Salary or Mission & Culture: Which is more important to you?

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Recently, Glassdoor conducted a survey and findings show that respondents noted a company’s mission and culture matter most and considered more than salary before applying.  And while fair compensation is still an important factor, working in an environment where an individual’s values align with the company can lead to a more fulfilling work experience.  So if mission, culture, and values are important factors in your job search, what information do you need to consider to make the best decision for …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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7 Questions to Ask Yourself That Are More Important Than “What’s My Passion?”

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Are you a rising sophomore still considering which major you will declare this academic year? Have you just declared a major but don’t know the specific career paths associated with the industry?

If you’re a millennial or a Gen Z’er, you’ve probably been taught that the key element to choosing a career involves “discovering your passions.” However, “find your passion” can be stressful- especially if you are looking into several major options. It is also a pretty vague standard around …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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30 Good Books to Read While on Summer Break

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With the July 4th holiday upon us, summer is in full swing! While gaining internship experience is vital during the summer break, be sure to also take some time on weekends to get outside and enjoy the time off from classes and homework.

While outside at the beach, perhaps explore some recreational reading options- research has found that reading does in fact improve academic abilities. Students who spend more time reading have superior academic skills, and these skills help them …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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Join ALPFA Boston for the 13th Annual Latina Summit!

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Join ALPFA Boston for the 13th Annual Latina Summit!

This year the summit will focus on providing insights, strategic advice, and best practices, in order for Latinas to secure financial independence and build wealth. Despite Latinas’ growing economic power, they continue to face unique challenges that affect their ability to build and preserve wealth.

This is a great networking opportunity for Latino business leaders in the Boston area. For more information and to register, click the following link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/13th-latina-summit-women-and-wealth-tickets-61106436998?aff=odeimcmailchimp&utm_source=ALPFA%2BBoston&utm_campaign=0cbe5ba987-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_05_06_02_50&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c563f2fe3a-0cbe5ba987-47652743&mc_cid=0cbe5ba987&mc_eid=b16e86e3b6

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By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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10 successful habits you can begin for the fall 2019!

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10 HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS
Get Organized. Making a plan for what you’re going to do and when you’re going to do it will make sure you’re always ahead of the curve – literally.
Don’t multitask. Studies have shown that multitasking is physically impossible.
Divide it up. Studying isn’t fun to begin with, and forcing yourself through a study marathon will only make it worse. Dividing your work into manageable chunks and rewarding yourself when you finish each chunk will …
By Colleen Murphy
Colleen Murphy Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services Colleen Murphy
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