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Resume Prep

Meet With Your Career Coach: Readiness Checklist

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Use this checklist to prepare yourself for your next meeting with your Career Coach. This ensures you are utilizing the time to the best of your abilities!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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Infrequently Used (But GREAT) Resume Categories

Resume Categories That Few People Use

If you go to Bentley and have taken CDI101, you have a resume. Hopefully, you even have a good one. The common problem that early resume development causes is that, with the combination of utilizing a template and not having a lot of experience, many people’s resumes end up looking very similar. Most student resumes will have these basic categories:

Contact Information
Education
Work Experience
Leadership Experience

 

These are all great, important, and usually necessary to include. However, if …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Soft Skills Defined

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Employers are always looking for you to highlight your soft skills on resumes and on LinkedIn but what are they? Check out this definition and some examples to spice up your profile to be employer-ready!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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Apply to be a Career Colleague!

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Are you a LEADER with a PASSION for career development, looking to make an IMPACT in the Bentley community? Do you want to be a part of the country’s #1 “Best Career Services” program? Apply to join the PCDC’s Career Colleague Team for the 2021-2022 year!

The deadline to apply is March 19th, 2021click the link here to learn more and join the team!

 

By Kristen Novit
Kristen Novit CareerEdge Manager Kristen Novit
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Saying “Managed” And “Helped,” But Better

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Power-backed resume and interview words are hard to start using. In fact, so many of them are words that we don’t utilize in our daily vocabulary and so it might feel strange and out of our comfort zone. It’s true that we want to be seen as genuine and act like ourselves during every part of our job search, but it’s also true that powerful words that we may not use during talks with our friends can help us get …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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