Professional Development

For many MBA students, one of the most beneficial aspects of earning an MBA degree, apart from the knowledge they gain, is the opportunity to network with their classmates. At Limestone College, an MBA program cohort brings together a diverse pool of candidates from various professional and academic backgrounds, providing students exposure they might not [...]
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Business Degree At Work
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
If you are a Limestone MBA program student, then you have already heard about the residency weekend, an on-campus event that occurs three times during your program and is a required portion of the MBA curriculum. Residency weekends provide an immeasurable value to a student’s learning experience. It will help you acquire the sought-after skills [...]
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Management Skills
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
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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Professional Development
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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Human Resources
A presentation is a method of sharing information in a manner that creates a compelling argument for an audience to take action. And they are particularly important in the corporate world. Imagine a VP of strategy rolling out a new five-year plan to senior staff, or an HR training specialist educating new hires on financial [...]
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Professional Development
If you are pursuing a degree in human resource management then you have most likely heard of the HR Certification Test. Though not a requirement for obtaining your degree at Limestone, the courses you take will expose you to all areas of human resources covered in the exam. The expert opinions on whether HR professionals [...]
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Human Resources
Despite its rewards, balancing a full-time job with school can be a challenge. Add in the responsibilities of family life and it becomes easy to feel overwhelmed. Whether you are working towards your associate or bachelor degree in business, it becomes important to implement strategies that save you time, money, and stress. Below, we’ve put [...]
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Professional Development
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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Professional Development