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The Job Search + Career Resources

5 tips to nail your Product Manager resume

By Jeg Sith, MBA ’20 | Break Into PM | July 30, 2020

6 seconds.

That’s how long the average recruiter or hiring manager will spend on your resume.

6 seconds.

That’s what stands between you and your shot at getting that …

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Podcast: Why you shouldn’t be afraid of silence during a negotiation

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People usually assume that silence during a negotiation is an intimidation tactic, but new research shows it can actually lead to more collaborative outcomes. Melbourne Business School Associate Professor of Management Jennifer …

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Having a Strong Online Presence Can Help You Land a Dream Job—Here’s How to Get Yours Ready

By L’Oreal Thompson Payton

Gone are the days when applying for a new job entailed writing a cover letter, uploading your resume, hitting submit on the job application site, and hoping for the best. Today’s fast-paced, competitive job market requires …

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12 New Job Hunt Strategies That’ll Re-Energize Your Search

By Stacey Lastoe | The Muse

Weary job seekers, take heart: You probably haven’t come close to exhausting your search. Sure you’ve been diligent about going to networking events, spending hours each day working on cover letters and resumes, and applying …

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How to Answer “What Is Your Work Style?” in an Interview (Plus Examples!)

By Stav Ziv | The Muse

Some interview questions tell you exactly what they’re looking for. Others take a little more deciphering—“What is your work style?” is one of them.

You might have gotten questions like “What is your management style?” …

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How to Gracefully Turn Down a Job Offer

By Adrian Granzella Larssen | The Muse

So, you’re looking for a new job like a mad man or woman, you apply for who-knows-how-many positions, and you interview at a few different places. And you find yourself in the enviable position …

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4 Crucial Questions You Need to Ask Yourself When Deciding Between Multiple Job Offers

By Richard Moy | The Muse

Fact: If you’re currently toting around a handful of job offers, your friends are probably wavering back and forth between being jealous and being sick of hearing about it. However, what they likely don’t believe …

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MFin Small Group Career Advising

Small Group Career Advising is an opportunity to meet with a career advisor to discuss career and recruiting questions while also connecting with classmates and learning from each other. This could include topics such as internship/job search advice, general resume …

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MFin Behavioral Mock Interviews

Practice and preparation ahead of an interview are key to success. The CDO offers behavioral mock interviews to help you practice behavioral and traditional interview questions. We also encourage you to read our “Interview Prep Advice” blog post and leverage …

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MFin Cover Letter Reviews

Cover letters play an important role in your job applications. The CDO offers Cover Letter Reviews to help you receive feedback and strengthen your application.

To request a cover letter review, email the following documents to mfincoverletters@mit.edu:

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