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Respondents to the PreparedU Project research study identified four top initiatives that, along with a commitment to lifelong learning, can help millennials prepare for workplace success. In this second installment of our seven-week Careers of the Future series, Professor Lucy Kimball describes the advantages of blending practical and theoretical learning in preparing for careers in “Big Data.”  

March 11, 2014
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Lucia Kimball

Respondents to the PreparedU Project research study identified four top initiatives that, along with a commitment to lifelong learning, can help millennials prepare for workplace success. As a result, we now launch a seven-week series on Careers of the Future and how millennial students can prepare for them. We begin with an overview by Susan Brennan, executive director of career services.

February 25, 2014
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Susan Brennan

When I left Illinois State University for a post at Bentley University three years ago, it raised a few eyebrows among the liberal-arts colleagues I was leaving behind and at the business university where I would become their dean of arts and sciences.

February 13, 2014
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Daniel L. Everett

How can it be that in 2013, women currently hold just 10 to 15 percent of the senior leadership (C-Suite) positions in corporate America? To get a different result — to truly support, retain and promote women in the workplace — we should be engaging men in the conversation as full partners.

February 3, 2014
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Betsy Myers

All handwringing over the plight of the millennials notwithstanding, this is a great time to be graduating from college. The Great Recession is receding. Major stock market indices are achieving all-time highs.

January 23, 2014
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Fred Ledley

When people think about educating artists, they often focus primarily on the technical artistic skills. But given the current economic climate, simply being able to write, sing, or sculpt isn’t enough. Tomorrow’s most successful students will come from programs and schools that recognize the importance of integrating business training into their arts education.

January 8, 2014
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Gregory L. Farber

Getting ahead in business may depend on looking back.

December 12, 2013
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Chris Beneke

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