Four Tips to Network on LinkedIN

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So you’ve joined LinkedIn, now what? Virtual networking on LinkedIn can seem daunting. Check out these four tips from LinkedIn writer, Kiran Prasad,  to begin to network like a pro:

1. Connect with people you know on LinkedIn 

My number …

By Dorlene Curwen
Dorlene Curwen Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Dorlene Curwen
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5 Questions to Ask Employers at a Career Fair

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Are you stuck in preparation for your next virtual career fair or networking event? An excellent way to convey professionalism to employers (which is tougher to do in a virtual world!) is to prepare thoughtful, strong questions. Taking this step …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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What do we do instead of shaking hands?

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In this new era of social distancing, what is replacing the firm, professional handshake—a staple of business etiquette that career services practitioners have advised for years? Members of the NACE Community offered a few ideas, including:

I personally stopped shaking …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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How to Prep for Virtual Career Connections Day

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Drumroll, please….

We are excited to offer you our very first Virtual Career Fair – Career Connections Day!  This will be a great way to meet employers, find out about opportunities, learn about industries and organizations, and network.  (Temporarily) gone are …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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Blog Series #1: What jobs can a Health Science major apply for?

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What jobs can a Health Science major apply for?

As a Health Science Major, sometimes it’s hard to understand what sort of entry level jobs you qualify for.  But not to worry!  I am here to help you gain a …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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Join The Human Services Government, Law, & Education Career Community Advisory Board

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Welcome to the fall semester everyone. You may wondering, what is a good way to get involved? The answer, join the Human Services Government, Law, & Education Career Community Advisory Board! There are many benefits in joining the advisory board. …

By Allen Rossetti
Allen Rossetti Career Coach Allen Rossetti
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Tutoring is not just a way to supplement your income!

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We all know how disruptive the pandemic has been in our lives, including children’s education. Families all across the country are scrambling, trying to figure out how to help their children continue to learn. Many families are trying to balance …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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How To Put Your Best Foot Forward During A Video Interview

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As the quality and reliability of affordable video conferencing software and hardware increases by the day, video interviews have become commonplace for candidates and recruiting companies alike.

The Coronavirus pandemic has taken something that was viewed as more niche and …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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Becoming a Quality Healthcare Professional

Diversity, doctor and patient

The healthcare industry is made up of diverse groups of people in need of care. Whether you are planning to become the treating physician assistant, nurse, nutritionist, occupational therapist, or exercise trainer, you are sure to meet people who are …

By Joi Sampson
Joi Sampson Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Joi Sampson
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Why that language class is key!

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Lucky for you, you have to take a language class at Mercy College before you graduate! In terms of your career, the ability to speak a second language is a key selling point when you are looking for a job.

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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