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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

6 Ways To Find Your Next Job

From a Forbes article. 6 good ways to job search.

Whether you recently lost your job or are ready to jump ship from your current one, the chances of your getting a new position through the want ads is next to nil. The good news is that there are many other avenues to pursue.
Start by updating your resume and your LinkedIn LNKD +0.47% profile. (See “Five Top Resume Turnoffs”). Then come up with a brief pitch, highlighting what makes you special, that you can tailor as you approach potential contacts. Here are the best ways to harness it in your job hunt.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The Guide to Finding Jobs Online

This job searching article from ( discusses different strategies on utilizing online resources.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

12 Surprising Job Interview Tips

This article from Forbes has good interview information. Check it out.

You’re almost there. Your resume landed you an interview and now it’s time to seal the deal. So what’s the best way to prepare?
To find the answer, I looked back on my interviews, sifted through research, and most importantly, asked employees from today’s most coveted companies. I tried to find deep insights beyond the typical “sit up straight!” and “dress to impress!” tips we hear too much.
Below you’ll find the 12 best tips to help before, during and after your interview.
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 Also, GMercyU students and alumni can schedule a practice interview appointment with a Career Development staff member.

Monday, September 7, 2015

Avoid the Top 10 Resume Mistakes

Here is an article from Monster on resume mistakes to avoid. Also, check out Gwynedd Mercy University Career Development Center's website,, for resume information and samples.

It's deceptively easy to make mistakes on your resume and exceptionally difficult to repair the damage once an employer gets it. So prevention is critical, whether you're writing your first resume or revising it for a mid-career job search. Check out this resume guide to the most common pitfalls and how you can avoid them.

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Surviving your 1st year on the job

GMercyU alum, Rebecca Cordisco '13, discusses "Surviving your 1st year as a school counselor" with the NJ School Counselor Association 

Although Rebecca discusses her time as a school counselor a lot of her tips apply to any job. Check it out at: