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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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March 22nd, 2017

Posted in Management Skills

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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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February 22nd, 2017

Posted in Business Books & Resources, Professional Development

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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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January 23rd, 2017

Posted in Business Books & Resources

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Why diversity matters in business

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One of our previous posts discussed the role of HR professionals in furthering diversity in the workplace. However, beyond its obvious social benefits, various studies suggest that workplace diversity is also beneficial for a company’s bottom line. According to a report Diversity Matters by McKinsey & Company, a global management and consulting firm, companies that […]

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December 21st, 2016

Posted in Business News, Human Resources

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Managing a Blend of Online and Classroom Coursework

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A recent survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) found that prospective business school students, regardless of preferred program type, seek programs that offer a combination of online and classroom courses. According to the survey: • Full-time students want roughly 15 percent of their coursework online; • Part-time students want 25 percent of their […]

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December 7th, 2016

Posted in Tech + Leadership

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5 C-suite titles business students need to know

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If you are earning a bachelor of business administration degree, you might one day aspire for a position in a company’s C-suite — a term in which “C” comes from the word chief — used to describe the most senior team in charge of running an organization. Today, there are a number of C-suite positions […]

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November 21st, 2016

Posted in Business Degree At Work, Tech + Leadership

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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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September 21st, 2016

Posted in Business News, Professional Development

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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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August 25th, 2016

Posted in Business News

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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

Posted in Careers, Inspiring Stories

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Hot jobs for business degree graduates in South Carolina

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Spurred by a projected 12 percent increase in jobs by 2022, the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce Services identified a list of in-demand “Hot Jobs.” The estimated 228,800 new jobs are expected to produce opportunities in a number of industries and they also yield promising outlook for students with business degrees. Out of […]

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November 19th, 2014

Posted in Careers, South Carolina Business Trends

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