Traits Employers Look for When Hiring

Take a look at these interesting and relevant results from a recent survey that asked US Employers how they hire students into jobs:

First, what traits do employers view as most important when reviewing students’ resumes?


Ability …

By Frank Fessenden
Frank Fessenden Executive Director Frank Fessenden
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5 Tips for Using GoinGlobal | CSE Resource of the Month Series

GoinGlobal consists of… Career-related resources for job and internship search in 36 countries and 50 US and Canadian cities, along with H1B (US) employer information and country-specific resume and cover letter templates.

The best time to use GoinGlobal is when …

By Ruchi Shrivastava
Ruchi Shrivastava Junior Career Captain Ruchi Shrivastava
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Can Massachusetts lead the FinTech revolution?

Brandeis University is contributing to a public-private coalition in Massachusetts that believes financial technology is the Bay State’s next big thing.

Brandeis is among the partners behind Mass Fintech Hub, an initiative launched earlier this month in an effort to …

By Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
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You should be applying NOW: the 2022 Job/Internship Recruiting Cycle has begun

The time to start looking for jobs and internships is now.  No matter if you are a new or returning student, the majority of the top consulting, finance, and data analytics organizations have begun their search and hiring process for …

By Ryan Olthoff
Ryan Olthoff Assistant Director, Engagement Ryan Olthoff
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What I learned About Career Decision Making From YouTubers

An amateur chef recreated recipes from classic movies and shows. A housewife turned journaling and home design into artful video production. A chemical engineer reviewed cookware products with simplified everyday science. An accounting major college grad turned serial entrepreneur set …

By Sonia Liang
Sonia Liang Associate Director, Career Strategies Center MSBA Career Coach Sonia Liang
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How AI Is Transforming Fintech and Where to Find Great AI Roles

In the past few years, the most significant changes in the tech industry have occurred in fintech. Initially, fintech aimed to improve and automate banking services. Recently, fintech has broadened its scope to improve services in other areas like insurance …

By Dina Janevski Farčić - Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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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 Junior Career Captain Riya Mandhana
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Important CSE Update: Last Chance to Apply for a Summer Internship Award!

The Internship Awards application deadline is fast approaching. Make sure to apply by May 31st to be eligible for funding!

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)
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Passion & purpose: Celebrating the Class of 2021

Brandeis International Business School graduates urged to make bold decisions, embrace diversity, equity and unity

Selim Blliku, MBA’21 came to Brandeis eager to reach new heights.

In this sense, the Class of 2021 graduate embodies the spirit …

By Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
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Dear MSF Class of 2021

Dear MSF Class of 2021,

One of the highlights of my professional career has been working with all of you. I have been awed by your strength, brilliance, positivity, resilience, and humor throughout this historic time. Your ability to pivot …

By Jennifer Voldins
Jennifer Voldins Associate Director, Career Strategies MSF Career Coach Jennifer Voldins
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