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MSB-Rochester Accounting Student Counts Job Offers Before Graduation

For Logan Everson, going back to school needed to fit his lifestyle and help him achieve his goals. He decided to go back to school to get his bachelor’s degree after changing his mind about his career path. Everson initially wanted to own a bar since his parents successfully ran once since 1997. He said as he
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5 Tips for Switching Careers

Switching careers can be stressful. There is a lot to consider, such as what career you want, the qualifications you may need — additional education, training, certifications, etc. — and getting financially prepared. And while change is never easy, switching careers is a common and often necessary step in our professional development. No one wants
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Endless Career Possibilities in the Health Care Management Field

Written by Brandon Ryans, Health Care Management Program Chair According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2012), employment of medical and health service managers is projected to grow by 23 percent from 2012 to 2013. These numbers are based on the projection of the baby-boom population, as older adults remain active later in life the
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11 Terrible Workplace Email Blunders

Although it’s been around for more than 20 years, we’re still learning the dos and don’ts of email etiquette. We’ve all received an email that – although silent save for the sound of a mouse click – screamed so loudly to our sense of common courtesy that we wanted to fire back with a combination
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5 Interview Mistakes to Avoid

The typical lineup of job interview guidelines are so common we could recite them in our sleep. Dress professionally, be on time, don’t chew gum, give a firm handshake… But what about the lesser known job interview mistakes people make Don’t fall victim to these five interview blunders. 1. Not researching the company You’ve already
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Guide to Creating an Effective Elevator Speech

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. That axiom is certainly true in a literal sense, but the meaning behind it is more pronounced when put into a business context. We’re talking about your elevator speech (also often called an elevator pitch). A well-crafted elevator speech can be many things: a
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