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)
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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
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What’s a job scam? Hint: It’s not a good thing!

Have you ever had a job or internship offer that didn’t seem quite right? For example, maybe you received a job offer without an interview, or your “interview” was via text, or your interviewer refused to turn on their video. …

By Julie Miller
Julie Miller Director, Career Strategies Center
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7 Tips to the Make the Most of a (Virtual) Industry Trek

Whether remote or in person, Industry Treks are great ways to broaden your career aspirations and your network. Even though our annual trek to Adobe went virtual this year, we still met with campus recruiting, enjoyed a product management panel …

By Rachel Wasdyke
Rachel Wasdyke Director, Corporate Engagement & Strategic Communications
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Navigating the Finance Industry by Hitesh Sharma MSF’21

Original Career Captain article by MSF’21 Hitesh Sharma, assisted by fellow MSF’21 Career Captain, Jay Pankaj Joshi, and MSF Career Coach, Jennifer Voldins.

Finance is a dynamic industry. You need to be constantly updated with the current political news, market …

By Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
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27 High-Paying Jobs With the Least Competition

They’re some of the most nagging questions on every job seeker’s mind: How many people applied to this job? How many other eager candidates am I up against here? If the pile of applications is more like a teetering mountain, …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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6 Steps to Making a Financial Analyst Resume That Will Stand Out From the Competition

Financial analyst is a very common first job in finance, and the position can have a range of duties depending on the industry or company. Many financial analysts work in the investment world, analyzing potential or current investments and reporting …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How to Dress for Video Interview Success

Since the onset of the pandemic, video interviews have become the norm. And long after Covid-19 is a thing of the past, it’s a good bet that video interviews will be here to stay. This means you need to become …

By Mariam Simmons - Firsthand
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How to Improve Your Networking Skills in 2021

If you’re not networking, you’re not growing your career. It’s that simple. Networking is your career lifeblood—whether you work for someone else or are an entrepreneur. You can have the best skills or concept in the world, but if you …

By Eric Porat - Firsthand
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How to Feel More Confident in Interviews

When you land an interview, you often feel instant joy. Unfortunately, this joy can soon be replaced by anxiety—and that can wreak havoc on your confidence. The good news is there are several distinct ways to fight this anxiety, boosting your …

By Julia Adams - Firsthand
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