How To: Stand out in the Market

Ask Yourself These 6 Questions to Build Your Personal Branding Strategy

For an executive, building a personal brand can sound like another unnecessary task on an already too-long to do list. But, if done right, the process of building a personal brand can be extremely beneficial and even fulfilling.

People want …

By Andjela Milenkovic - Ivy Exec
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How to Effectively Pitch Your Ideas

Whether you need to convince a hiring manager you’re the right candidate for the job or an investor to fund your startup, you need to know how to sell your ideas so decision makers understand and appreciate your point of …

By Vibhu Sinha - Vault
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4 Tips for Finding a Great Job After a Pandemic Gap

Landing a job after a long employment gap can be daunting. And the pandemic left many people unemployed—as well as overwhelmed and wondering what comes next. The good news is as we transition into a post-pandemic era, more and more …

By Marla Keene - Vault
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How to Answer the ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ Interview Question

One of the more common interview questions you will receive is: “Tell me about yourself.” It’s often the first question you receive in an interview, and while it might seem, on the surface, to be a lazy and simple one, …

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Virtual Info Chats Now Available on Handshake

 

Virtual info chats are informal, 15-minute 1:1 conversations between a student and an employer, hosted on Handshake via integrated video. These chats provide a quick way for you to connect with employers in a less intimidating setting to get …

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Incorporating DEI into your online presence

When building a personal brand, it’s important to consider both your online and in-person presence. The story you’re telling, whatever the modality, should align and be authentic to you. Ask yourself, is there an element of your identity that you …

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Incorporating identity into your personal narrative

In business school, we often discuss the importance of telling your story via a compelling personal narrative. We understand that students come from a diverse set of experiences, backgrounds, and identities. Aspects of your identity to consider may include sexual …

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When, Why, and How to Use Personal References in a Job Search

Wouldn’t it be great if you could walk into your ideal company, tell them about yourself, and score your dream job right on the spot? Unfortunately, a job search takes a bit more effort than that, and employers want to …

By Kaila Kea-Lewis - The Muse
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What to Do When Employers Are Ignoring You

You’ve spent hours writing your resume, searching job sites, and applying to different roles—only to receive rejection after rejection. And that’s if you even hear back about your application at all. After a while, this all gets pretty exhausting, and …

By Andrew Fennell - Vault
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Set yourself up for success with the right resumes!

As a business student, you may be thinking, “Why do I need a public resume on Handshake? I thought I was supposed to craft a tailored resume for each job application. Doesn’t that defeat the purpose of tailoring my resume?” …

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