Job and Internship Searching During the Pandemic

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. 

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: is offering FREE LinkedIn Learning classes, including topics such as Resume Tips, Answering Interview Questions, Negotiating Tips, and a number of courses on various Data Analytics Tools. They are available for FREE through the end of January. Details can be found in the following article https://www.businessinsider.com/linkedin-2021-top-career-skills-free-online-classes

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. The link can be found at https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/recruiting-tips/mf/30-behavioral-interview-questions-std.

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

Great Advice!

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

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