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Posted December 16, 2013 by

Key Skills to Develop For a Career in Banking and Finance

Saurabh Tyagi

Saurabh Tyagi

Banking and Finance, although two separate sectors have a lot of things in common, skills required being one of them. An individual looking for a career in any of these sectors should possess some innate qualities and skills for a successful existence. This post is all about the same.

As the economy is going towards a better phase, sectors that are directly experiencing the ameliorating effects of this improvement include banking and finance which is looking out to hire talented professionals provided they have the required skill set. Banking and finance, both sectors represent a similar line of professionals sharing similar ideals and skills, to a large extent. Here are some of the key qualities that recruiters look for while hiring. (more…)

Posted October 02, 2013 by

Feeling Comfortable in Your Entry Level Job as an Entrepreneur? 7 Reasons to be Concerned about Your Business

If you have had some success on your entry level job as an entrepreneur, you should be excited, yet cautious.  The following post shares seven reasons to be concerned about your business.

Miller Ingenuity CEO Steve Blue shares the 7 silent business killers and what you need to do to get your business back in good health. High blood pressure is a silent killer. Combined with other risk factors it can lead to death. Similarly, in business, there are 7 silent business killers that if combined,

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Posted August 29, 2013 by

Education: The Highs and Lows

In today’s world, there is no underestimating the importance of a great education.  Unfortunately, though, as some countries move forward in education, others are not.  The following post includes an infographic showing how some countries, including the United States, are doing when it comes to learning. (more…)

Posted August 28, 2013 by

Pursuing a Graduate Degree in the US: Important Factors to Consider

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Young woman in thought with a question mark over her. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you’re planning to pursue your master’s or doctorate degree in the United States, choosing the right school can be an overwhelming task. You may be looking at school rankings, tuition and location as you narrow down your list, and although those factors are important, you may need to dig a little deeper to find your ideal school.

Following are some tips that may help you find the right graduate program. (more…)

Posted August 09, 2013 by

Do Increased Teacher Salaries Mean More Learning?

The opportunity to learn is something students should not take for granted.  However, are students learning much in the classroom?  If not, is it due to the quality of teachers and how much is being invested in them?  The following infographic explores the potential of students who have teachers that are valued more monetarily. (more…)

Posted August 06, 2013 by

Top 10 Certificate Degrees in America

Do you have no idea which certificate program to choose for your college education?  If not, you may want to consider some options in the following post, which list the top 10 certificate degrees in the United States. (more…)

Posted July 31, 2013 by

Experienced in Data Analytics and IT Consulting? Recent Graduate Jobs May Be Available in the Future

In the future, there may be an opportunity to find recent graduate jobs for those with experience in data analytics and IT consulting.  Learn more in the following post.

Alan Radding, Big4.com guest blogger (A book is the best way to build a consulting practice, ask me about ghostwriting your book.) An article from McKinsey & Company, a leading management consulting and research firm, declares: “By 2018, the United States alone could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep [data]

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Posted July 23, 2013 by

Getting the Most Out of Your Financial Aid Options

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Green box with financial aid and dollar sign. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Graduating with a diploma in one hand and a hefty I-owe-you in the other hand has increasingly become the new normal.

There are more than 37 million borrowers with outstanding student loans in the United States and their numbers are rising. Meanwhile, interest rates on federal loans are rising steadily. While you may panic when you imagine that first monthly loan payment bill arriving in the mail, remember that you have options you can pursue before signing any promissory notes. Also, if you do decide to borrow, remember that not every loan offers comparable terms. (more…)

Posted April 04, 2013 by

Making Opportunites in the Middle of Nowhere

No matter where you live, you can either find or create opportunities for yourself.  The following post shares tips that can help.

There are 50 states in the United States of America and every single state has a small town inside it that can be difficult to find professional work experience in. Luckily no matter where you are, there are several ways to find work experience in every place you may live. Here are a few

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Posted March 20, 2013 by

41% of Employers Suffering Loss of Productivity Due to Difficulty Hiring for I.T., Sales, Engineering, Other Positions

Matt Ferguson, CEO of Careerbuilder

Matt Ferguson, CEO of Careerbuilder

The growing deficit of skilled labor needed to fill in-demand jobs is causing a drag on employers across the globe. A significant number of employers in the ten largest world economies said that extended job vacancies have resulted in lower revenue and productivity and the inability to grow their businesses. Employers in China were the most likely to report having open positions they cannot fill and corresponding negative effects on their company performance. Russia houses the largest percentage of employers reporting a revenue shortfall tied to extended job vacancies while the U.S. is among those most likely to report a productivity loss. Japan ranked high among those who said the inability to find skilled talent has impeded expansion of their businesses.

The global CareerBuilder survey, conducted online by Harris Interactive© from November 1 to November 30, 2012, included more than 6,000 hiring managers and human resource professionals in countries with the largest gross domestic product.

“The inability to fill high skill jobs can have an adverse ripple effect, hindering the creation of lower-skilled positions, company performance and economic expansion,” said Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder. “Major world economies are feeling the effects of this in technology, healthcare, production and other key areas. The study underlines how critical it is for the government, private sector and educational institutions to work together to prepare and reskill workers for opportunities that can help move the needle on employment and economic growth.” (more…)