It’s not about the classes you take, but the hands you shake. This mantra burned into Robert Roloff’s memory as a freshman and stuck with him all throughout his years at the University of Central Missouri. It helped him land a long-term internship on campus with Sodexo, the dining services company, by networking with Tau Kappa Epsilon alumni. When it was time for the 2016 graduate to further explore career options, the UCM Alumni Advisor Network was a natural first step.Keep Reading
Choosing a career path may be stressful, but fret not. Whether you’re still in college or just starting your first job, you have your entire professional life ahead of you. Congratulations! The possibilities are endless. However, the first few years of your career will likely dictate your career path, income potential, as well as your personal life. A little frightening, but I don’t mean to scare you! I’m only trying to tell you the truth.Keep Reading
This week we’re doing job-seekers on our platforms two big favors. First, we’re making feedback from advisors more structured and more consistent. Next and more significantly, we’re letting advisors personally vouch for candidates. These changes are part of our new advisee feedback feature which goes live for advisees and advisors on AMPs and CAPs this week and on Evisors.com this fall. No action is required on the part of admins, advisors, or advisees other than for advisors to formally submit the feedback they’ve probably already been sharing informally.
Why you should work in finance at a startup — When looking for a job in finance most people think of Wall Street and big banks, but have you ever considered working in finance at a startup? Described as the “New Gold Rush,” the tech boom has created more opportunities to join a startup than ever before. I’ve been fortunate enough to work in New York’s Silicon Alley for the past few years, and I feel it’s time I share some of my experiences.Keep Reading
They say most jobs come through networking, but when two thousand miles of ocean separates you and where you’d like to work, networking requires some hustle. It’s something students at Brigham Young University-Hawaii seeking jobs on the “mainland” know all too well. But with an offer in hand to interview at Goldman Sachs, class of ’16 graduate Aditya Mongan has learned that those who dare win.Keep Reading
We’re excited to be rolling out a big update to our Career Advisor Platform (CAP). Starting next week, CAP clients and advisees will see a lot more of our most experienced advisors on their platforms. Here’s why and what’s changing.
Running a business is like performing a surgery. This week's Roundup includes networking tips, advice on being mentally tough, and the benefits of thinking and reflecting on the job. Also, find out the benefits of a Values Day for your team and why Goldman Sachs is moving away from ranking employees based on numbers.
This May, we held our second annual Firsthand Values Day. Taking the whole team offsite for a day to talk values might sound like a fluffy excuse to avoid work. This year's Values Day however, was probably the most productive workday we’ve ever had. Here’s what went down and why your team should have a Values Day too.
Learn negotiating tactics from an FBI agent. This week's Roundup includes tips on preparing for your interview, what kind of mentors you should have in your life, and career advice from women leaders. Also, find out why being a generalist is better than being a specialists and success tips for becoming an entrepreneur.Keep Reading
Don’t be so hard on yourself. This week's Roundup includes tips on being a better leader, advice on playing to your strengths, and tips for career changers. Also, find out why you shouldn’t include “strategy in your job title and why some companies are paying off their employees’ student loans.Keep Reading