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Survey yields interesting insights for students interested in HR recruitment and training careers

Limestone College Business

The 2014 Employer Needs Survey, published in August by North Carolina Department of Commerce found that almost 45 percent of North Carolina employers hiring for at least one position in the past year had trouble finding good candidates. The top reasons were applicants’ lack of adequate work experience, education credentials and technical skills. The survey […]

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October 31st, 2014

Posted in Careers, Human Resources

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Marketing majors take note: Facebook announces hyper-local advertising

Limestone College Business

Recently, Facebook announced a new way of helping local businesses reach more customers. The yet-to-be launched advertising feature will allow businesses to show local awareness ads to customers within a specified radius of a given business location. For example, a coffee shop in downtown Charlotte, NC, will be able to create a mobile ad, specify […]

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October 29th, 2014

Posted in Business News

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The one thing business students should know about Big Data

Limestone College Business

Whether you are studying a bachelors or associates degree in business, you’ve probably heard the buzz around Big Data. As near as Charlotte, NC, local leaders in business and government are working to make the city a national hub for Big Data companies. While the majority of discussion is centered on how Big Data informs […]

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October 24th, 2014

Posted in Tech + Leadership

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Career tracks for students pursuing bachelors in human resource management

Limestone College Business

The multi-faceted nature of human resources may be one of the things that attracted you to a degree in human resource management. Whether you are looking to work for an HR department of a large organization in larger cities like Charlotte, NC or to make use of your expertise in a consulting agency helping numerous […]

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October 22nd, 2014

Posted in Careers

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5 Tips on Professional Development for Business Students

Limestone College Business

Colleges that offer associates or bachelors degree in business increasingly recognize that professional development paired with classroom learning gives graduates a leg up. Here are five tips to keep in mind when it comes to professional development: Stay Active You already have the habit of attending class — so why not stay on schedule after […]

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October 15th, 2014

Posted in Professional Development

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