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A CareerHMO Video Series on Getting a Job After College

CareerHMO is a career development firm. It offers a number of free resources, as well as paid career coaching. For those just embarking on a career after college, it provides a four-video series called “4 Phases to Getting a Job … Continue reading

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More Senior Women Executives Emerging in Retailing

After a very long period in which men have dominated the senior executive positions in retailing, more women have now ascended to top positions. As Laura Heller writes for FierceRetail: “Change has been slow to come to retail. And that is … Continue reading

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What You Learn in College That Prepares You for the Real World

Yes, we business school professors are attuned to the comment that higher education is “too academic” and not “practical enough.” That is why we strongly support internships, on- and off-campus speakers, professional student clubs, alumni relations, career services, and a … Continue reading

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Planning for the Next Job Promotion

You’ve been stuck at a certain point in your career and feel that now is really time to get that next promotion. The recession is over, you’ve been doing everything expected of you, and you’ve polished up your self-brand credentials … Continue reading

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