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Professional Guidance

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 Career Specialist 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 Career Specialist 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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Professional Guidance Part 1: Email Writing Basics.

Believe it not, composing effective professional emails can help determine the success or downfall in your career. Luckily, the first step to take your inbox from a collection of sale ads to a home for your career-related connections is creating …

By Marques McKinney
Marques McKinney Marketing and Analytics Chair Marques McKinney
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Ace Your Interview with These 12 Tips!

If you’re a typical college student, the words “April” and “May” are synonymous with “Finish line!” But there is still work to be done until we can raise the checkered flag.

Whether you’re an underclassman interviewing for summer internships, or …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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Academic Success and Engagement With Remote Learning

Ever since we have switched from in-class learning to remote learning, student engagement has been decreasing. According to several articles by Inside Higher Ed, professors have noted that students have lost motivation and found it difficult to be engaged remotely. …

By Cindy Cheng
Cindy Cheng President Cindy Cheng
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