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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Endless Opportunities at Liberty Mutual!

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Liberty Mutual is hosting professional development workshops as well as diversity & inclusion table discussions that can give students amazing insight into professional growth and culture at the company. Additionally, Liberty Mutual is hosting a Student Diversity Symposium on Thursday October 15, 2020 and Friday October 16, 2020. Applications for the Symposium can be found here.

This year looks a little bit different than we had all expected, but the Liberty team is here to support you as you …

By Nathan Tombo
Nathan Tombo Structured Content Creator Nathan Tombo
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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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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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Ted Talk Thursday: Talks for when you’re starting a new job

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Being the new person is never easy. Let these talks help you in walking into your workplace with your shoulders back and head held high.

What Ted Talks are in this playlist? All of the following PLUS MORE —

10 ways to have a better conversation

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don’t converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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