Speeding Up Your Job Search (and Offer)

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Finding a job and getting through the many parts of the screening and interviewing process sounds exhausting because it is. Even after you get to the absolute final round interview for one of your target companies, there’s no guarantee of an offer, which can further increase distress and lower morale. Being a Bentley student helps, the Career Development Center Helps, being prepared helps, but what can also help speed up the process of getting an offer, or not getting an …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Things to Consider When Thinking About Graduate School

Things to Consider When Thinking About Graduate School
By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Paul Stanish
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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 …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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