Author Archives: O'Brien Center for Career Development

The 3 Steps to Take After Your Virtual Session with an Employer

Learn what to do after your virtual session to leave a great impression with employers.

This article was originally published on Handshake’s Blog. To access the original, full article, please click here.

If you’ve just finished attending a virtual recruiting …

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How to Prepare for Virtual 1-on-1 Sessions

The guidance you need to feel confident, poised, and prepared to meet recruiters online.

This article was originally published on Handshake’s Blog. To access the original, full article, please click here.

Before you dive into your first one-on-one session with …

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How to Prepare Your Virtual Career Fair “Elevator Pitch”

Learn how to create the perfect elevator pitch ahead of your next career fair. (Includes examples!)

This article was originally published on Handshake’s Blog. To access the original, full article, please click here.

So, you’ve registered for a virtual career …

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How to Stand Out to Employers at Virtual Recruiting Events

Learn how to impress employers with tips from our team.

This article was originally posted on Handshake’s Blog. To read the full story, please click here

In a year when hiring is all online, virtual recruiting events on Handshake are …

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3 Ways Handshake’s Virtual Career Fairs Can Help You

Learn why virtual fairs are your ticket to getting hired this year.

This article was originally posted on Handshake’s Blog. To read the full story, please click here

If you’re looking for the chance to connect with recruiters and stand …

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Applicant Tracking Systems: Tactics for Beating the Bots

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 Future of Work: How Digital Credentials Are Going to Be More Impactful than Ever Before

The global pandemic of 2020 has changed the workplace as we know it and will likely continue to reverberate through the employment landscape for some time. As the workforce settles into its new normal, the future of work will reflect …

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Podcast: Merrimack College Brings Skills to Life

Merrimack College has added digital badges to their career development work with students. By identifying skills employers seek, they are able to offer programs and services for students to developer and showcase their talents. In this episode, we hear how …

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

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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