Selling is both an art and a science. Very few people are able to enter a career in sales and work at their full potential right off the bat. And unfortunately, not every organization is willing to invest the resources necessary to train their sales force to be successful. They give their workers a few pointers and the rest is up ... Full Story
+4Did you know that 92 percent of most selling professionals do not have a proper sales education? Did you know that the lack of education could hurt prospecting and closing ratios? Unfortunately, many organizations spend little time and resources toward sales training. Many believe lack of time, and most importantly money, impact developing a proper training program. More importantly, when they ...Rated: +4
+1If an MBA is a major asset in getting a good job, hundreds of students in the Twin Cities hope a mini MBA will give them at least a minor edge in their job hunts. At the University of St. Thomas, the Mini MBA Program is a 52-hour version of the master's in business administration degree, typically a two-year program. The ...Rated: +1
+2A new survey by online brokerage TD Ameritrade says college is the top reasons teens save their money. The results were a pleasant surprise to educators who are focusing on getting personal finance taught in schools. The survey indicated 78 percent of teens say they want to share the cost of college with their parents. To start building your college savings, ...Rated: +2
+2After spending nearly 10 years working with cars in some capacity - as an automotive technician beginning at the age of 14, and later as a car salesman - Shaun Franks is now a full-time student at Macon State College's Warner Robins campus, studying to become a teacher. Following a dream, the 23-year-old finally took the plunge after saving money for ...Rated: +2
+1Class schedules for Tacoma Community College's fall quarter start arriving in Pierce County mailboxes in a few weeks. But for students who haven't registered, the booklets could end up becoming more of a wish list. "By the time people get the printed schedule," TCC spokesman Dale Stowell said, "probably the majority of classes will be full." Thanks to the recession, TCC ...Rated: +1
Most internships will improve your post-graduation marketability, but a finance internship with a Fortune 100 company will give you special cachet in the marketplace. In the Minneapolis area, headquarters to some ...