Interview Prep & Offer Negotiation

Exactly How to Respond to a Job Offer via Email (With Examples)

If that job offer you just got signals a happy end to your search, you might immediately want to text all your friends, pop the bubbly, and cue the imaginary marching band to mark the sheer magnitude of this moment. …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
The Muse
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The Post-Interview Thank-You Email | Template Toolbox

If you’re on the job hunt and are wondering whether you really need to send a post-interview thank-you email, the answer is a resounding yes! Now that we got that out of the way, use these helpful tips and the …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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How to Navigate Interviews as an International Candidate

In advance of CSE’s November 19th workshop “Navigating Job Search as an International Candidate,” we’re resharing the blog post “How to Navigate Interviews as an International Candidate,” originally published on CSE Connect April 15, 2021. Not registered for the event?

By Sonia Liang
Sonia Liang Associate Director, Career Strategies Center MSBA Career Coach Sonia Liang
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The Essential Guide to Negotiating a Job Offer

Your contract with a new employer defines your position, earning potential, and career trajectory within an organization. It attaches expectations to the role and establishes your position within the corporate hierarchy. From the job title to the compensation package and …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
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Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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The 8 Negotiation Skills You Need—Whether You’re Job Searching or Not

Let’s say you’re conducting a job search and aiming for an annual salary of $100,000, but a company you’ve interviewed with offers you $87,000. You could grudgingly accept it, walk away, or try to negotiate.

You decide to negotiate and …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Going from Zero to Hero – The Case Practice Edition

Hannah Davis ’20, MA’21, former Senior Career Captain and former Co-President of the Brandeis Consulting Association, shares her insights into mastering the Case Interview through Case Practices.

The CSE  has many helpful resources; however, my favorite resource is Case Practices …

By Hannah Davis
Hannah Davis Former Senior Career Captain, News Crew Hannah Davis
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8 Big Secrets for Using Big Interview | CSE Resource of the Month Series

Interview Jitters? Never heard of them! Just kidding… Pre-interview nerves are totally normal, but never fear, Big Interview is here! If you have an interview coming up, set yourself up for success using Big Interview. Not sure where to start? …

By Stephanie Borr
Stephanie Borr CSE Career Captain, News Crew Stephanie Borr
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How do I check my application status without being a pest?

It’s a common situation: You’ve interviewed, but days have passed since the interview and you haven’t heard anything from the company. How do you check the status of your application without being a pest?

First, let’s note that there could be …

By Julie Miller
Julie Miller Director, Career Strategies Center Julie Miller
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What Interviewers Want to Know When They Ask You to “Describe a Time You Had to Make a Difficult Decision”

When you’re in a job interview, you’re likely to get asked questions that require you walk your interviewer through past experiences. “Describe a time you had to make a difficult decision,” for example, asks you to do this in a …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
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Offer negotiation and other guidelines for full-time job search

When you start getting your first full time job offers, you might not always think about negotiating the offer(s) you received. But it is essential!

The question is how do you go about it?

There are typically two stages of …

By Riya Mandhana
Riya Mandhana CSE Career Captain Riya Mandhana
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