Psychology Career Outlook: Career flexibility and market demand

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A bachelor’s degree in psychology is one of the most popular majors among undergraduates today. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) estimates that in the 2015-2016 school year, of the 1.9 million total bachelor’s degrees conferred, some 117,000 were in psychology. If you are wondering what’s driving such an interest in this major, the […]

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The push for customer-centricity: A lesson for business students

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According to a recent Gallup report, almost 70 percent of B2B customers are ready to take their business elsewhere while only one half believe that their vendor delivers on its promise. The report suggests that the way to turn the tide on this stark reality is by implementing a customer-centric culture. Jim Clifton, Gallup’s Chairman […]

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What you need to know if you are considering a career in cybersecurity

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A recent Cybersecurity Ventures Jobs Report predicts that by 2021 there will be more than 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs across the globe. The report notes that “over the eight-year period tracked, the number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs is expected to grow by 350 percent, from one million positions in 2013 to 3.5 million in […]

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First-time online students: dispelling 3 common myths about online programs

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Online degree programs or distance learning continues to grow according to a report released by Babson Survey Research Group. From 2015 to 2016, the number of online students grew 5.6 percent, exceeding the year-to-year gains seen in the years prior. Yet, even as online courses and programs become more common, there are a range of […]

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Getting the most out of your bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies

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When pursuing a bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies, it’s important to consider what other skill sets – those learned outside of the required curriculum – could boost your career. William Woods University offers a wide variety of online courses to round out your education. Paralegals routinely need three skills: an extensive knowledge of the legal […]

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How a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration can lead to a successful non-profit career

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Last year, Americans donated $358 billion to charities. It was the best year of giving ever in fact, ever since the Giving USA Foundation began tracking donations 60 years ago. There are more than 1.5 million tax-exempt non-profit organizations in the United States, and 1.05 million of these are considered public charities. The others include […]

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What kind of skills does a paralegal need in 2015?

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There was once a time when paralegals spent much of their days typing court documents, but now more than ever, the paralegal plays a much more active role in law firms, corporate legal departments and government offices. Yes, paralegals are responsible for helping prepare legal documents — briefs, motions, pleadings, etc. But they may also […]

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Practicing good communication skills

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Sometimes we think that communication skills are one of those natural abilities that some have and some just don’t. But that isn’t necessarily the case. While they seem to come more easily to some than others, these are skills that can be practiced and made better in everyone. A reporter’s first interview is always going […]

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5 Steps to Defeating Deadlines for Online Students

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Deadlines. For college students, it isn’t always a pretty word. They can follow us like a rain cloud over our heads. They loom in the back of our minds. But they don’t have to be that way. In our series about managing stress and time, we’ve covered using stress to your advantage and study tips […]

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Stress management for online students: Using stress to your advantage

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Stress is defined as the way we respond physically, mentally and/or emotionally to various conditions, changes and demands in life. Stress is no stranger to any student working from home, whether it be towards an associates, bachelors or masters degree, whether you’re balancing the checkbook, the children, a job or anything else. Stress can be […]

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