“Hi Generic Person, I’d Like to Connect with You on LinkedIn”

LinkedIn is a fantastic tool. That being said, almost everyone who uses it consistently makes one huge mistake: They don’t send personalized connection requests.

One of the most important habits to develop when using LinkedIn is customizing your connection requests. Yes, it’s much easier to just hit send on the automated option, “Hi _____, I’d like to connect with you on LinkedIn,” but that doesn’t make you memorable. In fact, it makes you seem lazy. Even when you’re connecting with someone you … Read more »

By Gabriel Sehringer
Gabriel Sehringer Gabriel Sehringer
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THIS WEEK AT CHASE (October 20 – 24, 2014)

MONDAY
- Campus Interviews: BDO; Kelmar Assoc.; Reebok; Walter & Shuffain

TUESDAY
– Interview Ninja Training, 5:30pm, Rm 108
– Campus Interviews: Bose; Deloitte; EMC; Epsilon

WEDNESDAY
– Campus Interviews: EMC; Gorton’s; KPMG; MassMutual

THURSDAY
- Campus Interviews: FactSet Research Systems; PwC

FRIDAY
– Campus Interviews: EY

By Gabriel Sehringer
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Stand Out on LinkedIn to Recruiters

There are several reasons why someone would decide to create a LinkedIn profile. For many, creating a profile is a chance to improve one’s personal brand and get one’s name, experience, and skills out on the Internet. This enables users to be easily found by common connections, alumni, and recruiters.

What is the best way to stand out to recruiters on LinkedIn?

Optimize your LinkedIn profile: Completely fill in the sections that are available to you by listing past experiences and employers … Read more »

By Stephanie Berenson
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Freshmen Feature: The company you keep

“Tell me about your friends”. 

You’ve probably heard somewhere that you’re only as good as the company you keep. While you’re eyeballing your buddies who may be sitting across the room or table from you right now, consider that – right now – you have the advantage of a “clean slate”. You can begin to choose your next group of friends.  In addition to shaping much of the next 4 years at Isenberg, these are people  who will be business partners and … Read more »

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa
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iIntern Feature: Jacob LeBlanc

Jacob LeBlanc, OIM, 2016
App Developer/PMO Intern
C&S Wholesale Grocers

What did you do?
I interned at C&S Wholesale Grocers in Keene, New Hampshire. I worked in their Information Services department working mostly with Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher (OBIEE); therefore, most of my time was spent building Analysis, Dashboards, and Reports for the company to examine all of the data they have. I finished up creating a dashboard that tracks all the usage of the reports by User, Subject Area, Report … Read more »

By Stephanie Berenson
Stephanie Berenson Stephanie Berenson
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Send a Thank You Note. Seriously, Do It.

Don’t feel like writing a thank you note? You’re not alone.

The good news is you’ve made it through the hard part! You revised your resume, wrote a cover letter, submitted the actual application, signed up for an interview slot, and survived the interview. You should feel good — you’re almost done. However, to truly put yourself in the best possible position after leaving an interview, it is important that you follow-up as well as you can.

I agree that first impressions are incredibly … Read more »

By Gabriel Sehringer
Gabriel Sehringer Gabriel Sehringer
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