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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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The Final Countdown

The 80s gave us a lot of great things, and big hair bands like Europe, is one of them. You may not know the artists, but you know the song: Final Countdown. This is it. And although you’re leaving together, whether you have a job, or you’re just heading home, it still is farewell from…

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Just Not That Into You

So you did it:  You finally land the interview.  You wear the cute suit.  You smile.  You answer all the questions.  You ask some great ones of your own.  And then BAM!  Rejection. What happened? How did it all go so wrong? Is Company X just not that into you? You have two options here:…

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Looks Like A Duck

Ever see a job posting, that sounds too good to be true? (“Work from home part time and make $100,000!”) Maybe something in the posting or on the website sounds too vague?  Or not quite right? Well if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Every year, we get reports of a…

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Before Beyonce

Back before Beyonce was just Beyonce, she was in Destiny’s Child, who broke on to the scene with a song called, “Bills, Bills, Bills.” The song is written as a parable about men with wayward financial tendencies and in one line, Beyonce croons, “You triflin’, good for nothing type of brother.  Silly me, why haven’t…

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Facebook and Your Job Search

There’s been a lot of buzz in the news about Facebook and Twitter recently.  And if you haven’t heard of Twitter – brush up – you are way behind on your social media game.  As you know, many Babson offices, Athletics, Babson MBA, Babson PR, Dean Hanno, and Ugrad CCD all have twitter accounts.  But…

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525,600 Minutes

If you’ve ever seen the movie/play, “Rent,” you’ve heard the song, “Seasons of Love,” that starts with the line: 525,600 minutes, 525,000 moments so dear. 525,600 minutes – how do you measure, measure a year?  In daylights, in sunsets, in midnights, in cups of coffee. In inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife. In 525,600…

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The Forecast

If you’re like me, you’re probably disgusted by the egregious change in weather:  60 degrees yesterday, and a snow storm today. It’s confusing, annoying, and frustrating. Needless to say, those same sentiments can apply to the job outlook and the economy. Confusing. Annoying. Frustrating. However, there are certain things that are just true: Regardless of…

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The Longest 4-Letter Word

To most people, the word “networking” is a like four-letter word: something bad, heinous, and undesirable. However, with the proliferation of social networking sites, it’s never been easier to manage your networking contacts. After all, the 30 minutes per day* that the average college student spends on Facebook, is just another form of networking. Anytime…

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The Key is (in) The Vault

So as you all know, a few months ago the CCD portlet was added to your Portal pages with the goal of grouping together important sites and insights from the Career Center in to one location.I’m going to go ahead and call out something else on the CCD Portlet that I think a lot of…

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