So You Want a Job in Finance? Develop Your Soft Skills!

In the finance industry, “soft” skills are as important as “hard” skills and are highly sought by employers. Soft skills encompass a wide variety of personal attributes including integrity, creative thinking, positive attitude, grit, time management, empathy, curiosity and effective …

By Jennifer Voldins
Jennifer Voldins Associate Director, Career Strategies MSF Career Coach
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Strategies for Managing Stress | Part 2

From my experience as an executive coach, I have found there are those individuals whose temperament naturally allows them to manage their stress better than others. But for the majority of us, managing stress is a learned process that needs …

By Geri Brehm
Geri Brehm Senior Associate Director Career Advising and Mentoring
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Important CSE Update: The Internship Awards Application Deadline Has Been Extended!

Good news for students pursuing summer internships – the Internship Awards application deadline has been extended until May 31st!

As a reminder, the Brandeis International Business School Internship Awards Program consists of funding from the Dean’s Office, donors, Centers & …

By Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
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What’s a Phone Screen? Here’s What You Need to Know Before That “Quick Chat” With the Recruiter

So you got an email back from a job you applied to—awesome! The person who reached out is asking to schedule a phone screen. Or perhaps they’re asking to schedule a “quick chat” or “brief phone call.” What does this …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
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Strategies for Managing Stress | Part 1

From my experience as an executive coach, I have found there are those individuals whose temperament naturally allows them to manage their stress better than others. But for the majority of us, managing stress is a learned process that needs …

By Geri Brehm
Geri Brehm Senior Associate Director Career Advising and Mentoring
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Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile with these Expert Tips

Would you like some simple steps for creating a great LinkedIn profile? Jeremy and Omar, The LinkedIn Guys, worked at LinkedIn and constantly research the most effective ways to be found by recruiters on LinkedIn.

Check out their new article, …

By Julie Miller
Julie Miller Director, Career Strategies Center
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How to Navigate Interviews as An International Candidate

You just got a call or an email from a recruiter: you’re invited to an interview.

You’re excited but also nervous at the same time. How am I going to talk about my status as an international candidate? 

The most …

By Sonia Liang
Sonia Liang Associate Director, Career Strategies Center MSBA Career Coach
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EY: an In-depth Breakdown

If you’re thinking about careers in consulting or finance, you may be thinking about EY. To get an idea of EY’s business areas and career paths, a good place to start is Management Consulted’s EY Firm Profile.

This in-depth profile …

By Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
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Simon Sinek ’95 to Brandeis hackers: ‘Start with Why’ by Douglas Moser

Bestselling author, TED Talk star shares insights about entrepreneurship and innovation at 48-hour hackathon for social good

Do you have an idea that can change the world? Focus on converting the innovators and early adopters first.

That was the advice …

By Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
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6 Tips for Successful Virtual Networking, Even During the Pandemic

Successful networking can open doors to mentorship, professional development, friendship, and career growth.

Of course, things have been different due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only are many more of us working from home, but professional and industry events of …

By Mary Kearl - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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