Expert Mark Lipton Talks About Culture of Mean Men

    You’ve probably encountered a mean man in your career. If not, you’ve definitely seen them on TV or heard about them in the news. Mean men often rise to the top and are celebrated by society despite the damage they can inflict. Mark Lipton, professor, veteran progressive C-suite adviser and author of Mean Men: Read More …

The Best Small Businesses for College Students

Hossein Ghodsi via Compfight As a college student, you may want to earn money but can’t find a job that’s flexible enough for your schedule. Self-employment offers more flexibility and independence, however it isn’t always easy. Some small businesses require a considerable investment of money to get started, but not  if you already have a Read More …

5 MBA Concentrations to Consider

on line pharmacy EOI Escuela de Organización Industrial via Compfight You may not feel like the MBA type, but a graduate business degree can go well beyond general management. There are many diverse MBA concentrations and specialties available, so no matter your interests or career goals, it’s possible to find a relevant degree concentration. While Read More …

Great Jobs for Business Majors

As the most popular bachelor’s degree, business provides a wide degree of career opportunities. Many students choose to major in business because it’s practical but not too specific. Business students study marketing, information systems, human resources, accounting, finance, and management. This breadth of knowledge attracts employers in a variety of industries. If you’re a business Read More …

Entrepreneurship Advice from CEO Hallie Rich

You’ve probably fantasized about starting your own business at some point. But owning a business isn’t as easy as it sounds. In fact, it’s usually much more intense than any traditional job. If you do plan to strike out on your own, it’s important to first seek advice from experienced entrepreneurs. We interviewed Hallie Rich, Read More …

Five Jobs for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

The following post is contributed by Louise Baker. What is an Entrepreneur? By definition, an entrepreneur is someone that is willing to take risks while starting a new business venture. As such, there are certain jobs that are most suitable for aspiring entrepreneurs. Following is a list of five of the best jobs for entrepreneurs. Read More …

Great Minors for a Liberal Arts Major

  I’ve written about good career choices for liberal arts majors, including history, English, and psychology majors.  In this post I’ll write about some minors to complement a liberal arts major and why they make good choices.  Employers like well-rounded applicants, and having  a liberal arts major along with a technical or business minor will Read More …

Hiring Trends for 2010 College Graduates

Update: Latest hiring trends for the Class of 2010 (from MSNBC): Dim job outlook brightens for the class of 2010. Summary: 5 % increase in hiring of 2010 graduates over 2009 graduates most in-demand majors :  accounting, business administration, computer science, engineering, and math Survey shows only 40% of graduates have offers, compared to two-thirds Read More …