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Caroline Hayes

Good news for Business Analytics Students

While I was in class this morning, my professor referenced the below article that states “the most plum jobs for B-school grads are now in technology or in roles that combine business skills with data acumen”.  As the article is referencing Business Analytics Masters Programs, I could not but think about how the undergraduate students here…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Tips for Improving your Job Search

This post was written by Jacob Vick ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador Some of these items might seem like common sense to most, but in my experience students just seem not to follow through and execute. It is not enough that you set goals for yourself and lay out a game plan, in the end it…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Productivity Secrets of Successful People at Babson

This post was written by Kayla Hale ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador Dr. Travis Bradberry, President and CEO of TalentSmart, has researched and defined productivity characteristics that successful people posses. I love this article, so I am going to share some of these secrets, adding a little twist – how these secrets apply to Babson…

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Company Cultures — Finding Your Happy Place

This post was written by Jerry Baker ’16, CCD Peer Career Ambassador Babson’s Undergraduate Center for Career Development stresses the need for students to find their fit.  Looking around the office, posters remind students to “find your happy place.” However, this doesn’t always seem possible.  From the media, we’d believe that the only fun jobs in…

jdoherty

Networking galore awaits you at the 2nd Babson Connect – Boston, 12/4/14

The Babson Connect program is a collaborative effort between UG CCD, Grad CCD, Alumni & Friends, the Admissions Teams, and our amazing alumni and employer partners.  This is an event that should NOT be missed and for our students, is an opportunity for YOU to meet Babson alumni and friends to CONNECT, ENGAGE, and LEARN…

Brenda Kostyk

The Start Up Oscars

Just when it seems that Boston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem has reached the top of its game, another grand slam comes along and brings us all to new heights.  Last Wednesday evening at the 2014 MassChallenge Awards Ceremony was one of those “grand slam” moments.  Having intereacted with a number of the start up finalists this year…

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Managing the College Lifestyle

This post was written by Owen Shea ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador  Social life, good grades, sleep… realistically, you can only pick two of the three to do well when you’re in college. Life before College doesn’t always prepare us for the rigors of the academic and social demands of campus life. I’m sure most students…

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Tips to mastering your Elevator Pitch!

This post was written by Anamaria Najera’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador How well you describe yourself in the first few minutes of meeting someone is immensely important. It only takes a few seconds to make a first impression, so your opening lines need to be just right! Here are a few tips to keep in…

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Emailing 102

This post was written by Shun Ping Huang’ 17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador In today’s world, the most prominent form of professional communication is through email. Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google, and Jonathan Rosenberg, former SVP of Products, share some useful emailing tips in their new book, How Google Works. Using some of their…

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Internship Advice from the Class of 2015

This post was written by Jaclyn Gaines ’16, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. One of the most important things I have learned so far at Babson is the importance of networking, and networking includes having meaningful conversations with your peers. Last week, I had the privilege of sitting down with a few of the current seniors…