What Employers Value When Hiring Candidates

William Woods Adult Degrees

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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Five Tips on how Adult Learners Can Use LinkedIn

William Woods Adult Degrees

A good question to ask when thinking about starting a degree like the William Woods University online Associate of Liberal Arts degree is this — can I begin to polish my online professional profile? Start with LinkedIn, a networking social site that’s been around for 10 years. If you do not already have a profile, […]

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Learning to learn

William Woods Adult Degrees

You’ve gotten along well enough to this point — so why pursue a college degree? It’s a question that three quarters of a million Missouri adults — 23.9 percent of the state’s adult population — routinely ask themselves. That’s how many Missouri adults report having gone to college only to exit before gaining the credential […]

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Taking the first step back toward a degree

William Woods Adult Degrees

Life comes with any number of reasons to avoid or step away from earning a college degree. In 2011, nearly 755,000 Missouri adults — 23.9 percent of the state’s adult population — reported having gone to college only to exit before gaining the credential of a two- or four-year degree. That same Lumina Foundation report […]

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