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How to build an effective talent development program



How to build an effective talent development program

From: bizjournals.com With the global business environment shifting daily, it’s critical for organizations to be prepared for change. Companies need to make sure their teams have the right skills to ensure the organization can thrive in this increasingly complex ecosystem. In my last article, I discussed how to identify the must-have skills and competencies you need […]

7 characteristics of better networkers



7 characteristics of better networkers

From: bizjournals.com Image credits: bizjournals.com Many people offer advice about what it takes to be good at networking (myself among them). One thing that is left out of that equation, however, is what the average person thinks about what it takes to be a better networker. Networking involves interacting with others, so what do they […]

Steps you can take to make training more efficient



Steps you can take to make training more efficient

From: bizjournals.com Image credits: GETTY IMAGES (POBA) For most organizations, training leadership is similar to building culture — both are nice to have, but usually lost amid day-to-day operations. In the Fortune 100 company I recently visited, things were different. As one of the highest-performing companies in the world, this organization knew the value of training […]

Study: More women are becoming CEOs



Study: More women are becoming CEOs

From: bizjournals.com Image from: iStock (andresr) Women in CEO positions are still a rare sight compared to men, but a new study shows gender parity in the C-suite is slowly but steadily progressing. Chicago-based consultancy Challenger, Gray and Christmas recorded 1,043 CEO replacements at U.S. companies in 2016. Of the new CEOs, 193, or 18.5 percent, […]

‘Aha!’ moments for small-business hiring



‘Aha!’ moments for small-business hiring

From: http://www.bizjournals.com/ As an entrepreneur and independent businessperson, you have the coveted position of being the one in charge of — everything. To help you succeed in business, I’m sharing my perspectives and truisms on what helped me start and manage three successful start-up businesses. These axioms will be your coach and confidant as you reflect […]

International Business Career Quick Facts



From: http://www.allbusinessschools.com/business-careers/international-business/ Thinking of a career in international business? See if you and an international job environment are a good fit. What You’ll Do Manage imports and exports In multinational corporations Translate for business Travel abroad to facilitate business deals Prepare employees for foreign travel and business dealings Study and implement ethical behavior and standards Practice cultural sensitivity in business […]

M.B.A. Now Most Popular Master’s Degree



M.B.A. Now Most Popular Master’s Degree

A Master’s in Business Administration has become the most popular type of master’s degree, according to information from the Department of Education, analyzed by Vox. In 2012, M.B.A. candidates made up 25.4 percent of all master’s students, up from 11.2 percent in 1971, 19.1 percent in 1981, and 24.6 percent in 2002. The 2012 data represents […]

The city of Boston, on Massachusetts Bay



The city of Boston, on Massachusetts Bay

The city of Boston, on Massachusetts Bay, has a fine natural harbor and a compact center filled with reminders of the city’s role in the American Revolution. Boston is nicknamed ‘the walking city’ and the best way to see it is by following the Freedom Trail. It officially starts at Boston Common, America’s oldest city […]

What is the GMAT?



What is the GMAT?

By: Manhattan GMAT Staff Note: Beginning on June 5, 2012, the GMAT exam will replace the Analysis of an Issue essay with a new, independently scored section called Integrated Reasoning. For more information on this section, see our Integrated Reasoning page. The GMAT is the Graduate Management Admission Test, a standardized test required by the vast majority […]