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Posted in December 2020

De-stressing During the Holidays

By Megan Delano on December 17, 2020
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The holidays can be a particularly stressful time. This year people are experiencing the additional stress of COVID-19 while trying to navigate the holidays safely. Although this time of year can bring on additional things to worry about, there are many ways you can work on maintaining both your mental and physical health throughout this holiday season. Below are 5 quick tips for finding balance through the winter months and beyond. 

1. Re-assess your expectations for what the holidays look like…

Top 10 Tips for Surviving Finals Week!

By Megan Delano on December 10, 2020
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Although finals week is typically the most stressful time of a semester, it doesn’t have to be so taxing on your mental and physical health! It is often hard to remember the basics of self-care when feeling stressed. Below are some tips to find the balance between productivity and managing stress in healthy and effective ways. It is also important to remember that not all tips and tricks work for everyone but finding what works for you and sticking to it can make a big difference in your success…

10 Tips for Job Hunting and Interviewing

By Bay State College on December 10, 2020

Job hunting and interviewing can be a challenging process. To make a strong impression on employers, here are ten simple tips that can help you stand out from the crowd. 

  1. Include an e-portfolio or social profile links such as your LinkedIn to your resume.  
  2. Pursue industry-related certifications.  
  3. Personalize your application by addressing the hiring manager in your cover letter.  
  4. During interviews, use a friendly, upbeat voice and allow a short pause before taking your turn to speak.  

2020 is ending but what is the job outlook?

By Bay State College on December 3, 2020
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This year has been a year of uncertainty for many of us due to the impact of the Coronavirus. Especially for students who will be graduating and job seeking. Though there are no solutions to combating the feeling of uncertainty, there are things you can do within your control such as educating yourself on the job market.  

What does the hiring landscape look like with the devastating economic effects the coronavirus had on many of us? Back in October, LinkedIn published data showing concerning signs…