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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Get HIRED

Career Development recently created a 4-step program to help students/alumni achieve their goals. 

The HIRE Education program is a 4-step plan that assists you with your career development process. The program will help you choose a major/career path and develop job search skills. Career Development supports students throughout the HIRE Education process through our programs, resources and services in order to transition students from student to a successful professional.

Check out the 4-steps on our website at 
www.gmercyu.edu/student-life/campus-resources/career-development/career-exploration

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Jobs and internships







Gwynedd Mercy University students and alumni have access to the school's online job and internship website, College Central. Go to www.collegecentral.com/GMercyU to get free access to the following:


  • Search for jobs posted exclusively to Gwynedd Mercy University; search the Jobs Central® national job board and the Intern Central® national internship board.
  • Build a résumé with Résumé Builder, or upload a résumé file to Resume Central® so it can be searched by employers (if you so authorize).
  • Review your job search history.
  • Gain access to announcements, upcoming events, career advice documents, career advice videos, podcasts, and career articles from over 125 authors.
  • Build an online portfolio in Career Portfolio Central® to support your résumé and demonstrate your best work to employers.


College Central Network®

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

4 Tips for Staying in Touch

This is an article from InternMatch that discusses how to stay in touch with those you worked with during your internship (or job). 

You loved your internship, you impressed your manager, and you left with tangible accomplishments. Now what?
If you’re like most interns, you strive hard all summer to do well. After meeting weekly with your manager, you exceeded all of your goals and received a favorable end of summer evaluation.  You also learned from previous conversations that internships can sometimes lead to future opportunities, but the key is to stay in touch. So, how do you do that?
Here are 4 tips to help you stay in touch:
Read the article at 

It's Okay to Have a Personality in a Job Search!

One of the tips in our Interviewing Packet,
www.gmercyu.edu/student-life/campus-resources/career-development/students-alumni, discusses showing some personality and attitude. This article discusses the importance of doing just that.

www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140701000444-24229347-it-s-okay-to-have-a-personality-in-a-job-search





Tuesday, June 24, 2014

How To Write A Thank-You Note That Gets You The Job

Writing a thank-you note is an important element in the interviewing and job searching process. Sometimes it is overlooked. This article from Business Insider provides some tips into writing a strong thank-you note.


In today's job market, sending a post-interview thank-you note can be the difference between landing the job and being completely overlooked. Yet, over half of job seekers never send one, according to Wendy Enelow, founder and president of Career Thought Leaders.

Here are five elements of an outstanding thank-you note:
Read the article at www.businessinsider.com/how-to-write-great-thank-you-notes-2014-6

* Speak with a Gwynedd Career Development staff member for assistance in writing a thank-you note. Remember, we can also do mock interviews.