Category Archives: Podcasts

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CareerConnect: The Podcast Episode 21

In this episode we explore the importance of “Networking” in the search for a job. We feature the experience of a recent job hunter and how keeping options open really made a difference. Plus we hear from an administrative law judge who has tips on how to succeed.

CareerConnect: The Podcast Episode 20

CareerConnect: The Podcast Episode #20

In this episode we interview Val Matta Vice President with CareerShift, a new job search tool that we are making available to our students and alumni. This cutting edge technology can give job hunters a tactical advantage in the job search.
Learn more about this new tool in our 20th podcast episode.

CareerConnect: The Podcast Episode 19

CareerConnect: The Podcast Episode #19

In this episode we further explore the subject of “Informational or Behavioral Interviews.”
This episode was recorded during a meeting of the Mercyhurst Business Club and features Mercyhurst Alumna JoAnn DeSantis-Barnes Human Resource Director for Scott Enterprises in Erie. JoAnn offers a unique perspective on how to prepare for this challenging style of interviewing.

CareerConnect: The Podcast Episode 18

In this episode we explore the value and importance of attending a Career Fair and how it can impact your job search. We also feature interviews with recruiter Dara Zirkle who offers tips and suggestions on how to get the most out of your Career Fair visit.

CareerConnect: The Podcast Episode 6

This is a revised version of our on-line internship orientation seminar.

CareerConnect The Podcast: Episode 15

In this episode we welcome the new Mercyhurst University and we debut the new “Zero Credit Option”

CareerConnect: The Podcast Episode 14

In this episode we look at the tricky problem of getting ready for an interview. Job hunters often fall into a rut, visiting a company’s web site and don’t take their research that one step more. Sometimes you need to think “outside of the box” and LISTEN to what an interviewer is really asking for.

This episode features an interview with Lee Fuell a recruiter who tells it like it is.

CareerConnect: The Podcast Episode 13

Welcome to episode “Lucky 13.” In this episode we interview a recent grad of the Walker School of Business. This graduate is now involved in a management training program and has some good advice for all college seniors.

CareerConnect: The Podcast Episode 12

This is Volume II of our current series on successful internships. In this episode we interview three interns who had the opportunity to explore ancient history with a high tech flair. One of our interns even worked on a project that could save Pennsylvania taxpayers millions. Give a listen

CareerConnect: The Podcast Episode 11

Episode 11 is subtitled: “Volume I, Internship Success Stories.” We feature three interviews with students who had successful internships and learned the value of Experiential Education first hand.