Career Questions tagged Business

How do I get a job out of college as an account manager? What makes a successful advertising account manager?

I am graduating in December 2018 with a degree in Advertising from San Jose State University. I want to work in account management/client services in an advertising agency after graduation. I have a bit of familiarity with what this role entails and what the advertising industry is like....

#marketing-and-advertising #business-development #advertising #business #sales

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Active Jun 20 '18 at 11:09 AM

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Posted by Ben  L.’s Avatar Ben L.
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Stefania Revelli | Editor/Marketing Professional/Career Coach Hi Ben,I have a soft spot for advertising because it's where ...

How do I get a job as a bookkeeper?

So many sources say that all you need is a high school diploma to be able to work as a bookkeeper, howeve, anywhere I have looked most ask for 3-5 years of experience. I have taken (2 courses) accounting principals in financial and managerial accounting and plan to pursue a bachelors in...

#women-in-business #accounting #bookkeeping #business

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Active Dec 08 '18 at 04:18 PM

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Posted by Victoria G.’s Avatar Victoria G.
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Shareen Yew | Senior Manager in PwC Asset & Wealth Management ... <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34);">According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor ...
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Good question. So of course the Ivy League schools are going ...

I know I want to major in something business related, but what are the best majors before getting an MBA?

I don’t want to do my undergraduate degree in marketing or business but I want a concentration of study that emphasizes people centered and economy based curriculum....

#business

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Active Jun 12 '18 at 10:27 PM

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Posted by Tinni M.’s Avatar Tinni M.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Tinni, Really great question. So the good thing about getting ...

How do I move to a different job market?

I am based in the SF Bay Area. I am considering to move out of it after I graduate college with a degree in advertising. Some places I am considering are Seattle, Austin, Portland, or Los Angeles. I love the Bay Area but its really expensive to live here. I eventually want to get my own place...

#business #marketing-and-advertising #travel #relocation #job-search-strategies #sales #advertising #job-search #business-development

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Active May 07 '18 at 10:53 PM

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Posted by Ben  L.’s Avatar Ben L.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Ben, great question. When I was applying to jobs, I also ...

Is it beneficial to pair a major in film with a business double major or minor?

Would it substantially increase my future career opportunities by majoring or minoring in business along with film? Would a more practical major such as business serve as a safety net or provide more options for my career in the future? Is it worth the extra courseload? #film #businessandfilm...

#business

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Active May 14 '18 at 07:40 PM

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Posted by Emma V.’s Avatar Emma V.
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Taylor Duran | Valuation Senior Associate | Deals at PwC In short, yes, I think that would be beneficial. Pairing film ...

I want to be involved with the Music Business but it's always changing

I want to be part of the music business and events. I"m not sure the best way to pursue a lucrative career #spotify or @BusinessMarketing ? #music-industry #business...

#music

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Active May 03 '18 at 02:44 AM

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Posted by Grace R.’s Avatar Grace R.
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vladmir resende | Neurosurgeon- Spine Surgeon Hi, Grace. I was wondering if is the money the best ...

Is it true that a Dental Hygienist can open their own practice?

I am attending a hygiene program and I've read many article stating that hygienists can open their own practice in Colorado. I was just wondering if that was entirely true? I #business-management #dental-practice #dental-hygienist #teeth #business #dental #dentist #dentistry...

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Active Jul 30 '18 at 11:40 AM

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Posted by Anna R.’s Avatar Anna R.
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Neil Pinney | Director, Comprehensive Care Clinic C at IU School ... Yes, in Colorado, hygienists may practice independently from dentists.

When you get out of college how do you land a successful job?

what do you do next? can you just start your own business when college ends or do you have to start doing that before college ends? Where do you look or who do you ask? #search #successful #college #job...

#business

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Active May 01 '18 at 01:16 PM

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Posted by Angelina Y.’s Avatar Angelina Y.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Angelina, great question that I really relate to. I just graduated ...

what are the steps to become a venture capitalist?

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Active Sep 22 '18 at 05:44 AM

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Posted by James H.’s Avatar James H.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important first step to becoming a venture capitalist is ...

How to stay determined going to school, taking care of family, and running a business?

I want to stay encouraged pursuing my degree in nursing while I am taking care of my family and build my business. I have been wanting to go back to school for quite some time now. I left my previous employer thinking I was going to start a nursing program right away. Once I realized, that...

#fulltimemom #back2school #business

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Active Apr 18 '18 at 06:18 PM

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Posted by Esther J.’s Avatar Esther J.
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Gerardo Antonio Duarte Stoute | Proposal Analyst at Dell EMC 1. Build a Schedule and stick to it. If you are ...

What are the greatest challenges of women in accounting?

I have taken interest to major in accounting. I hear many things on how women are discriminated against in certain career fields and majors. For example, not many engineers are women, or doctors should be men. Both of which statements that I disagree with. That leads me to ask about how are...

#business #challenges #accountant #women-in-accounting #women-in-business #accounting #women

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Active Dec 08 '18 at 04:23 PM

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Posted by Victoria G.’s Avatar Victoria G.
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Eula Biezen | Owner & Interior Designer Dear Victoria G.I am glad that you are asking these questions.I ...

Do colleges or other businesses offer internship or shadowing programs?

In high school or college, do businesses provide the opportunity to gain hands on experience in the workforce? To learn more about the major we are studying. #business...

#internships

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Active Apr 15 '18 at 07:02 PM

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Posted by Katie Z.’s Avatar Katie Z.
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Michael Bracey | Vice President, Life Sciences at Treximo Hi Katie,Great question! They definitely do. There are a number of ...

With a business degree, how influential is the name on your diploma in the interview process?

