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Professional Guidance

Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

Deciding to leave active duty and transition to civilian life is often a stressful and difficult decision. Upon transition, military members might have questions about what their next moves should be. Should they go back to school? Venture a new …

By Justin C. Pearson - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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10 Steps for Picking the Right LinkedIn Profile Picture

We all know how important LinkedIn pictures can be so let’s get this right! Below are 10 tips directly from LinkedIn, to help you.

Please also know you can come into one of the Career Offices in Dobbs Ferry, the …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Career Advice for College Students: 5 Tips to Build a Strong Foundation

College years are all about that hustle and bustle. From attending classes and parties to tackling exams and social life, there’s little spare time on your hands.

Even so, college years are crucial for career building. It’s the right time …

By Lucy Manole - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Top 5 Communication Do’s and Top 5 Don’ts to Avoid at Work

What is good workplace etiquette? If you haven’t worked in an office or professional environment before, you’re probably unsure. While it varies from office to office, there are some general guidelines for how to communicate at work. Here are five …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Assistant Director Samantha Karpiloff
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11 Online Jobs You Can Land With Little to No Experience

You’ve likely seen the ads online: “Make $2,000 a week working from home just two hours a day! No experience required!” or the comments on completely unrelated articles posted on social media: “I make $120,000 a year working five hours …
By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Professional Guidance Part 3: Too Blessed To Be Stressed.

Between organic chemistry lecture class and 11:59 deadlines, college students are put in stressful situations all the time. The stress will feel like it’s never ending, that’s why it is important to learn effective ways to manage stressors throughout life.

By Marques McKinney
Marques McKinney Marketing and Analytics Chair Marques McKinney
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Hello Graduate

You did it! You completed your degree from Mercy College. The career team is so incredibly proud of you and know that with all the challenges from this past year, you made it! You should be very proud of yourself …

By Joi Sampson
Joi Sampson Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Joi Sampson
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Things look brighter for the Class of 2021!

Great news for the Class of 2021! If you feel that you are finally seeing the light after so many months of uncertainty, you are right. According to the National Associate of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Job Outlook 2021 Spring …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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The art of stillness – and how it can help your career success

Looking back on such a busy and different academic year, I marvel at the dignity with which students, faculty, and staff alike used to overcome the tall order of difficulties thrown their way. Sick family and friends. Remote learning and …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Assistant Director Samantha Karpiloff
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Professional Guidance Part 2: Personal Branding for College Students.

It is important to design, maintain, and promote individual brands. Personal branding is the process of marketing oneself in society. Branding reflects your skills, abilities, and lifestyle. Personal branding creates connections with people, via face to face or on social …

By Marques McKinney
Marques McKinney Marketing and Analytics Chair Marques McKinney
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