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Careers: Choosing a Career

Begin researching careers using Library resources and services

It’s not how you say it, it’s what you say

How will a library help a job search?

STEPS:

  1. Find targets.  Best job seekers use library resources to identify prospects.
  2. Watch what you say. Get content from library databases and show serious interest with awareness of industry trends, problems, and facts.
  3. Deep dive. Libraries provide company research tools; use them.Good practice is to learn about an employer before arriving at the interview.  
  4. Lingo. It’s not how you say it, it’s what you say.  At minimum, build a vocabulary and pick up words along the discovery process.
  5. Got an interview?  Strengthen or refresh interview skills, have Q’s prepared from these books.
  6. Persevere. 

Bentley Library and Career Research

This is a self help guide offering resources for job seekers.  It's for Bentley University community mNeck tie for an interviewembers and databases require passwords. 

See also Bentley University's office Career Services  

General Career Guides

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