bachelors in business administration

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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Management Skills
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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Business Books & Resources
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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Business Books & Resources
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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Business News
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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Tech + Leadership
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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Business Degree At Work
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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Business News
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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Business News
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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Careers
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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Careers