The Do’s & Don’ts of Writing a Thank You Letter

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After you have finally finished your long-awaited interview and you think that you’re all done with the employer—you’re not. Now it’s time to write a follow-up thank you note. Whether this comes in the form of a professionally crafted email or hand written delivered letter, thank you letters are incredibly important. Inspired by an article on thebalance.com, the following are some do’s and don’ts I recommend following for thank you letter success.

Now, what to do and what not to do: …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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Fall 2017 Career Fair Recap

Career Fair Recap

It’s hard to believe the Career Fair has already come and gone! Despite the insane heat we experienced two Wednesday’s ago, the Career Fair was a huge success. Thanks to a campus wide effort, the Career Fair attracted approximately 1,400 students (p.s. that’s the largest we’ve ever had!) and corporate representatives from 137 companies!

Career Services would like to thank everyone who contributed to the Career Fair’s success! Without the collaboration of faculty, students, and the university, the event wouldn’t have been …

By Caroline Gervais
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HIRE Love: Episode 1 Recap

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In case you haven’t had a chance to watch the first episode of HIRE Love, below is a recap of what was discussed! Do you want to listen to the talk show live? Well, your wish is our command. Come down to Russo’s in the Student Center at 12:45 pm TODAY, October 11th, to watch our Career Advisors film the next episode of HIRE Love. It’s an episode you won’t want to miss!The first episode of the series called “Just …

By Yasmeen Alwani
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My Career Story Monday: Victoria Wong (’17, MG)

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Name: Victoria Wong

Class Year: Class of 2017

Position: Long Term Disability Benefit Specialist

Company: Unum Insurance Company

Can you describe your career path for me?

Coming into Bentley University, I knew I wanted to pursue something in healthcare but on the business side. As a Management major with a concentration in Global Perspectives and a Health and Industry double major, the broad range of classes allowed me to gain a global perspective on the health industry while learning how …

By Caroline Gervais
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HIRE Love Episode 1: Just Press Pause

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The first segment of Career Services’ new talk show, HIRE Love is all about the importance of reflection. In the episode, hosts—Alyssa Hammond, Colleen Murphy, Susan Brennan, and Kristine Vidic—discuss the importance of “pressing pause” to think about what you’ve just experienced. They point out that in the fast-paced world we live in today, we are always so busy thinking about what’s happening next that we don’t stop and think about our current experiences. However, it is incredibly important to …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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