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Some of Your Questions About Soft Skills and Work – Answered (Part 2)

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What Are Some Examples of Soft Skills?

Here are some of the most important types of soft skills and some of the individual skills that fall under each category. This list isn’t exhaustive, but you can use it to start …

By Joi Sampson
Joi Sampson Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Joi Sampson
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APPLYING TO LAW SCHOOL DURING A PANDEMIC

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Recent Mercy College graduate Keyana Griffith was motivated to become a lawyer since her freshman year. Pursuing legal courses allowed her to venture into this profession in order to gain a deeper knowledge and love for the subject. Furthermore, her …

By Gianella Brignoni
Gianella Brignoni Student Advisory Board Member Gianella Brignoni
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ATTENDING LAW SCHOOL DURING A PANDEMIC

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Pamina Chatram is currently a 2L law student at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, and is part of the January accelerated program. Pamina pursued legal courses as an undergraduate and became motivated to become a lawyer …

By Evelyn Romero
Evelyn Romero Student Advisory Board Member Evelyn Romero
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Business Etiquette for Employer Events (Virtual and In-Person)

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Employers who volunteer their time to speak with Mercy students during informational sessions and recruiting events are eager to meet with and develop relationships with our students.  It’s important to understand their objectives so that you can get the most …

By Julia Wexler
Julia Wexler Director of Employer Relations Julia Wexler
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Some of Your Questions About Soft Skills and Work—Answered! (Part 1)

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For the month of December, as we ring in the holidays and look forward to a much needed break, I thought we would take things easy and talk about soft skills – what they are and how you can showcase …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Blog Series # 2: What jobs can a Health Science major apply for?

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Thank you for tuning in to our 2nd blog in the series, What Jobs Can a Health Science Major Apply For?  In this blog, we will be dissecting the role of Pharmaceutical Sales.  This role is heavily focused on sales …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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Perspectives on the Job Market during the Pandemic

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There are many words we hear in the workforce. Some of these words include hired, promotion, unemployment, disability, fired, and layoffs. But one word that is not heard too often is the word ‘furlough.’ As if the news of a …

By Jennifer Carreno
Jennifer Carreno Student Advisory Board Member Jennifer Carreno
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Undeclared Student? Come learn how we can help you decide on December 1st!

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If you have not yet declared a major, we have a Virtual Career Exploration Workshop on Tuesday December 1st from 11-11:30am especially for you! It is not uncommon to need help making this important decision and please know that you …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Careers in Forensic Science

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When you think of forensics, what comes to mind? Likely your favorite crime drama, such as CSI or Law & Order (I’m a fan of the show Psych myself!). But the real field of forensics is not limited to observing …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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Career Tips for the Holiday’s

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It’s hard to believe that our holiday season begins next week!

Perhaps you are in the market for a new job or preparing to graduate in the spring.  Tis’ the season to strategize on your next career moves.

Here are …

By Dorlene Curwen
Dorlene Curwen Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Dorlene Curwen
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