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Cyber Monday: The History of America’s Largest Shopping Day

The clock strikes midnight and the doors burst open. A crowd of people rush in, many of whom camped outside to hold their place in line, some of whom have looked forward to this day all year. Pushing through the throng, shoppers spread out and hunt for the lowest prices. The fervor is highly contagious,…

Which BBA Major Should You Choose?

A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree is your ticket to the world of business. A BBA provides a comprehensive overview of business, touching on foundational concepts like accounting, finance, marketing, and management. Typically, undergraduate students also choose the major that best aligns with their interests. This specialized focus allows students to explore a subject…

The Critical Role of Analysts in the Energy Industry

The energy industry is experiencing growing pains. The increased deployment of renewable energy is juxtaposed by the growth of shale oil and gas, and the threat of climate change looms over the entire industry. This shifting landscape demands that energy companies proceed with caution and carefully consider every outcome when conducting business. To do so,…

The Green Energy Job Boom: It Might Be Time for a Career Change

We hear a lot about “green jobs,” but do you know exactly what that phrase means? The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) defines green jobs in these two ways: Jobs in businesses that produce goods or provide services that benefit the environment or conserve natural resources. Jobs in which workers’ duties involve making their…

How to Become a Healthcare Leader

“The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born—that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.” — Warren Bennis What is a healthcare leader? This term can refer to many different types of roles: administrators, directors, managers, etc. What each…

Why You Should Earn a Certificate In Digital Marketing with Your BBA

Earning a university degree can equip you with skills and credentials that will be a tremendous asset in your professional life. As Abigail Johnson Hess reports on CNBC.com, the long-held notion that a college degree “can be a clear path to stronger job opportunities and higher earnings” still holds true. College graduates take home about $30,000 more each year than those whose highest level of education completed is high school.   When choosing a college degree, it’s…

3 Top Jobs in Energy Business

The energy sector is growing steadily, and that means that there will be many jobs available to those with the right qualifications for years to come. If you’re already in one of these roles, an advanced degree or certificate can position you for management-level roles within your organization. However, at any stage of your career, you may be able to directly benefit from: A credential from an accredited, renowned…

CPA Eligibility with UT Permian Basin

The CPA exam is notoriously rigorous, due both to its length and its in-depth content. The exam lasts a total of 16 hours and has four parts, each of which is a four-hour test focused on a specific area of accounting:  Auditing and Attestation (AUD)  Business Environment and Concepts (BEC)  Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR)  Regulation (REG)  Preparing for the CPA exam is itself an intensive process. Fortunately, courses on…

7 Management Styles for Today’s Workforce

Are you an aspiring business leader? It’s an admirable and achievable pursuit. But what kind of leader will you be?   All leaders have a management style. According to HRZone, management styles are “the principles that underline the methods, abilities and techniques managers use in handling situations and expressing leadership within an organisation.”  If you want to pursue a leadership role in an organization, whether you’re already…

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