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    20 Best Sales Books

    Little Red Book of Sellingby Jeffrey Gitomer With The Little Red Book of Selling, Jeffrey Gitomer has created a real-world, practical, and fun book that salespeople will love and profit from. Salespeople want answers. That’s why the Little Red Book of Selling is short, sweet, and to the point. It’s packed with answers that people are searching for in order ...
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    Associate and Bachelor Degrees in Business Administration

    Associate and Bachelor Degrees in Business Administration
    Do you wind up the leader of almost every group project you get involved in? Do other people frequently ask you for financial advice? Do you watch _"The Apprentice"_ and similar TV shows and say to yourself, "I could do better than all these people"? You might never get to be the president of a multi-billion-dollar company, but businesses all over ...
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    34 Ways to Reduce College Costs

    34 Ways to Reduce College Costs
    1. Most colleges and universities offer merit or non-need-based scholarships to academically talented students. Students should check with each school in which they're interested for the criteria for merit scholarships. 2. The National Merit Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students based upon academic merit. The awards can be applied to any college or university to meet educational expenses at that school. ...
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    20 Must-Read Sales Books

    20 Must-Read Sales Books
    Want to learn tricks of the trade? Hear success stories from the very best sales pros? Or maybe you’re just looking for a refresher course. Whatever your need, look no further your local library or bookstore. The best part? Sales HQ has done all the research for you. We’ve made a list of the 20 Best Books for sales professionals. Our ...
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    Increase Your Sales Effectiveness

    Increase Your Sales Effectiveness
    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 ...
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    Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

    Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
    Do you enjoy working with computers? Have you ever been curious about the way they work and how they can accomplish all the fascinating tasks they do? These days, it's all about the people behind the magic - computer programmers. Writing code takes a certain problem-solving mindset, whether you’re writing scripts, software, or web applications. If you’re starting a career as ...
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    Fortune 100 Finance Internship Raises the Value of Your Personal Stock

    Fortune 100 Finance Internship Raises the Value of Your Personal Stock
    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 of the world’s largest firms including Target and 3M, Paul Stephan, director of college recruiting for UnitedHealth Group, values job seekers who’ve done internships at other Fortune 100 firms. “That ...
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    'Mini' Master's Classes Are One Way Some Job Hunters Seek an Edge

    'Mini' Master's Classes Are One Way Some Job Hunters Seek an Edge
    If 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 ...
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    Online vs. Traditional MBAs: What’s the Difference?

    Online vs. Traditional MBAs: What’s the Difference?
    Distance learning is on the up and up. Not only are a record number of students engaging in higher education online-more and more college officials think distance learning is as good as or better than traditional classroom learning, according to a recent study. In fall 2005, nearly 3.2 million students took at least one online course, up from 2.3 million the ...
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    Bachelor of Arts in Marketing

    Bachelor of Arts in Marketing
    Have a creative knack? Like to think of exciting, cutting-edge ways to catch people's attention? Have you ever been curious about why people make the purchasing decisions they do? Then marketing is right up your alley! With today's competitive job arena, it is important to be an expert in and specialty field you enter. By earning your marketing degree, you will ...
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    Despite Economy, Experts Advise Students to Major in What Interests Them

    Despite Economy, Experts Advise Students to Major in What Interests Them
    When Carter Schimpff enrolled at Texas Christian University four years ago, he began work on what he thought was a marketable degree: a bachelor of business administration with a major in finance and a minor in real estate. At the time, housing markets were booming, and millions of dollars were being made in the investment and mortgage industries. No one has ...
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    The Benefits of a Sales Education

    The Benefits of a Sales Education
    Did 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 ...
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    Families Still Finding Ways to Pay for College

    Families Still Finding Ways to Pay for College
    After 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 ...
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    Meet Entrepreneur & MBA Student, Tim McCormack

    Meet Entrepreneur & MBA Student, Tim McCormack
    The first time Tim McCormack went to college, funding issues got in the way. Several years in the workforce in a variety of sales and Internet marketing positions were enough to make him realize that obtaining a bachelors degree would be beneficial. A stint living abroad in the Dominican Republic led to his choice of the BS in business from online ...
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    Is an MBA Right for You?

    Is an MBA Right for You?
    The master of business administration, or MBA, is often considered the top degree in the business world, although PhDs in certain specialties are certainly available. No matter what industry you're in, an MBA degree will be a enormous asset. Some companies will provide tuition assistance or reimbursement in exchange for your commitment to continue working for them after you earn your ...
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    Bachelor's Degrees: The More You Learn, The More You Earn

    Bachelor's Degrees: The More You Learn, The More You Earn
    Growing up, Saretta Holler always knew she wanted to write. She explored her options as college drew near, thinking she'd go into journalism. But after realizing she could pursue writing in public relations and make more money, she opted to study PR at San Diego State University and graduated in 1999. Holler's story begs the question: What's the value of a ...
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    3 Tips to Start Building a College Savings Account

    3 Tips to Start Building a College Savings Account
    A 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, ...
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    Two-Year-Colleges Brace for Busy Year

    Two-Year-Colleges Brace for Busy Year
    Class 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 ...
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    Are You Ready for an MBA?

    Are You Ready for an MBA?
    If you're considering an MBA, you may wonder if you're cut out for the experience. Joanne Starr, assistant dean of admissions at the University of California (UC) Irvine's The Paul Merage School of Business, shares her insights into the process of considering, applying for and taking part in an MBA program. h4. Is It Right for Me? "An MBA is a ...
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    Want to Get into Graduate School? Here's How...

    Want to Get into Graduate School? Here's How...
    If you’ve decided to head back to the classroom for an advanced degree, get ready to face some competition. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of masters degrees granted is expected to increase by 35 percent. To stand out from the pack, get organized to make your graduate application shine. h4. Graduate school applications generally require: • Transcript • GRE or ...
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