Relocating? Save Yourself Time By Following These Steps

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If you’re like many of the alumni and students I talk with, you have plans to relocate and experience life with new people, new surroundings, and new career opportunities.  Mike Freier ’88, a native of Massachusetts, had the same idea in mind when he moved to California after graduation to see what he could find. […]

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3 Sure-fire Steps To Take You From “Floundering” To “Focused” In 2013

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This is a guest post from career professional Bill Bean ’70. Regardless of what happened last year, turning the calendar to January brings a feeling of renewed hope and great expectation for achievement in the year ahead. Grasp that feeling now, develop a plan and actually make things happen the way YOU want this year. […]

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A New Twist on New Year’s Resolutions

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Everywhere I look, I’m getting advice on how to ensure success in the upcoming year. Since I’ve been thinking about the topics of transformation, getting things done and pushing oneself for as long as I can remember, I wanted to put together a new take on the loved (and not-so-loved) New Year’s Resolutions. Below are […]

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All You Need Is A Vision to Get Started – Alumni Spotlight: Alexandra Adler ’10

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I was recently introduced to Alexandra Adler ’10, the northeast regional director for Cleantech Open, which is the world’s largest cleantech startup accelerator. The company, founded in 2006 by Silicon Valley leaders, fosters and funds entrepreneurs with bid ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental and economic challenges. In her role, Adler oversees project […]

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Successfully Change Careers in Your 30s or 40s

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“I want to begin a new career but have so many factors to consider that I don’t even know where to start.” Does this sound like you? This is a common situation for job seekers and entrepreneurs. The unfortunate part is that it can lead to a classic case of “floundering” causing lack of confidence […]

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Careers in Unexpected Places

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Name: Enobong Etteh, Class of 2002 Degrees: BS Biology and MBA Marketing & International Business Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria Current City: Boston, MA Occupation: Tech, Blogger and Technology Consultant Work Philosophy: You are worth more than you think… so you have no excuse to quit. Angela Lussier ’03, Associate Director for Alumni Career Programs : I […]

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7 Vital Questions to Ask Yourself When Considering a Job Change

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The following seven questions are probably the most overlooked and least exciting part of career transition but they are also the most important. Not only are they helpful for you so you can hone in on what you are looking for, but also for when you land an interview and are asked similar questions by […]

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5 Biggest Mistakes Professionals Make During the Summer Months

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The sun is out, the beach is calling and you’re daydreaming about frozen drinks and building sand castles. The only problem is, while you’re having these sunny fantasies, you’re falling behind on achieving your career goals. Below are the most common (and biggest!) mistakes professionals make during these hard-to-focus summer months. 1.  Stopping/Doing Less Networking […]

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One Small Mindset Shift to Start Making Big Changes Today

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Fact #1: The most common way professionals search for a job is through online job postings. Fact #2: The most common way professionals actually get a job is through networking. Why the discrepancy you ask? What a great question! After sharing this statistic with thousands of students and working professionals, the answers I always get […]

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Resume “Mistakes” Can Cost You the Job

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If you’ve been following the news lately, no doubt you’ve heard about Yahoo’s CEO Scott Thompson who resigned after being accused of lying about his credentials. His resume claims that he has a bachelor’s degree in computer science; his school transcripts state things differently. Technically, he did receive a bachelor’s degree from Stonehill College, but […]

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