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Using the art of performance to ace your interview

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You may not think of a job interview as a performance, but Cathy Salit, author of Performance Breakthrough, certainly does; and she explains why in her recent Harvard Business Review article. Salit writes, “Just as an actor prepares the character they will play on stage or screen, you can steal some tricks from the actor’s […]

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July 17th, 2017

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MBA internship opportunities on the rise

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Recent research conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), shows that many employers are expanding their MBA internship opportunities this year. According to GMAC’s poll of some 140 employers, almost 60 percent said they plan to increase the number of internships offered to MBA candidates. This news is particularly encouraging considering the role of […]

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July 5th, 2017

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5 Blogs for young entrepreneurs

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If you are a business student at William Woods and you are passionate about entrepreneurship, then you may have already chosen entrepreneurial management as your degree concentration or you might even be pursuing an MBA in Entrepreneurial Leadership. However, beyond academics, entrepreneurs are known for being self-motivated to learn on their own whether it be […]

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June 9th, 2017

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Business degree concentration: Entrepreneurial Management

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We often hear the words entrepreneur and business owner used interchangeably, yet becoming an entrepreneur takes more than just business acumen and knowhow. That’s why at William Woods University students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration online can choose entrepreneurial management as their concentration. Beyond learning the ins and outs of starting and […]

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January 30th, 2017

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Choosing a business concentration that’s right for you

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At William Woods University, students earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration have an option of choosing one of the following concentrations: Accounting Advertising and Marketing Economics and Finance Management Management of Information Systems This means that while all business majors will take the same core curriculum covering 48 credits, they’ll also choose an […]

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December 6th, 2016

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Beyond technical skills: what MBA employers value the most

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As MBA students flock to develop technical skills in hopes of advancing their careers, employer surveys reveal a pressing need for candidates who possess both the hard and soft skills. According to a 2016 Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) survey on prospective MBA students, a decision to pursue an MBA degree is often triggered by […]

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June 27th, 2016

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