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

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 Tips To Help You Succeed At Your Next Internship

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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Amazon’s VP of Alexa Devices on Working in Voice Technology, Taking Risks, and Alexa’s Hidden Tricks

Let’s say you want to be a part of building something great in your career—something people can tangibly benefit from, something no one else has thought of, and something you can point to and proudly say, “Hey, I made that.”

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8 Times Candidates Didn’t Get Hired Because of Something They Put on Social Media

We know you’ve heard you should clean up your social media so that you can be a presentable professional, especially when you’re looking for a new job. But do you know how it could actually hurt you?

We’ve collected real …

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Professional Development Retreat Provides Confidence to Seniors

Merrimack College’s third semiannual Professional Development Retreat (PDR), at Hotel Commonwealth in Boston, saw 60 pre-selected seniors gather for two days of soul-searching, self-assessment, team building and soft skills development.

President Christopher Hopey, at the opening dinner, called the PDR …

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