13 Apps For Your Inner-Business Mogul

Posted Thursday, June 05, 2014

Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur, starting an MBA program, collaborating on a group project or looking to develop stronger professional skills, having the right tools at your fingertips to effectively and efficiently conduct business will prepare you for whatever corporate curveballs are thrown your way. We’ve found 13 apps that are designed to help you monitor your finances, keep up with trends and conduct meetings with clients or classmates at a desk or on the go. Maybe these apps

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Tags: Business and Management , Career , Online Tools and Resources

Latest Gallup Poll Reveals What Employers Look for When Hiring Employees

Posted Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Image courtesy of Gallup, Inc.
Image courtesy of Gallup, Inc.

Qualifications. Employers favor them. Candidates want to develop them. But what does this factor even mean? And how can candidates and employers share the same definition of qualifications?

For the past three years, Gallup, Inc. and the Lumina Foundation have released an annual survey (What America Needs to Know About Higher Education Redesign) gauging the American public’s perception of higher education, including workforce readiness. This year, in addition to this poll, a second survey was

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Tags: Business and Management , Career , Going Back to College , Majors and Degree Programs , Motivation , Taking Courses

Top 5 Tips Every Graduate Should Use in a Job Interview

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2013

Dr. Michael Williams<br />
Dean, School of Business and Management
Dr. Michael Williams
Dean, School of Business and Management

By Dr. Michael Williams
Dean, School of Business and Management

As a college graduate, you are ready to utilize your degree and start (or continue) on the career path of your dreams. So, after sending your resume out to countless prospective employers, you have risen above the competition with however many other candidates, and landed the interview. Congratulations! But of course, the hard work and initiative doesn’t end there. As an educator and dean, I have noticed several productive and

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Tags: Alumni , Business and Management , Career

Human Capital Management: The New Human Resource Management: An Industry in Transition

Posted Tuesday, June 18, 2013

By Dr. Michael Williams
Dean, School of Business and Management

The role of human resource management in modern corporations is rapidly changing. Over the past decade, business leaders have either eliminated or outsourced human resource management functions that do not enable business-centered, human capital strategies. In response, a paradigm shift is occurring requiring human resource management professionals' to reskill; replacing reactive, low value transactional human resource functions

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Tags: Business and Management , Career , Majors and Degree Programs

The Data Revolution Unfolds

Posted Friday, November 09, 2012

I think I speak for most people when I say it is a relief that election ads are no longer on the airwaves. For many, election night is like watching a sporting event where we follow results, count red and blue states and, especially since 2000, electoral votes.

This year, “Big Data” got a piece of the national spotlight. You may have seen news reports focusing on Nate Silver, who runs the New York Times’ FiveThirtyEight blog. Prior to the election, Silver predicted that President

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Tags: Business and Management