Business Management Degree Career in a Small Company

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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 […]

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Business Management Degree Career in a Large Company

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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, […]

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First Step to A Sports Career With a Business Management Degree

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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, […]

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Becoming a Paralegal in Missouri

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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 […]

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Interview Tips for Liberal Arts Majors

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Liberal Arts teach skills that are demanded by many fields, and may open doors to a career you are passionate about. In Part 1 of this series of posts, we discussed basic interview tips. We’ll go on to share specific tips for liberal arts majors that help prepare you get into your field of interest. […]

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Interview Tips

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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, […]

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Growing into Project Management

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If you’re considering the timing, cost and work requirements of earning an associates degree to boost salary or raise your level of responsibility, you may already have the right mind-set for project management. Project management covers a lot of ground, and can vary widely depending on the size of the company, the project team and […]

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Paralegal and Related Careers: Mediator

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Rising legal costs and lengthy court proceedings have prompted corporate, government and even civil cases to be resolved outside of the court, through a faster process called Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).  This opens career opportunities for Paralegal degree holders. The ADR process is handled by mediators – also known as facilitators and arbitrators. Mediators act […]

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Paralegal and related careers… then, now and going forward

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In the four decades since the launch of paralegals and legal assistants as an adjunct to lawyers, much has changed on every side and area of specialty within the law. In the late 1960s, the desire to extend legal services to a wider cross-section of Americans introduced the concept of paralegals and legal assistants as […]

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What Employers Value When Hiring Candidates

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Students pursuing an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts at William Woods University may ask whether employers fully value critical thinking and communication skills. Forbes last year highlighted a survey of 200 employers run by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) a Bethlehem, Pa. non-profit group that links college career placement offices with […]

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