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Job outlook and pay scale factors for bachelors in accounting students

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Our recent post discussed resources for starting one’s own Certified Public Accounting (CPA) business; however, the accounting profession offers a number of lucrative job opportunities. In fact, according to a 2015 salary survey by the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE), graduates earning a degree in accounting were among the top-paid from the class […]

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February 1st, 2016

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3 Resources for starting your own CPA business

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Accounting, similar to other licensed professions, offers a unique opportunity to practice independently by starting a Certified Public Accounting Practice. According to the American Institute of Certified Pubic Accountants (AICPA), almost three-quarters of the country’s 44,000 accounting businesses are run solo. Students earning a Bachelors of Science in Accounting at William Woods University with an […]

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December 16th, 2015

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Understanding integrated sales and marketing

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The competitiveness of today’s marketplace has stimulated much discussion around the ways businesses can improve performance, including the topic of integrated sales and marketing. Businesses where sales and marketing function separately often face many issues from poor performance measurement to missing the opportunity to close on sales fast, or at all. Take for example, a […]

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December 9th, 2015

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The future is bright for business graduates

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Current Master of Business Administration students who may have entered graduate school in a somewhat questionable economy: the light at the end of the tunnel may be in view. As of last week, the U.S. unemployment rate is 5.3 percent — the lowest it’s been since April, 2008. But what kinds of industries are these […]

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September 17th, 2015

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Rising tide of MBA graduates in manufacturing

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The versatility of an MBA degree has always been evident in the range of industries in which the students find work after graduation. Industries such as consulting, finance and technology have traditionally been among popular career choices for many MBA grads. However, in recent years, some parts of the country­ have seen hikes in the […]

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July 29th, 2015

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How emotional intelligence can help sustain your career

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The importance of emotional intelligence, or one’s ability to manage their own emotions and the emotions of others, has been a buzzing topic within the business community and academia. Our previous post discussed the role emotional intelligence plays in business decision-making and its inherent implication on business success. However, a recent study by Douglas Hall, […]

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July 9th, 2015

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MBA Career Progression: Things to Consider

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For many MBA graduates, earning an MBA marks a special milestone in their career with ample opportunities for the future. Whether you have completed your degree or are nearing the finish line, planning your next career move is an important part of the career transition process. Below, we’ve put together four key considerations to think […]

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June 17th, 2015

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The Importance of Big Data for MBA Students

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As the conversation about big data and its advantages continues across industries, many MBA prospects are turning to schools and programs with a special focus on analytics. Spurring the interest, are firms like General Electric Co., Boeing Co. and Walt Disney Co. who are looking to hire more analytics talent. However, some data experts point […]

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May 18th, 2015

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Job Market Optimism for MBA Graduates

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Job outlook optimism continues to grow for MBA program graduates. Last month, sources such as British Broadcasting Company (BBC), and Business Because — a network connecting business students, employers, and business schools around the world — discussed positive trends in the MBA job market. The BBC article, “Newly minted MBA? It’s the best job market […]

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April 20th, 2015

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MBA program alumni reflect on the university experience

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Every year, William Woods University invites a group of its business alumni, known as the Business Advisory Council (BAC), to campus in Fulton, MO. The group consists of about 20 to 30 individuals working in various business disciplines, many of them MBA program graduates. Through an evening spent in focus group discussions and surveys, the […]

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March 11th, 2015

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