Professional Advice

Top 3 Consulting Firms Release Application Deadlines

This article is from the Management Consulted website.  We encourage you to read their materials, but do not recommend that you pay for their services.  Please reach out to your UMass career advisors for help with resumes, cover letters, networking, …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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The BCG Online Case – preparation is the key

Over the past couple of years, consulting firms have introduced digital screening tools to weed out weak candidates, saving them time in the screening process.

The BCG Online Case is one such example.

The Online Case puts candidates through a …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Business sector recruiting starts now for both summer ’22 and seniors graduating in May

Different industries recruit at different times of year!

If you are seeking a career in the business and/or tech sectors, start paying attention NOW, and getting your materials ready to apply for job and internship opportunities in the next few …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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What Does a Copywriter Do and How Do You Become One? Everything You Need to Know

Copy is the text used to sell products in advertising and marketing and copywriters are the professionals who create this copy. Copywriting is a centuries-old craft. One of the oldest surviving advertisements in English was printed on a small sheet …

By Sondra Wolfer - The Muse
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New To Project Management? Here Are 50 Terms You Should Know (From the Trello blog)

Project management is a skill that is valuable in every career path, in every industry. 

Learn more about what project management is, and start learning the lingo, as well as parts of the project management process, and how things fit …

By Sam Milbrath
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Legal Career Paths: From Practicing Securities Litigation to Empowering Student Athletes

Joyce Anderson is the Co-Founder and COO of Honest Game. Previously, she was an associate at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago, and currently she serves as President of the Board for Girls Play Sports NFP. Joyce holds a B.A. from …

By Vault Law Editors - Vault
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How To Determine What Type Of Positions To Apply To

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her how veterans should figure out what industry or job they should be applying for when entering the corporate workforce for …

By Guest Contributor - WayUp
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11 Online Jobs You Can Land With Little to No Experience

You’ve likely seen the ads online: “Make $2,000 a week working from home just two hours a day! No experience required!” or the comments on completely unrelated articles posted on social media: “I make $120,000 a year working five hours …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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3 Pieces of Interview Feedback Hiring Managers Will Never Give You

In conversations with hiring managers over the years, I’ve heard repeatedly that although there are a lot of great candidates out there, many don’t know how to interview effectively. I’ve also heard that there are a few common interview mistakes—like …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
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Didn’t Get an Internship? Here Are 10 Things You Can Do to Boost Your Career Anyway, by Katherine J. Igoe

So you didn’t get a summer internship. Don’t blame yourself: There were fewer internship opportunities posted in the first months of 2021 compared to previous years, and it’s a common challenge any year. It’s not a direct measure of how …

By Katherine J. Igoe - The Muse
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