Being unemployed for too long during Covid-19 can hurt you – Here’s what to do about it

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Yes, being unemployed for too long during Covid-19 can hurt you, says career expert. Here’s what to do about it:

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By Sheila Lillis
Sheila Lillis Associate Director Sheila Lillis
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More green spaces can help boost air quality, reduce heart disease deaths

More green spaces can help boost air quality, reduce heart disease deaths

Green spaces — trees, shrubs and grasses — can improve air quality and may lower heart disease deaths, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2020. The meeting will be held virtually, Friday, …

By Katelyn Norkowski
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Here’s exactly what to say in your thank-you email after a job interview

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In a tight job market where there are more people looking for jobs than there are open positions, it’s important to do as much as possible to stand out from the competition.

One element of the process that may get …

By Sheila Lillis
Sheila Lillis Associate Director Sheila Lillis
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What to Know About Virtual Career Fairs

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VIRTUAL CAREER FAIRS, also known as virtual hiring events and online career fairs, are the new normal based on the need for social distancing and proliferation in remote work. These next-gen events, however, have been on the rise for years due …

By Katelyn Norkowski
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New Mentor Program Connects Students with Professionals

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Sophomores meet monthly with mentors and benefit from their insight and experience

Sacred Heart University’s Mentoring Visionary Pioneers (MVP) Program recently completed its successful inaugural year, despite moving its sessions online due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The MVP program connects …

By Corey Stokes
Corey Stokes Associate Director of Career Student Engagement Corey Stokes
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Milford (CT) Police Department Panel & Recruitment Session 2020

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We had the privilege of hosting the Milford Police Department for a virtual recruitment event yesterday. The recruiting officers shared the benefits of working for the City of Milford; but also took the time to discuss the benefits of a …

By Patti Moran
Patti Moran Director of Career Programming & Experiential Learning Patti Moran
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Nursing Career Forum 2020 Event Recap

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On Friday, October 2nd 2020, The Center for Career & Professional Development, in partnership with the Davis & Henley College of Nursing, hosted a Virtual Nursing Career Forum which featured two separate events (1) A Q&A session with nursing recruiters …

By Patti Moran
Patti Moran Director of Career Programming & Experiential Learning Patti Moran
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Connecticut Law School Fair

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During the fall 2019 semester, members of the SHU Career Development team had the opportunity to attend the Connecticut Law School Fair held at Quinnipiac University. A portion of the day allowed students across Connecticut to gain insight from guest …

By Patti Moran
Patti Moran Director of Career Programming & Experiential Learning Patti Moran
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How to Supercharge Your Job Search with Personal Branding

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In today’s virtual environment personal branding gives you the “edge” you need to stand out to recruiters.  Personal branding is a combination of your skills, abilities, and experiences that defines how people see you and what they say about you. …

By Helen Boyke
Helen Boyke Director of Alumni, Veteran and Graduate Career Development Helen Boyke
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Give It A Year – My Advice to Incoming Freshman

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Written by Jennifer Essery, Class of 2022

When move-in day arrived, I was terrified. I had never been away from home for more than a week and the thought of being away from my friends and family was the worst …

By Corey Stokes
Corey Stokes Associate Director of Career Student Engagement Corey Stokes
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