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The Graduation Pledge: What if Every College Graduate Entered the World of Work with a Commitment to a Better World?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:54

The Graduation Pledge Alliance (GPA) is currently part of the Bentley Service-Learning Center's outlook on millennials entering the workforce. The GPA teaches recent graduates that "A business should be measured in terms of more than just its financial performance, with a focus on improving society among the most important things it should seek to achieve."

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Majors That Could Lead To Lucrative Careers

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:17

Jane FedorowiczAccounting and Information Systems professor, explains the pay off potential for workers with a highly sought after skill set.  

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Business Majors’ Job Prospects Are Looking Bright (Audio)

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:43

KCBS Radio's MoneyWatch program reports on the encouraging job market for business majors and highlights the success of Bentley's class of 2014. 

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Bad Board Behavior

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:24

Accounting Professor Jake Rose appears on First Business News to discuss his recently published research exploring the negative impacts of close and personal relationships between Directors and CEOs. 

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Wake Up, Corporate America: Your Future Business Leaders are Mobile

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 11:15

A study by Bentley's Center For Women & Business is cited in this story asserting that the majority of millennials use mobile devices to job search. The CWB study found 72 percent of millennials are interested in working for a big corporation.

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The C.E.O. Is My Friend. So Back Off

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 09:53

Bentley accounting professors Jacob M. Rose and Anna M. Rose were part of a team behind a revealing study on the questionable ethical practices between directors and CEOs.  The study, “Will Disclosure of Friendship Ties between Directors and C.E.O.s Yield Perverse Effects?" is examined by the New York Times in relation to recent high profile cases such as American Apparel.

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FEDEWA: The Preparedness Gap

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 09:17

An opinion piece on the preparedness gap highlights the Bentley PreparedU Project and survey -- highlighting that millennials and businesses need to meet in the middle if they are going to successfully bridge the gap. 

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ERP Usability and Functionality: Must They Be Mutually Exclusive?

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:01

Four Bentley professors - Wendy Lucas, Heikki Topi, Tamara Babaian, and Jennifer Xu - are highighted for studying ERP usability and offer important insight on its functionality. 

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Ready to Work

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 10:29

BizEd Magazine features Executive Director of Corporate Relations and Career Services Susan Brennan discussing why Bentley's 4-year "Hire Education" career development plan prepares graduates for success in the working world.

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Housing Costs Have Hidden Toll

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 09:53

Economics Professor Patricia Flynn discusses why Massachusetts is dependent on federal funds to fuel the growth of its innovation economy. 

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