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Personal Branding

How gaining “T-Shaped” skills will give you an edge

T-Shaped skills

The rise of “knowledge-based” businesses is fueling demand for a new type of employee.

As you prepare to enter the workforce, you’ll see that organizations ideally want to hire employees with specialized technical knowledge, but who can also think broadly across disciplines, and apply their knowledge to new settings. These people are known as “T-shaped” workers – someone whose skills and knowledge are both deep and broad.

The concept of T-shaped skills or T-shaped persons is a metaphor used in job …

By Patricia Cotter
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Bentley Career Center

In today’s tech driven world sometimes your first impression isn’t in person which makes eloquently writing a much desired skill! Sending a connect request via LinkedIn and putting more effort than “I’m your friend requesting you” can go a long ways!


Are you ready to Ace the Case Interview?

case interview

Attention Rising Juniors and Seniors:

Looking to get into Strategy Consulting? Wondering how to Ace the Case Interview? Then you do not want to miss this this program:

(BYO) Lunch & Learn with Strategy Consultant and Bentley alumnus Rajive Keshup ’06 on
Thursday, April 16, 11:20am-12:35 pm, LaCava 375

While you lunch with Rajive, learn more about his exciting new Case Interview Seminar launching in September 2015.

Bring your lunch and your curiosity – we will provide the dessert, beverages …

By Susan Sandler Brennan
Susan Sandler Brennan Associate Vice President, University Career Services Susan Sandler Brennan
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What can BentleyLink do for you?


BentleyLink is a resource that is well known by students on campus.  It is where students can RSVP for numerous Career Services events, schedule appointments with advisors, and of course apply to the hundreds of jobs and internships that employers post with our Recruiting Office throughout the year.

BUT, there are many resources in BentleyLink that are either not used or under-utilized that can help you at your fingertips.

Have you ever needed sample interview questions when the Undergraduate Career …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Pulsifer Undergraduate Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are


In the spirit of tomorrow’s TEDxBentleyU event, I thought it was only right to share one of my personal favorite TED Talks. If you are preparing for an interview, about to give a presentation, or just generally interested in making good impressions, Amy Cullen’s Your body language shapes who you are is 21 minutes well spent.

In her talk, Amy explains the importance of body language not only on how others perceive you, but how you view yourself. After watching this, you …

By Amanda Helfand
Amanda Helfand Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Amanda Helfand
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