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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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February 27th, 2017

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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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January 30th, 2017

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Where will your advanced degree take you: MBA career paths and pitfalls

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Whether you have begun your journey towards an MBA degree with a precise knowledge of what you want to do, or you intend to figure it out along the way, the chances are your options may be greater than what you’ve anticipated.  A recent study of more than 4,650 MBA alumni conducted by the Graduate […]

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November 8th, 2016

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MBA Jobs Outlook: Key Insights from the 2016 Corporate Recruiters Survey Report

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According to the 2016 Corporate Recruiters Survey Report, 88 percent of MBA employers expect to hire in 2016 — up by 8 percent from 2015. In the U.S., this trend reflects the positive growth projections among almost 70 percent of companies. The survey was conducted in the first quarter of 2016 and includes over 800 […]

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September 19th, 2016

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What is the highest paying MBA career?

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Whether you are already enrolled in a master’s of business administration (MBA) degree program or thinking about applying to one, the return on investment for your education was or is an important factor in your decision to pursue an MBA. And while an MBA degree is generally perceived as a salary booster, the ROI may […]

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August 31st, 2016

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Why innovation matters to Millennials

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According to a 2016 Deloitte survey, “Millennials judge the performance of a business based on what it does and how it treats people.” Among those who say a business means more than profit, innovation ranks highly as one of the key attributes they look for in an employer. But why is innovation important to Millennials? […]

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June 22nd, 2016

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Bachelors in Business Administration Alumnus Spotlight: Kevin Nix

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With career advancement in mind, Kevin Nix returned to college at age 36 to get the education he needed to attain his ultimate goal. “In your mid-30s, you think you’re well-set and that you have your education behind you and now it’s time to put that education to work,” says Nix, a graduate of the […]

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May 25th, 2016

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Finance Careers: What sector is right for you?

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The growth of the financial sector has created a diverse range of career opportunities for students pursuing a degree in Business Administration Finance.  However, the paradox of choice is that having too many options can sometimes make our decisions more difficult.  When it comes to choosing a career in finance, one way to narrow or […]

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December 16th, 2015

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Accounting Certification Requirements in South Carolina

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If you are a Limestone student pursuing the Bachelors in Business Administration Accounting, you might be planning to get your Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license after you graduate. According to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), “a CPA license is the accounting profession’s highest standard of competence.” Its holders enjoy professional recognition […]

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October 14th, 2015

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Career transitioning with a business degree

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Completing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in business marks a special moment for any Limestone online and evening program student. For many, the struggle to balance a full-time job and/or family with school leads to a deep sense of accomplishment when they finally obtain their business degree. But even beyond that, a degree provides a […]

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April 8th, 2015

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