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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Article: Tuition Break for Graduate Programs

Norrtheastern Gives Tuition Break for Graduate, Certificate Programs By Peter Schworm, Globe Staff Northeastern University announced today that seniors and recent graduates will receive a 25-percent tuition break on master’s and professional programs beginning this summer. Dubbed the “Double Husky Scholarship,” the discount is designed to give recent alumni a chance to continue their education…

Article: Cover Letters, Resumes that Earn You A Second Look

Craft Cover Letters, Resumes that Earn You a Second Look by Carol Lippert Gray – October 10, 2008  If you plan to make a job move soon distinguish yourself from the thundering herd of job-seekers that’s building in the market. You’ll need a dazzling cover letter and a brilliant resume: a total package designed to…

Salaries for the Class of 2009

BETHLEHEM, PA—There’s little movement in starting salary offers to the college Class of 2009 compared to offers received by the Class of 2008, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). The overall average salary offer made to 2009 bachelor’s degree graduates is $49,353—nearly identical to the 2008 average…