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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5 Great Things Companies Can Do to Recognize Their Employees

Positive employee engagement and retention are hallmarks of any great company. More times than not, companies that don’t suffer constant employee turnover and that have happy, actively participating employees are companies that recognize and outwardly appreciate the people who work …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
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Is Mergers and Acquisitions a Good Career Path?

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is a career path that focuses on the financial aspects of dividing, selling, combining, and restructuring companies. A merger happens when two companies come together to form a new company; an acquisition is when one company …

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What Is a Strategy Consultant?

If you have a business background and love working on complicated business and management strategies, a job as a strategy consultant may be the perfect fit. These consultants help companies and organizations develop strategic plans for specific goals.

Ready to …

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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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Is Commercial Banking a Good Career Path?

You most likely have a bank account. But have you ever thought of being not only a banking customer but a banking employee?

Commercial banking can be a good career path, offering opportunities for career advancement and attractive pay. But …

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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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What Are Analytical Skills? Definition and Examples

Analytical skills help you assess information, problem-solve, and implement solutions at work. They’re one of the top soft skills employers are looking for; in the last year alone, 2.7 million job descriptions listed analytical skills as a requirement.

So, what …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share How They Maximized Their Time at W. P. Carey

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: How did you make the most of your time at W. P. Carey to set yourself up for success after graduation?

Here’s how they recommended you maximize your time at W. P. Carey:

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