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Exploring Your Growth Potential: A Recap of “Create Your Career: Climbing the Corporate Ladder”

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On March 3, the O’Brien Center for Career Development held its first installment of the new “Create Your Career” series, entitled “Climbing the Corporate Ladder!” The morning session began with an introduction by Joe Jenkins, assistant director of career …

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How to Prepare Your Virtual Career Fair “Elevator Pitch”

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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

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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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10 Things to do this Winter Break

10 things to do this winter break.

Congratulations; you are almost finished with the fall semester and headed toward 2021! While you may want to spend this break scrolling through TikTok, binge watching Netflix and taking that well-deserved time-off to rejuvenate from this past semester, you might …

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Working Warriors: Gabi Scheff M’22 Finds A Home in Her Multicultural Initiatives Fellowship at Merrimack

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Gabi Scheff M’22 has found a new path at Merrimack, coming off a decade-long career in the entertainment industry to pursue her master’s in clinical mental health counseling. But she is not just a student — she’s one of our incredible …

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The 5th Annual Liberal Arts Career Night (At A Distance), Through the Eyes of a Current Senior

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If you’ve been an O’Brien Center groupie for a while, you may have seen last year’s recap of our 4th Annual Liberal Arts Career Night! Perhaps you even attended — and if so, were able to network with the 21 brilliant …

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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 for How to Research A Company & Land the Job

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With Merrimack College’s first ever virtual Fall Internship & Career Fair less than 20 days away, now is a better time than ever to start looking at the over 60 companies in attendance this semester! An important rule of thumb for …

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