Archives

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

William Woods Adult Degrees

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 […]

Read More...

September 21st, 2015

Posted in My Degree @ Work

No Comments

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

William Woods Adult Degrees

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 […]

Read More...

July 28th, 2015

Posted in My Degree @ Work

No Comments

What kind of skills does a paralegal need in 2015?

William Woods Adult Degrees

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 […]

Read More...

July 7th, 2015

Posted in My Degree @ Work

1 Comment

Careers in Missouri’s Transportation Industry

William Woods Adult Degrees

With an estimated 10% contribution to GDP in the U.S., transportation continues to be a profitable business – and is a major industry in Missouri.  According to industry reports by MERIC (Missouri Economic Research and Information Center), the logistics and transportation industry’s production levels, income and employment are forecasted to enjoy healthy growth over the […]

Read More...

February 17th, 2015

Posted in My Degree @ Work

No Comments

Paralegal and Related Careers – Legal Nurse Consultants

William Woods Adult Degrees

During the 1980’s, the rising importance of health care was reflected by rapid changes in health and safety laws, the growing demand in health-related careers, and in particular, the sharp increase in medical malpractice, products liability, worker’s compensation, nursing liability, personal injury, wrongful death, toxic tort, sexual assault, and criminal defense cases, all of which […]

Read More...

February 3rd, 2015

Posted in My Degree @ Work

No Comments

Business Management Degree Career in a Small Company

William Woods Adult Degrees

One of the major decisions to make once you have a business management degree is to figure out where you will start your career. In our last post, we looked at advantages and disadvantages that come with finding that first job in a large company. To let you make a better decision for kick-starting your […]

Read More...

January 20th, 2015

Posted in My Degree @ Work

No Comments

Business Management Degree Career in a Large Company

William Woods Adult Degrees

When starting your career with a business management degree, there are many important questions to ask yourself. One of the most important questions that could determine your career success is whether to work in a large or a small company. In part 1, we’ll cover the pros and cons of working in a large corporation, […]

Read More...

January 6th, 2015

Posted in My Degree @ Work

No Comments

First Step to A Sports Career With a Business Management Degree

William Woods Adult Degrees

The sports industry is booming now more than ever. PricewaterhouseCoopers projects healthy sports industry growth – from $53.6 billion in 2012, to $67.7 billion by 2017. Giants like the National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Baseball (MLB), National Hockey League (NHL), along with college athletic departments and organizations like the NCAA, […]

Read More...

December 19th, 2014

Posted in My Degree @ Work

No Comments

Becoming a Paralegal in Missouri

William Woods Adult Degrees

You’ve made the decision to become a paralegal in Missouri. So, what are the next steps? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, you would be joining more than 4,600 paralegals in Missouri, and the numbers are ever-growing – with above average growth, projected at 28% in the next 10 years. As the roles and […]

Read More...

November 25th, 2014

Posted in My Degree @ Work

No Comments

Interview Tips

William Woods Adult Degrees

Preparing well before an interview is important, in order to market yourself in the best light. We’ll start by sharing tips from hiring managers at the prestigious investment giant, Goldman Sachs. Five basic interview tips for all associates and undergraduate majors: Know Your Resume: Be able to speak clearly on your goals, your strengths, weaknesses, […]

Read More...

October 22nd, 2014

Posted in My Degree @ Work

No Comments