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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Network like it’s your NET WORTH

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Let’s face it, networking is a skill and it’s a hard skill to master. However, despite how hard it might be to some, it is critical to learn in order to advance your career and professional development. 

Networking can happen anywhere at any time so it’s always good to know the basics and have a solid understanding of what to say when the occasion arises. It’s not just about attending career forums or formal conferences, networking can happen at a …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Defining Your Goals 

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Goals are incredibly important to plan and strategize where your career is going. Make sure your goals are both for the short term and the long term. Another big tip is making sure that they are S M A R T – specific, measurable, actionable, relevant, and timely. 

Some good career goals to start with are: 

Sign up for CDI 
Network with 5 new people 
Develop a new technical skill 
Land an internship 
Find a reliable mentor 
Get a good …

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Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Investment Banking Q&A Panel on 9/29!

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If you’re interested in learning more about what it takes to land an offer from a top investment bank, don’t miss this great opportunity to hear from Bentley upperclassmen who have done it!  See the flyer below for additional details.

Location: https://bentley.zoom.us/j/91516873944

Zoom Meeting ID: 915 1687 3944 | Zoom Password: 350199

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center MaryEllen Ryan
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2020 Women in Alternative Investments Virtual Career Form – Registration is OPEN!

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Join WAVE for the fourth annual forum to learn, engage and network with industry veterans across the spectrum of careers (buyout, VC, LP, placement agents, FOFs, distressed, real estate, private credit) and continue to expand the “pipeline” of talented women in the industry.

The headlines and studies are pervasive on the gender gap in the alternatives industry and the value of diversity. The WAVE Career Forum will provide a platform for young women to learn, engage and network with industry …

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