On average, college tuition has more than doubled in the last 20 years. Many college students graduate with significant debt, is it worth going to a school that is more expensive with an equal reputation of another school. While still getting the same degree. #business #after-college...

#college-tuition #degree

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Active Sep 08 '18 at 05:20 PM

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Posted by Katie Z.’s Avatar Katie Z.
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Michael Bracey | Vice President, Life Sciences at Treximo Hi Katie,The type of school can make a difference, but in ...

I'm a comerce graduate and i'm very much interested in automobile line. What should i do?

I want to take a decision for my career and want to know as per my interest which field will be good for me. Please help. #automobile #commerce #business #economics...

#automotive

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Active Dec 05 '18 at 06:00 PM

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Posted by Ankit G.’s Avatar Ankit G.
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Scott Crider | Product Manager at Airbnb Hi Ankit,The automotive industry is a very exciting place to work ...
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Sonya Bible | Contract Manager A B.S. or B.A. is considered an undergraduate degree, a college ...

Should I choose a minor that is easily utilized if my major is specific to a certain field?

I would like to major in conservation biology or wildlife biology, but it seems like a very difficult field to become employed in, and I was planning on minoring in psychology because I am interested in behavior and thought it would compliment a biology degree. However, would it be better to...

#interests #psychology #business #wildlife-biology #marketing #choosing-a-minor #majors-and-minors #choosing-a-major #conservation #choosing-a-career #choosing-major #liberal-arts

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Active Jan 13 at 03:07 AM

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Posted by Jazmin L.’s Avatar Jazmin L.
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John Herron | Conservation ecologist, retired. Yes, wildlife biology is a competitive career field - I've worked ...

whats the first step in owning your own business?

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Active May 18 '18 at 03:27 PM

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Posted by Luis C.’s Avatar Luis C.
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Parthey Thakkar | Risk Assurance Associate at PwC Hi Luis,It's great to see that you're interested in owning a ...

how can I manage my money before going into debt

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Active Jan 03 at 01:17 AM

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Posted by Emmanuel D.’s Avatar Emmanuel D.
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Chris Kammer | Financial and Educational Editor As a financial advisor, I would recommend you create a budget. ...

How can I use a business degree in a small town?

I'm going to #college for business but I don't want to move to the city. I need to know what my best career option is. #business...

#administration

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Active Apr 03 '18 at 12:40 AM

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Posted by Sharon M.’s Avatar Sharon M.
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Sandra Skyers Sharon, How small is your town? While some small towns may ...

Is it crucial to declare a major your first year of college?

I am concerned because I am still undecided on my major. I am worried that if i do not declare my major freshman year, I may be losing time in classes that are unrelated to the major I decide. I definitely have majors in mind, including #architecture, #design and #business. However, I want...

#interior-design #information-architecture #stressed

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Active Sep 21 '18 at 11:57 AM

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Posted by Elise C.’s Avatar Elise C.
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Stacey Messier | UX Design Director Hi Elise! I changed my major 5 times before landing on ...

Will an introvert be successful in gettinga degree in business?

My dream is to become a ceo for a company, but I’m a very quiet person and I don’t know if i will be able to have successful career in business since I don’t talk. I see shows of business people and there always giving presentations and talking in front of bigwudiences and I’m willing to try...

#business

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Active Jun 11 '18 at 12:44 PM

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Posted by Lethicia S.’s Avatar Lethicia S.
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Ritesh Patel | Willing to help I think anything is possible. I am introvert by nature too, ...

What major in the business field will be in most demand in the future?

I am an undecided business major right now and don't know which major to choose. #business...

#college-major

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Active Oct 26 '18 at 03:51 PM

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Posted by Neha M.’s Avatar Neha M.
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Phil Flannagan | Business Executive Majors that enable you on learn how to use/manage data or ...

How is a dermatologists life outside of work?

I aspire to be a dermatologist and I wonder how their life is outside of work. Like do they have a lot of free time if any and what are their typical hours? Also, do they always work at a hospital or can they have their own business? #medicine #business...

#dermatologist

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Active Mar 23 '18 at 09:45 PM

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Posted by Zuhaad H.’s Avatar Zuhaad H.

What is the best study tool to learn economics for beginners?

I am taking Competitive Strategy at the Yale School of Management this semester. I have no economics background and even though the material isn't completely over my head, I feel intimidated and behind. What can I do to catch up, even a little? Is there a one-stop website or book that can...

#graduate-school #business #economics

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Active Apr 13 '18 at 04:14 AM

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Posted by Alina R.’s Avatar Alina R.
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Anand Shukla | Research Economist Hi Alina, it seems that you might not have much time ...

What schools are best for entrepreneurship?

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Active Apr 19 '18 at 11:27 PM

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Posted by Alicia S.’s Avatar Alicia S.
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Stephen Busateri | Global Practice Manager - Digital Experience, IoT, and ... Stanford University in California, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, University ...

How do you get people to approach you in networking situations?

I know it's important to approach others when networking, but I feel like some people are always attracting others to them. What could I do to be that person? #networking...

#business

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Active Aug 07 '18 at 02:43 PM

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Posted by Alicia S.’s Avatar Alicia S.
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Brandi Eckles | Dell Global Business Services - Program Manager - ... Networking isn't a matter of getting people to approach you. It's ...

How can I incorporate my interests in business and engineering post college?

I have always wanted to be an engineers since the beginning of high school but I have recently taken and interest towards business and I would want to integrate business in some way into my future career. How would I go about doing that? #engineering...

#business

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Active Mar 23 '18 at 01:59 PM

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Posted by Leo M.’s Avatar Leo M.
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Diana Eggers | