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Applicant Tracking Systems: Tactics for Beating the Bots

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This guide was originally written by GetFive on July 20, 2020. To read the full guide, please click here.

Hiring managers, HR pros, and recruiters love applicant tracking systems (ATS) — software applications that, among other things, sift through reams of …

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The 10 Most Popular LinkedIn Learning Courses Job Seekers Need to Watch

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This blog post was originally posted on LinkedIn Learning Blog. You can read the full blog post here.

 

Looking for a new job during the pandemic can feel like a massive undertaking. We want to lighten the load. If …

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How to Prepare Questions for Virtual Career Fairs, With Examples

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How To Nail The Virtual Interview At This Fortune 500 Company—According To A Recruiting Leader

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The COVID-19 crisis forced companies around the world to immediately adopt fully virtual interviewing processes. Whether you’re a fan or afraid of the on-screen interview, one thing’s for sure: virtual interviewing is here to stay.

So, we’ve put together a …

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5 Ways to Stand Out at Virtual Career Fairs

5 Ways to Stand Out at Virtual Career Fairs

Make the right impression when connecting with recruiters at virtual fairs.

This post was originally posted by Handshake. You can find the full, original article by clicking here.

This school year, there’s a whole new way to find a job …

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5 Tips To Help You Succeed At Your Next Internship

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This article was originally posted by the Beacon, Merrimack College’s student newspaper. To read the original article, please click here.

During the spring 2020 semester I had the opportunity to be a Communication/Public Relations intern at FRESH Communications. This was …

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Working Warriors: Kelly Crotty Shines in Behavioral Technician Internship with Northeast Family Services

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Kelly Crotty ‘21, majoring in psychology and minoring in health science, receives rightful recognition for her astounding career development throughout her undergraduate career at Merrimack College. As Crotty has progressed throughout her undergraduate career, she sought to discover an opportunity …

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Working Warriors: Melissa Theodore Solidifies Career Path as Child Care Counselor with St. Ann’s Home

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Melissa Theodore ‘20 serves as a paradigm of a driven and commendable young professional. An outstanding student throughout her four years at Merrimack College, Theodore earns recognition for her incredible career development journey, most notably within her current internship with

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Working Warriors: Amanda Carey Excels in Remote Transition of Audit Internship with PwC

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Amanda Carey ’21, receives admiration and recognition by employers and the Merrimack College community alike for her commendable drive to advance her career potential throughout her academic career. Carey, earning a Bachelors of Science degree in business administration with concentrations …

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500 Companies Hiring Students on Handshake Right Now

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Discover popular employers that are actively hiring college students on Handshake today.

To all the early career job-seekers who’ve spent the past month wondering: “Is anyone out there still hiring?” We hear you—and the answer is YES! Check out 500 …

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