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Tips for Getting Your First Management Job

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An article by contributor Megha Raizada. According to numerous definitions given by different management gurus, management is a multipurpose function which includes planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, reporting, budgeting and controlling an organization’s resources to achieve the ultimate business goal in the best way possible. People in managerial roles apply the above-mentioned functions irrespective of their departments. Therefore, it would not be wrong to say that management is one of the most varied and interesting areas of work in an organizational context. Although there are many job titles having the word ‘Manager’, according to the traditional definitions of management, not … / Read more »




A Career in Management and Why It Might Be Right for You

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Almost every industry sector in the world employs management professionals in some shape or form. Without them, the global economy would stall and many of the most exciting developments in technology and infrastructure wouldn’t see completion. As a result, there are many specializations and many pathways to success. In the following guide, we’ll address a few of the things that make management an attractive career prospect to help you navigate the opportunities often presented to recent graduates. What Managers Do While the field represents one of the broadest possible spectrums at the professional level, it can be roughly divided into … / Read more »




Getting Your Foot in the Door with the Southwestern Advantage Company

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About Southwestern Advantage For over 140 years, college and university students from all over the world have participated in the Southwestern Advantage summer sales and leadership program. Southwestern Advantage serves as the core company of the Southwestern Family of Companies.  It’s in this program that students are trained in life skills such as independence, confidence, self-motivation and goal-setting.  They run their own business selling an integrated learning system to families throughout North America Southwestern Advantage was established as a publisher in 1855 by Reverend J. R. Graves in Nashville, Tennessee.  Originally called the Southwestern Publishing House, Southwestern Advantage is recognized … / Read more »




What jobs can I get with a Psychology degree and Spanish/Business minors?

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Kayla at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse asked: I’m pursuing a degree in Psychology with minors in Spanish and International Business.  What kind of careers can I find that utilize these skills? Hi Kayla – To paraphrase the immortal words of Dr. Seuss – “Oh the places you can go!” The good news is that you have a lot of options!  Your degree is not preparing you to do one specific thing in the same way an engineering degree prepares you to be an engineer, an architecture degree prepares you to be an architect or a social work … / Read more »




I am frustrated with my job search. Can you provide insight or new ideas to consider?

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Ralph from Wright State University asked: I am growing extremely frustrated with my job search.  I recently completed my MBA and I haven’t found a job. I continue to search high and low for employment opportunities but I haven’t had any success. I also have an MPA degree and a BS in Family Resource Management with a minor in Economics.  My goal was to obtain my MBA and transition into the private sector since I do not have a lot of experience.  I decided to apply for jobs that were entry level positions just to get my foot in the door, … / Read more »