Monday, March 24th, 2014

Be Well After Bucknell

Emily Hochman ’14 is here to tell you a little bit about 2 new workshops in the Life After Bucknell series: With warm weather approaching and graduation just around the corner, what better way to gear up for a healthy summer body and post-grad lifestyle than attending the CDC’s Be Well After Bucknell series?! The Be Well After Bucknell series will host two sessions, providing advice for staying healthy, fit, and happy after graduation. The first session, “Healthcare Options,” will teach students how to choose the right healthcare plan and how to locate the right doctor when moving to a […]

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Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Peer Perspective: Savings, Securities, and Spending by Emily Hochman ’14

Did you know that 25% of your salary after graduation will go to taxes? Or that you should always have at least 3-6 months of your income in savings? Or that a good credit score is necessary to secure a lower interest rate on your first car? With pizza and a packed room, my friends and I were relieved to be learning these essential facts during February’s Money Savvy series. Professor Curtis, Professor Guthrie, and Professor Mastrolia, from the School of Management, presented on taxes, budgeting, insurance, managing credit, debt, and mutual funds to over 70 students each session. As […]

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Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

Life After Bucknell Money Savvy Series

It’s pay day, now what? Come to this Money Savvy Series and learn how to manage your dollars. Thursdays in February • 12-12:50pm • ELC Center Room FREE PIZZA & SALAD Attend 1, 2 or all 3 sessions. Sign up on the BRIDGE Feb. 6: Budgeting, Insurance & Taxes – Professor Curtis Nicholls will present on how to budget for your lifestyle, the time value of money, how to navigate insurance, and how to do your taxes.  SIGN UP DEADLINE: Feb 5 Feb. 13: Managing Credit – Cindy Guthrie, Assistant Professor of Management, will talk about building credit, managing debt, […]

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Friday, January 17th, 2014

Slash Careers Alumni Panel Webinar

Wondering what a “slash” career is? Trying to figure out how you can balance portfolios by day and to profiteroles by night? Join us to hear from alumni who started a “regular” career then took a turn and  moved into career areas they are passionate about – in other words a “slash”. Thursday, January 23rd | Noon | CDC 2nd Fl | Sign up by 1/22 on the BRIDGE The following panelists will discuss the concept of a “slash career,” why you might consider one, and how to get started! Caroline Abramo ’94: Principal, Pana Consulting/CFO, Ashram Chic/Instructor, Sivananda Yoga Meredith […]

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Monday, January 13th, 2014

Life After Bucknell LinkedIn & Your Job Search Series

Seniors, join us for our continuing LinkedIn Series as part of Life After Bucknell. – Friday, January 17 at Noon – LinkedIn 1.0: The Basics Learn the basics of building your brand, setting up your LinkedIn profile, and beginning to build your network to land that next internship or job. Lunch provided. And look for the next workshops in this series: – Wednesday, February 12 at Noon – LinkedIn 2.0: Building Your Network This LinkedIn workshop will provide information on how to build your professional network. Presenters will discuss how to personalize messages to connect with individuals, and how to […]

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Monday, February 4th, 2013

It’s Pay Day…Now What? Personal Finance Series

Paychecks come with big choices! Want to enter the real world with confidence about managing your finances? Join us on 3 Thursdays in February to lunch (free pizza!) and learn about personal finance. Budgeting, Insurance & Taxes: February 14, Noon, ELC Forum Get ready for life after Bucknell with Curtis Nicholls, Assistant Professor of Management and learn the basics of personal finance. Professor Nicholls will cover budgeting for your lifestyle, talk about insurance and taxes, and explain the Time Value of Money. Managing Credit: February 21, Noon, ELC Forum In this session, Assistant Professor of Management Cindy Guthrie will discuss […]

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Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Firsts and Lasts

It’s your last day of classes at Bucknell. Ever. Can you believe it? We can’t either! But don’t despair…there is some good news on this day of lasts. #1 is that you have access to career services for a lifetime (and free!) so if you still need some help, now or later in life, Bucknell will be there for you. Make sure you connect with the Linked Bucknell Alumni Group and bookmark the ACS (Alumni Career Services) website. Besides being available for counseling, ACS also offers really great programs, networking opportunities, and webinars. #2 We are still here for you […]

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Monday, February 6th, 2012

Love Your Money? Learn How To Keep It!

Is your dream to swim in your money like Scrooge McDuck? Just me. OK. Either way, you work hard for your money and if you love it as much as I do you’ll at least want to learn how to budget, invest and save as much of it as possible. Budgets in college vary greatly from those in the “real world” and once outside the bubble you’ll also be expected to know how to set up your 401K (or other retirement package), do your taxes…eventually get a mortgage! All this stuff can be overwhelming but if you start learning and […]

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Monday, August 29th, 2011

Become a LinkedIn Superman/woman

Is this my ad nauseam topic of the year? It may be…and I know you’ll be thanking me later so I appreciate all those Thank You cards in advance. But this time I’m going to let someone else talk to you about it, in person. So get up from your computer, stop reading this on your iPhone and head on over to Taylor 203 to learn, see and do! Find out if you really are LinkedIn and learn how to strategically use it  in your job search and create a professional online presence. You can also use LinkedIn to start […]

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Monday, May 9th, 2011

Life After Bucknell – Pack your cyber stuff

As you begin to look around your rooms and post all the stuff you don’t want to move on the Message Center remember to “pack” your cyber stuff, like any BRIDGE documents (resumes, cover letters), transcripts, or papers in your netspace. Here’s an quick list of what to think of and what to do with it. Let’s start with an easy one: Email – Good news, your Bmail account will continue without interruption but if you are no longer going to be checking this account make sure you update your information on your resume, LinkedIn and B-Link.  If you have […]

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Sunday, April 17th, 2011

Life After Bucknell: Graduation Goggles

Did anyone else see How I Met Your Mother last week? Well I caught and (sadly) could only think of work when they introduced the great new phrase “Graduation Goggles,” and I thought I had to figure out a way to incorporate it into the Career Insider so here goes. In case you missed the episode here is the recap (of the part that reminded me of work): Marshall wants to quit GNB because he hates it but after he makes up his mind to quit the next day at work isn’t so bad at all so he wonders if […]

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