Be BOLD in Your Intention and Gentle in Your Approach When Networking

Networking is important to your job search. Using on-line platforms such as LinkedIn can help you build a robust network from both inner and outer connections. Inner connections are people you know well, like mentors, friends, close peers and colleagues. …

By Alice Ain Rich
Alice Ain Rich Senior MBA Career Coach & Adjunct Professor Alice Ain Rich
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Strategies for Managing Stress | Part 3

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 Geri Brehm
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The 50 Best Companies to Grow your Career, from LinkedIn

Lists and rankings of companies are ubiquitous these days. From the Fortune 500 to the Inc 5000, there are published company lists for many different types of rankings.  At the CSE we really like this brand new list from LinkedIn:

By Frank Fessenden
Frank Fessenden Executive Director Frank Fessenden
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Feeling Zoom Fatigue? You’re Not Alone!

Zoom fatigue is a topic of conversation practically everywhere. While some of us begin easing our way back into classrooms and offices, others have a way to go. And even post-pandemic, portions of the virtual world are likely here to …

By Marcia Katz
Marcia Katz Director, Career Development and Alumni Engagement Marcia Katz
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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 Jennifer Voldins
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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 Geri Brehm
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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) 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
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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 Geri Brehm
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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 Julie Miller
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