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College Student Tips to Surviving Your Formal Interview

by Angela Coquis

If you are in a business major, it’s pretty certain that you’re going to have to take part in at least one formal interview. They are a little daunting at first, no matter what kind, but with practice and a good idea of the protocol, there’s nothing to fear!

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Job Search

How to Hit the (Recruiting) Ground Running in August

Once recruiting starts, you will have tons of people asking you to sum up everything that’s awesome about you ever. The break you have right now is a really good time to think back over all you’ve accomplished in your professional career and sketch out stories that demonstrate leadership, teamwork, problem-solving, analytical ability – basic things you’ll be asked for in interviews.

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Early Career

Funny Business: 3 Improv Techniques That Help You Succeed at Work

by Precillia Redmond

Precillia participated in a team building session with her manager and peers at an improv theater in Boston. As a big fan of comedy, she expected the experience to be fun. What she didn’t expect was to come out of the day with improv techniques to improve her capabilities as a team member and a manager.

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Job Search

Job Interviews – Tell Them What You Want to Tell Them

Interviews are a tricky thing – students spend months preparing, studying, networking, and in the end it comes down to a couple hours of Q&A that are totally unpredictable. Companies ask questions ranging from “What are your 5 weaknesses” to “If you had to make a speech at your retirement party, what would you say?” and candidates must be ready to tackle it all. However, there are a few strategies I learned through interviewing, most importantly how to “tell them what you want to tell them”.

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College Student

Forté Helps Women in Business Thrive: Interview with Elissa Sangster

Elissa Sangster recently shared her thoughts on the Accepted.com podcast.

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College Student

Exploring Your Options: Pursuing Your Summer Internship

Business school is an opportunity for you to find the career you are most passionate about. It is both a stressful and exciting process, and it can take a toll on you if you let it.

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