Brian Hickey

CGIU 2014: Takeaways for Making an Impact

Over 1,000 college students converged on Arizona State University this past weekend with a simple goal: a commitment to make a difference. It was time for the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative University Conference and the students in attendance were from all fifty states and over eighty countries. Babson College students were fortunate to be included…

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Rahul Daryanani

My 168

    At Babson, I have 168 hours to work with in any given week. Some weeks, it’s a mix of classes and meetings, but other weeks, like this one, are a little different. This week my 168 sure is “busy,” but I don’t mind it because everything I have planned is something I want…

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Brian Hickey

Now Starring: Babson TV

Babson is full of business students, but as of late it also has up and coming television stars. A new club on campus, Babson TV, is now committed to spreading the news of exciting happenings of events at Babson, as well as the surrounding community. Babson TV consists of a group of students who wish…

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Brian Hickey

Giving Thanks at Babson

While the Thanksgiving Break is a great way for Babson students to recharge before final exams and the end of the semester, it’s also a great opportunity for student to reflect on their time at Babson. With Thanksgiving just a few days ago I talked to several Babson leaders about what they are thankful for…

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Brian Hickey

Entrepreneurial Events in Boston

Boston is a happening place for young entrepreneurs. I recently had the opportunity to attend two exciting events in the Boston area. One of the day-long events was known as College Think Tank Boston, a program running for the first year to bring together area college students to help solve some of the city of…

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Brian Hickey

First Year in the Books: Tips for Class of 2017

My first year at Babson is complete! Overall it was a great year, and having just experienced it, I want to leave some tips for incoming freshman to help make their experience even better! 1)      Connect with People: Babson has one of the most diverse mixes of students of all colleges in the U.S. There…

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Beginner’s Guide to the Twitter Job Search: Top 5 Essentials

by Stephen VanVreede It is hard to imagine a job seeker today who isn’t on Twitter. Like LinkedIn, it is rapidly becoming a must-do social networking tool. And also like LinkedIn, it is rapidly becoming a popular hangout for job seekers. Unlike LinkedIn, however, Twitter moves at a strange pace. It isn’t just about adding…

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Article: Have A Plan

Navigating the Job Crisis: Have a Plan Posted By: Carlo Dellaverson | Web Producer CNBC.com | 18 Mar 2009 | 03:27 PM ET The earthquake that crushed Wall Street has now torn apart Main Street. American jobs are disappearing at an unprecedented pace. The country’s unemployment rate recently topped 8 percent – the highest it…

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Article: Find A Job, Ignore Doom & Gloom

To find a job, ignore doom-and-gloom news, experts say (CNN) — If you’re unemployed, you know it’s a rough time to be on the job hunt. There’s a huge pool of unemployed workers out there, and the unemployment rate continues to climb. But if you want work, you need to block out the doom-and-gloom news…

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Article: Social Networking For Job Searches

Workshops Teach Students How to Leverage Social Networking Activities: The Eyes and Ears of the Career Services Profession By Peter Vogt When CareerBuilder.com asked more than 3,100 hiring managerswhether they use social networking web sites like Facebook and MySpace to research job candidates, nearly a quarter of them said “yes”—and of that group, more than…

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