Job and Internship Searching During the Pandemic

Employer Information: Check Out Who Is Hiring!

500 Companies Hiring Students on Handshake Right Now

Who’s Hiring During the Pandemic?

Candor: Who’s freezing hiring from Coronavirus 

LinkedIn: Here’s Who’s Hiring Now

Consider a Micro-Internship: Parker Dewey

Best Companies in Massachusetts for Remote or Flexible Jobs

How to Use Indeed to Job Search During COVID-19

Glassdoor COVID-19 Companies Hiring

Career One Stop

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA)

During these challenging times, there are ways you can successfully search for a job or internship. We are here to help. 

Prepare: Update your resume with Optimal Resume; enhance your Handshake and LinkedIn profiles; write a cover letter; practice interviewing with Big Interview

Connect: Email us at cpdc@nichols.edu for a career counselor appointment; connect to Nichols College Networking – Bison Helping Bison  

Search: Utilize Handshake and CareerShift to search for Jobs & Internships; visit our Featured Jobs & Internships tab for current and relevant to majors openings

Apply: Make sure to tailor your resume and cover letter to each specific position; provide all documents requested; apply to all positions you are interested in

New Year, New Resources! Develop your skills, take an online class, dive into YOU! 

Hubspot Academy: FREE online courses & certifications! Stay sharp. Learn the latest business trends from leading experts.

Google Skillshop: Master the Google tools you use at work with free online training. Develop skills you can apply right away, with e-learning courses designed by Google product experts. Learn at your own pace and get Google product certified.

LinkedIn: Grow your skills. Learn in-demand skills with over 16,000+ online courses taught by real-world professionals. LinkedIn Learning classes include topics such as Resume Tips, Answering Interview Questions, Negotiating Tips, and a number of courses on various Data Analytics Tools. You can create a FREE account for 30 days. After the 30 day trial, there is a monthly fee. Details can be found here: https://bit.ly/2Ok3znH.

Use of behavioral interviews is on the rise. LinkedIn published a free 29-page guide that includes 30 behavioral interview questions. Along with the questions, there are tips regarding what the interviewer is looking for in the answers to these questions.

Personal Branding: Consciously Enhancing What You Already Have A wonderful self-guided workshop. Everyone has a personal brand, whether they consciously manage it or not. Among its many definitions, Linda Evans defines personal branding as a compelling and concise way to communicate who you are and what you have to offer to your target audience. “Personal Branding: Consciously Enhancing What You Already Have,” an interactive webinar, will walk you through self-reflection and self-assessment exercises to intentionally design how you want to be perceived in the 4 fronts of personal branding: in person, online, on paper, and in memory.

Great Advice!

Understand How The Pandemic Changed The Job Market
https://www.zippia.com/future-job-market/  

When the world came to a screeching halt in early 2020 we knew that the job market would go through significant changes. From the advent of Zoom interviews to the adoption of fully remote workplaces, finding a job looks significantly different now than it did ten months ago.

With the ever-increasing role of Business/Data Analytics, here is an interesting article on skills required for opportunities in the field by Nate Veldkamp from Stukent, a digital courseware provider, at https://www.stukent.com/the-7-top-skills-required-to-get-a-job-in-business-analytics/

Robert Half has a listing of the top eleven best job search apps. The article presents an excellent collection of the leading apps in their article at https://www.roberthalf.com/blog/job-market/best-job-search-apps

Preparing for an Online Interview

HIGHLIGHTING YOUR EXPERIENCES DURING COVID-19; Florida State University – Resume Tips

Essential Advice for Entry-Level Job and Internship Hunting During COVID-19

Handshake’s “Get Hired Remotely” Blog: As more employers recruit college students online, Handshake has the tools you need to go from job search to just hired.

CPDC Webinar Series: Searching for Jobs and Internships During the Pandemic

Robert Half: Pro Tips for Video Interviews

Google Recruiters Say Using the ‘X-Y-Z Formula’ on Your Resume Will Improve Your Odds of Getting Hired at Google

By Brijin Kastberg
Brijin Kastberg Marketing and Administrative Coordinator Brijin Kastberg