MOOCs perceptions among business students

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The rise of Massive Online Courses (MOOCs) in recent years has raised some debate regarding the perceived value of a traditional business degree and its long-term sustainability. However, a recent study by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) finds that “while MOOCs are becoming… more popular among business school candidates, they are not [generally] seen […]

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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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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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Understanding how sustainability makes good business

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As the overwhelming majority of Americans support the importance of protecting the environment, it is no surprise that sustainability plays a role in everything from attracting Millennials to join a company to keeping shareholders happy. According to a recent Deloitte survey, the majority of Millennials say they want businesses to focus on people, society and […]

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Top FAQs about Limestone’s online MBA

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If you are considering enrolling in an MBA program, you’re bound to have questions. As you evaluate all of your options, here are a few of the most frequently asked questions about Limestone’s online MBA program: How long does it take to complete? The current MBA program is designed to take just 1 year and […]

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Mid-Career Internships: A New HR Trend

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As over 40 percent of U.S. women with children leave their careers for a period of time, addressing career re-entry challenges is a valid concern for many HR professionals. One solution: mid-career internships. Since 2000, the workforce participation rate among women between ages 25 to 54 has fallen from 74 to 69 percent. And according […]

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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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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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Debunking the biggest accounting career myth

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Unlike other business professions, there is no secret that accounting has suffered generalizations that have painted the profession in a boring, number crunching, sit-behind-your-desk-all-day kind of way. Simple logic would help argue that similar portrayals could have been easily attributed to other business professions such as finance, for example. Finance, like accounting, shares its close […]

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Will you really use the 4 P’s of marketing?

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If you are earning a bachelor’s degree in marketing, it’s likely you’ve been introduced to the 4 P’s —product, price, place and promotion. However, despite the framework’s wide presence in the college-level marketing courses, there is some debate about its modern day use. Coined in the late 1950s, this framework — also known as the […]

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