What ethics in cyber security means for business operations

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A journalist protects a source; a doctor secures patient information; a lawyer maintains client confidentiality. So, shouldn’t tech companies be required to guard the privacy of their consumers? According to Adweek, 79% of Americans agree. They think that tech companies should be regulated in the same way that news media is. Further, a recent Pew […]

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Why Cybersecurity Has Become One of the Fastest Growing Fields

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Advances in technology and globalization have created an interconnected world that needs to be safeguarded against malicious actors. The cybersecurity market, which reached $80 billion in 2017, is expected to grow to $110 billion by 2020. New lucrative job titles are being spawned in this growing field. For instance, Information Security Analysts – earning salaries 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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10 Big study tips for online students

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William Woods University offers online programs of all kinds, including an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts, a transfer program to finish a degree you may have started, and several Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees. Online education doesn’t have to be hard. While you may already know that it can bring convenience, flexibility, and affordability, we’ve put […]

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Careers in Transportation and Supporting Industries

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In part 1 of this series of posts, we looked at business trends in the manufacturing of transport equipment and parts in Missouri. In the past five years, the Missouri transportation industry saw an increase of 3,834 jobs, which was a result of growth in sixteen areas including freight trucking, warehousing and storage and support […]

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