The Career and Professional Development Center is open! To schedule an appointment, call 508-213-2489 or email us at cpdc@nichols.edu for more information.

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9 Effective Employee Retention Strategies You Haven’t Tried

Company leaders who’d hoped for an early-2022 end to the Great Resignation will need to hang on a little longer, it seems. One recent survey showed that nearly a quarter of workers plan to leave their jobs this year, with

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NICHOLS COLLEGE HONORED FOR EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT INITIATIVES IN CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Nichols College has been honored by Colleges of Distinction, an advocate for schools whose undergraduate experiences are grounded in a philosophy of engagement, teaching, community, and outcomes. As an additional honor, Colleges of Distinction has also awarded Nichols College in …

By Lisa Provost
Lisa Provost Career Development Coordinator
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Sport analytics careers: 5 skills college grads should master for career success

The field of sport analytics is growing, fast, and colleges, universities – and employers, are taking note. In fact, Syracuse University’s Falk College recently announced the development and 2017 launch of a new Bachelor of Science in Sport Analytics – the first …

By Matt Krumrie - College Recruiter
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Does a LinkedIn Picture Affect Your Hireability?

Even 70% of potential employers admit to turn a candidate down because of his poor LinkedIn profile picture. This is only one of the important data we discovered in our survey of +200 professionals: Does a LinkedIn Picture Affect Your …

By Brijin Kastberg
Brijin Kastberg Marketing and Employer Relations Coordinator
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2021 Fall Semester CPDC Event Recap

As the 2021 Fall semester comes to a close, we reflect on the events held by the Career and Professional Development Center. This Fall, the CPDC hosted/assisted with seven in-person events and three virtual events.

We kicked off the Fall …

By Cristen McSweeney
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Managing the Herd: CPDC Event Recap

On Thursday, October 21st, 2021, the Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) hosted the virtual Career Exploration Event: Managing the Herd. The event focused on our human resource management, hospitality management, sports management, real estate management, nonprofit management, entrepreneurial management, …

By Kiley Lafortune
Kiley Lafortune
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7 Things You Should Do the First 7 Weeks of Your New Job

You’ve gone through the application process, aced every interview, and finally gotten an offer for your dream job. Earning a place as a new team member is no small achievement; however, keeping that place and making a good first impression …

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Fall 2021 Prep for the Process: Landing the Town, State, or Federal Job Recap

The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) held the Career Exploration event, Prep for the Process: Landing the Town, State, or Federal Job event on Wednesday October 13th. We had 30 students who attended this in-person event.

This Prep for …

By Cristen McSweeney
Cristen McSweeney
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Fall 2021 Accounting & Finance Career and Internship Fair Recap

What a wonderful way to start the fall 2021 semester with an in-person event! The Nichols College Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) held the 2021 Accounting & Finance Career and Internship Fair on Tuesday, September 14th. The CPDC is …

By Kiley Lafortune
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Fall 2021 From Senior in College to Freshman in Life Event Recap

The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) held the From Senior in College to Freshman in Life event on Wednesday, September 29th. Jeff Thomas ’12 and Taylor Ross ’13 returned to campus to give some unique perspectives on how to …

By Kiley Lafortune
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Contact & Location

Phone
508-213-2489
Address

Fels Student Center, Suite 201
121 Center Road
PO Box 5000
Dudley, MA 01571

CPDC Service Hours

M 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
T 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
W 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
TH 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm