Samantha Pineo, Liberal Arts Student’s Success at the Professional Development Retreat

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Samantha Pineo, senior at Merrimack College, found herself immersed in a new experience provided by the O’Brien Center for Career Development this past November.

The Professional Development Retreat, also known as the “PDR”, is a two-day career development initiative designed …

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

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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?

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How to go from a Great Student to an Even Better Employee

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Katie Parrott’s college career advisor used to put her in the category of “ostrich person.” The term was reserved, she recalls, for students who’d “stick their head in the sand and pretend that school was never going to end.”

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Alumni Give Back with Career Advice at 3rd Annual Liberal Arts Career Night

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Merrimack College hosted its 3rd Annual Liberal Arts Career Night on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018, featuring keynote speaker Sean Kavanaugh as well as twenty-two alumni working in various fields. These fields include, but were not limited to Advertising, Marketing, and …

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Working In Business Technology And IT (Hint: A Tech Degree Isn’t Always Required)

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Every successful company specializes in something—but being an expert in one area doesn’t make them an expert in all areas. This is especially true when it comes to technology. Executives across all industries need help deciding which tools work best …

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