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Professional Greetings in a COVID Environment

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Professional greetings have always involved person-to-person contact. Whether it be hugging or giving a handshake, we establish a connection through physical touch. However, during these unusual times, we are unable to offer our friendly greetings. We have to come up …

By Cindy Cheng
Cindy Cheng President Cindy Cheng
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“What Questions Do You Have for Me?” Tips on what to ask.

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According to Big Interview, in nearly every interview, you’ll be asked at the end if you have any questions for the interviewer.  We want to make sure you are prepared with questions that reveal you to be a thoughtful and …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Interested in Nonprofit Jobs Open Right Now?

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Nonprofit Westchester has a robust list of job openings open at their Westchester member organizations.  These jobs range from entry level to management and lots in between.  Here are some examples of entry level jobs you can find on their …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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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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How to Explain COVID-19 Employment Gaps on Your Resume


You are a hardworking Mercy student who lost their job when the pandemic hit last March. That is a very hard blow to recover from. And maybe, despite your best efforts, the universe has not permitted your re-entry into the …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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