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Turning a degree into a career: Philadelphia employers offer advice for the job search

If you’re like most working adults, there have probably been times when you wished you could get inside the head of an employer and read her mind during an interview. Am I making a good impression? Did I answer that question the way she hoped I would? Does it look bad that I’m changing career paths after 10 years in the same industry? Well, today’s your chance to do just that! Peirce College’s Career Development...Read More »

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Why LinkedIn is important to career success

Did you make it to our recent LinkedIn workshop? If not, we’ve got you covered. The event offered a great look at why LinkedIn is such an important networking tool — especially for adult learners who might be new to the job search after years in a different career — and we’ve captured the highlights in case you missed it. Robb Pardee, one of LinkedIn’s recommended experts, took some time to talk with us one...Read More »

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Resources for Adult Learners: The Basics of Applying for Scholarships

Working adult students at Peirce College get support from the Walker Center for Academic Excellence to manage common concerns and issues important to them. Walker Center resources are designed to help you balance completing your degree while juggling the demands of work, school, and family. The following Walker Center presentation on The Basics of Applying for Scholarships will teach you how to research scholarships that match your educational level and background. Have questions? Contact the...Read More »

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Resources for Adult Learners: Tips for Perfecting your Professional Image

Peirce College provides a number of resources that help students achieve their post-college goals. One of those goals is securing a career. Perfecting your professional image is an important step as you make these dreams a reality. Here is a guide for presenting your best self by selecting business attire that suits you. Even if you have the degree, the knowledge, and the drive, it is important to look your best in order to impress...Read More »

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Resources for Adult Learners: Cover Letters and Professional Summaries

Peirce College provides a number of resources that help students achieve their post-college goals. One of those goals is securing a career. Perfecting your resume is an important step as you make your dreams a reality. Here are some sample cover letters and professional summaries offered by Peirce’s Career Development Services (CDS) Center—two great ways to present your strengths and experience to a hiring manager. Sample Cover Letters: A cover letter is like a book...Read More »

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Resources for Adult Learners: Resume Writing

Peirce College provides a number of resources that help students achieve their post-college goals. One of those goals is securing a career. Perfecting your resume is an important step as you make your dreams a reality. Here are three sample resumes offered by Peirce’s Career Development Services (CDS) Center that are designed to package your accomplishments and education in a way that shows potential employers that you’d be a valuable asset to their organization. Chronological...Read More »

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Resources for Adult Learners: Stress Management

Working adult students at Peirce College get support from the Walker Center for Academic Excellence to manage common concerns and issues important to them. Walker Center resources are designed to help you balance completing your degree while juggling the demands of work, school, and family. The following Walker Center presentation on Stress Management will help you learn more about what causes stress and how to manage it. Learn what stress is, how it affects our...Read More »

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Resources for Adult Learners: Time Management

Working adult students at Peirce College get support from the Walker Center for Academic Excellence to manage common concerns and issues important to them. Walker Center resources are designed to help you balance completing your degree while juggling the demands of work, school, and family. The following Walker Center presentation on Organizing Time will help you organize your life to become more productive and better able to complete tasks and projects. You will learn the...Read More »

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Resources for adult learners from Peirce College

On the path to earning a degree and finding a job, there are several ways that Peirce College helps students better manage the demands of their classes and effectively connect with potential employers. These resources come in the form of time and stress management advice, sample resumes and cover letters, and tips for achieving the professional look expected in today’s workplace. Download these resources to tackle the most common problems that working adult learners face...Read More »

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