October 14, 2016
Returning to campus this fall, you may feel you’ve finally figured out how to build rapport with professors and get the most out of your classes. Those skills will help you achieve a sterling academic record but won’t be the same you’ll use to land your first dream job. Now is the time to cultivate relationships with recruiters, learn a new set of skills, get to know employers and close the deal with your preferred firm.
Our recruiters meet with students like yourself each fall and winter at dozens of universities around the world. They’ve seen the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to students asking questions and making the case for their qualifications. Here’s what you can learn from their efforts.
Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it helps high achievers land their dream jobs. Curiosity is a common thread across the behaviors our recruiters see among top talent.
There are a few common missteps that students make when interacting with recruiters based on a lack of experience in the business world. These aren’t deal breakers, but they should be avoided if possible.
With top firms looking for the best and the brightest, there are a few common things you can do and say that will cause recruiters to move onto other potential candidates.
See you on campus!
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