Why building relationships is a key skill in business

Business is personal here at W. P. Carey, and this rings true as you enter the business world.  The Importance of Networking in Business  highlights the need to step away from the mentality of networking as a way to get …

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Offer Management: How to say “no”

As a business student who has been actively searching for a job, you’re likely ecstatic to receive an offer. However, before you accept it’s always a good idea to reflect on whether the job is “right” for you. To get …

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On-campus involvement & where it fits into your Career Management journey

Among the many skills that employers are looking for, a key soft skill is students who have demonstrated leadership or membership in a successful team. But how can you develop leadership skills through other avenues outside of internships? Giving thought …

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Growing your career within your current organization

You don’t necessarily need to leave an organization to grow and develop within your career. 

It’s possible to create and manage your career path within one organization as opposed to multiple organizations that span your overall career. Remember that promotions …

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Want more interview invitations? Here’s how to get them!

We live in a world with a lot of noise and competition in the job market. Attention is a scarce commodity. How will you and your resume stand out? Articulate the value of your resume by tailoring it to every …

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Do you have the skills it takes to be successful?

As a business student, you have already begun to build your skillset.  Identifying which skills are needed to be successful in a particular role can be facilitated by reviewing job descriptions, where employers often list a combination of soft and …

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Identify your destination before you start driving

When you made the decision to earn a business degree, you may have only had a general idea of the type of opportunities that existed in your field of study. We know you have limited time and resources, and our …

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Why the W. P. Carey resume template works.

Many students wonder why they are asked to use a specific template when they come to business school and are given advice and counsel on how to differentiate themselves.  These two concepts seem at odds with one another.  In fact, …

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Do you have access to the hidden job market? Why a Networked Job Search Strategy is Advantageous

Business students can use three different channels to secure a job or internship offer: on-campus/global recruiting, just-in time recruiting, and a networked job search.  Networked job searches are important because they allow you to gain access to opportunities that may …

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Do you know what you value most in work?

When exploring what career or job you would like to pursue, it is important to not only identify your skills, but also to reflect on your goals and aspirations about what your workday will look like. Taking time to identify …

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