Peer Career Ambassadors

Marketing Your International Experience

This blog post was written by Victoria Bills, a Peer Career Ambassador for the Undergraduate Center for Career Development Whether you went abroad last semester, or you’ve spent your past four years here at Babson after leaving your homeland, companies are now working to achieve a more global mindset, and are becoming interested in study…

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Sophan Smith

Interested? Apply Now.

This happens quite a lot, you see an interesting job opening and you want to apply but you have several obstacles in your way. Oh it’s midterm week, you have social events to attend to or….. you figured, that you wait until the due date since you have another two weeks before you get started…

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Guest Employers UG Center for Career Development

Dreaming Disney – Achieving Disney!

This post was written by Erica, Recruiting Specialist at Disney Worldwide Services, Inc.: Greetings from the #1 most admired entertainment company, Babson students!  My name is Erica, I am a recruiting specialist for Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., and am excited to be a guest employer blogger for your undergraduate CCD! Dreaming of starting your career…

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Brenda Kostyk

The BIG “E” – Big Company Entrepreneurship

So far this semester, I’ve blogged on a variety of topics related to new ventures.  For those who aren’t interested (or at least not yet!) in launching their own gig; there are boundless entrepreneurial opportunities within existing ventures, such as start-ups, small businesses, or large companies.  To start, let’s talk about the BIG “E” —  Big…

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Brenda Kostyk

Don’t Be Fooled! Entrepreneurship Does Exist inside Big Box Retail!

Hi Entrepreneurship Gang!   I am currently working on a blog post regarding Big Company Entrepreneurship and hope to have it up and posted soon.  In the meantime, I wanted to highlight a terrific example of Corporate Entrepreneurship featured in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal – All Caught Up in TJ Maxx’s Web. The TJX Companies –…

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Brenda Kostyk

‘Tis the Season for Sharing, Listening & Maybe Even Pivoting!

The Holidays — A Ripe Opportunity Amid the flurry of holiday activity now upon us, don’t forget to put on your entrepreneurial eyes and ears to listen and observe family, friends, and fellow shoppers.  Often overlooked, these folks are terrific for sourcing and testing ideas.  Consumer feedback, even at its most informal, is a smart…

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Sophan Smith

Why Create a LinkedIn Page?

I know today is Friday and Thanksgiving is right around the corner and you’re probably more concerned about how to pack up the leftovers and watching football while relaxing on the couch…. but the downtime is the perfect time to get yourself ready for spring recruiting season. Let’s talk about LinkedIn. With all the social…

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Sophan Smith

Which is the salad fork?

Let’s talk about the importance of business etiquette….. if you don’t know some of the basics, it can ruin your chances of getting hired! While it’s important to study for a job interview and know your top strengths, it’s just as important to understand all of the other elements that recruiters and hiring managers are…

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Blair

Unique Opportunities at Babson

Babson offers numerous opportunities to discover what you are interested in, starting in FME and continuing through your four years here. After taking foundation courses in a variety of disciplines, students are able to enroll in a variety of classes and really get to choose what piques their interest. One of the classes that is…

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jdoherty

Connecting with Employers – beyond campus and in the cloud

Resources. A common topic with employers and recruiters these days…  mostly around the lack thereof.   Now more than ever, recruiters and HR professionals have tighter budgets, and with tighter budgets often comes travel limitations.  Yet there is still the need to meet and hire top talent.  To continue seeking this talent, they must be creative,…

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