W. P. Carey Alumni Share Advice for Choosing Between Two Career Paths

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What advice would you give to someone who is trying to choose between two career paths?

Here is what they shared:

Be Clear and Confident About Your Interests and Abilities
Imagine Yourself in Both …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share How Their Career Relates to Their Major

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: How has your major impacted your career?

Here is what they shared:

Business Courses Provided Transferrable Skills Needed for My Career
My Degree Has Proven Invaluable to My International Retail Career
A Foundation of …

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Why it is important to choose a function as early as possible

Finding the right job when you graduate starts with choosing a functional area in which to focus early on in your college career. Bachelor of Arts majors do not have an implicit function attached to their major, so the earlier …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share the Benefits They Received From Career Services

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What benefits did you receive from engagement with Career Services?

Here is what they shared:

Strategic guidance to understand career direction
Access to helpful people and resources
Support building relationships and networking
Job opportunities …

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Top Interpersonal Skills Employers Look For

Often known as people skills, interpersonal skills are the soft skills you use to interact with others. In the workplace, these skills are essential to being an effective team player and contributing to a positive work environment. 

Yet some interpersonal …

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What Are Problem-Solving Skills? Definition and Examples

Why do employers hire employees? To help them solve problems. Whether you’re a financial analyst deciding where to invest your firm’s money, or a marketer trying to figure out which channel to direct your efforts, companies hire people to help …

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Is Getting a Minor in College Worth It?

As you make your way through college, one very important question you might ask yourself is if a minor is worth undertaking. While not everyone graduates with a minor, it’s a great way to add some versatility to your resume …

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What Are Verbal Communication Skills?

If you’ve explained a difficult concept to a teammate or taught a friend about a project you’re working on, chances are you used verbal communication skills. These are the soft skills you use when talking to someone else. A person …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share Technology Trends

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What technology trends are you seeing in the workplace?
Here is what they shared:
Efficient Data Processing
Zero Trust Initiatives Drives Architecture Changes
Brick and Click Anonymity
Cloud Computing
Connectivity to the Edge
Data-Driven …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share 8 Highly Valued Skills

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What skills do employers value most for entry-level business positions?
Here is what they shared:
Analytical Skills
Data Skills 
Communication Skills
Ability to Learn New Systems and Tools
Competency in Excel
Culture-Fitness and …

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