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Need a Job? Work Your Alumni Network

Jonathan Greenglass graduated in 2009 from Holy Cross with a degree in Sociology and something maybe even more important, a job. He was hired as an analyst by the investment banking firm, Sandler O’Neill, and attributes his success in getting … Continue reading

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How to Find Out If the Company’s Culture Is Right for You

You’re looking for your next career opportunity and have made a list of the “must haves”. One thing you know for sure is that you don’t want to work in a bureaucratic or political environment. Been there and done that. … Continue reading

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They Took My Ideas and Gave Somebody Else the Job

We met over coffee with a Director of Sales who told us of a recent experience he had interviewing at a company. He went through several rounds of interviews and by all accounts he was headed for an offer. The … Continue reading

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The Best Answers to: How Do You Manage?

Companies are always looking for people who have the potential to advance within the organization. One of the keys to progressing is being an effective manager. When we’re interviewing candidates we spend a significant amount of time on the management … Continue reading

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How to Interview Well and Get That Job

Obviously the marketplace is tight, which is why it’s even more important to say and do the right things in an interview. Companies are more selective now and less likely to overlook a stumble. If you’re taking the time to … Continue reading

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The Right Approach to Informational Interviews

Informational interviews have the potential to yield significant benefits, assuming you have the right approach.  Some people make the mistake of approaching them in a very casual manner, sitting back and letting the interviewee do all the work.  Others may … Continue reading

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Make Your Next Interview Your Best

No matter how tight the marketplace is, when you are interviewing for a job you’re up against stiff competition.  Always put your best foot forward.   Even if you’re not certain that this is the perfect job for you, if … Continue reading

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