Now just because company employees might be enjoying the summer months, taking vacation or even reassessing their needs and goals, that does not mean you should also be slowing your preparation for the recruiting season.  As a student this is your time to  relax and …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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