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PCA-Led Etiquette Event

This post was written by PCA Gyda Sumadi ’18 Trim Back Dining Room, April 19th from 5pm to 6pm Why is Etiquette Important? We are all in business to be successful and we live in an image-driven society. Employers will hire those who can best represent their brand and company image. As more business has…

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Exit Resume Black Holes

This blog post is written by PCA Shun Ping Huang ’17. Resume black holes are real. We’ve all experienced it when we apply to a job on a company website and never ever hear back. As the recruiting process becomes more competitive and electronic based, resume black holes become bigger and more relevant. But did you…

Annie Petrone

WHEN OPPORTUNITY CALLS

You have just found your dream job online, so you update your resume, write the perfect cover letter and you submit your application!  You’re totally qualified!  There’s nothing stopping you from getting that interview….or is there? Through my experience in corporate recruiting and career services, I’m here to tell you that even if you meet all…

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Handling Rejection

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Ji Hwan Kim ’18. Most upperclassmen at Babson know what it feels like to be a part of the job-search process. From the numerous resume critiques to the countless networking and informational sessions we attend, it’s certainly a significant investment of our personal time. While the process…

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That 2:30 Feeling at Work

Written by Peer Career Ambassador, Davele Zephyr You just got back from your lunch break, you feel ready to tackle all of your afternoon tasks, and then all of a sudden, a wave of fatigue just rushes over you leaving you straining to stay awake. You know that if you sleep right there and then,…

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4 Preparation Techniques for Getting In the Zone Before a Big Interview

This post was written by Erica Zahka, Babson alum (MBA ’16) and Founder/CEO of Own The Boardroom.  A first impression is all about the energy you project and how you’re perceived.  A good first impression can open doors of opportunity, while a bad first impression can leave you with missed opportunities. Business Insider, among other…

Donna Sosnowski

Career and Professional Readiness: Life Skills That Contribute to Successful Careers

Today, it’s not enough to be fully qualified with requisite skills and talents, to be successful in your career, or in life.  Emotional intelligence combined with specific subject matter expertise is definitely, the key to success.  Studies of today’s most successful leaders acknowledge that intelligence, business savvy and functional expertise are requirements, but the most…

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Done With Senior Year? Not So Fast.

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shun Ping Huang ’17. This past Fall, I wrote about Invisible Pressures for seniors to find a full time job before graduation. That burden has been with me since September and is a part of my senior year experience. Now that it’s February and that pressure is…