Google’s job search engine and changes in HR recruiting

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Last month, Google CEO, Sundar Pichai announced the launch of Google’s new job search engine, “Google for Jobs,” during Google’s annual I/O developer conference, May 17-19, 2017. Google for Jobs will aim to better connect employers and job seekers through partnering with other job search providers such as LinkedIn, Monster, and Glassdoor among others. The […]

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Movies to watch if you are a finance major

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The subject of finance has long been present in Hollywood, particularly in recent decades. From thoughtful documentaries that shed light on critical issues that affect the U.S. economy to movies that sensationalize Wall Street, these films have provided both entertainment and insight into the financial industry. In the spirit of the upcoming summer break and […]

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The best business jobs in America: CNN Money and Payscale.com rankings

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CNN Money and Payscale.com recently released their 2017 Best Jobs in America rankings that evaluate careers based on job growth, pay and work satisfaction. Among one hundred jobs, many fall in the business category. For Limestone students earning a Bachelors of Business Administration, we’ve picked out the top ranked careers for each of Limestone’s business […]

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Getting into management without prior management experience

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One of the common questions from students earning a Bachelors in Business Administration Management is, “how can I get a job in management if I don’t have the experience?” It’s a Catch-22: To manage, you need more than a management degree; You need management experience. And you can’t get the experience without getting a job […]

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5 Networking tips for students earning an MBA online

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For many MBA students, one of the most beneficial aspects of earning an MBA degree, apart from the knowledge they gain, is the opportunity to network with their classmates. At Limestone College, an MBA program cohort brings together a diverse pool of candidates from various professional and academic backgrounds, providing students exposure they might not […]

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Fortune 500 companies and MBA employers in South Carolina and North Carolina

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According to Fortune Magazine, “Fortune 500 companies represent two-thirds of the U.S. GDP with $12 trillion in revenues, $840 billion in profits, $17 trillion in market value and employ 27.9 million people worldwide.” Currently, there is only one South Carolina company among Fortune 500. However, there are several South Carolina companies that are ranked not […]

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5 Salary negotiation tips for business students

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There is a false perception that those in the field of business are naturally good negotiators. However, negotiation is its own skill, and for most people, requires practice regardless of their career orientation. For Limestone business students nearing graduation, who may be looking to move up within an existing position, change employers or transition into […]

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Feeding your entrepreneurial drive: earning an MBA to start a business

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For many business school entrants, an MBA program provides a sure pathway to job advancement or a new career. For others, it is the most crucial training opportunity for the greatest career journey of their life — entrepreneurship. But how useful or necessary is an MBA for starting a business? A BBC News article explores […]

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5 Blogs and online publications for business students

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Since landing a dream job may require more than education credentials, students are often advised to supplement their classroom learning with internships and spare time reading. For those who are pursuing a Bachelors in Business Administration in Marketing at Limestone College, here are five popular business blogs and/or online publications that can help you keep […]

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Meet Kayla Covil: Limestone MBA program student

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“Going through Limestone’s MBA program has really opened my eyes to possibilities of what could be. I don’t think as small as I used to. It’s definitely opened my mind to dreaming more, being more and doing more.” — Kayla Covil Kayla Covil, a Limestone MBA program student, is four courses away from her MBA […]

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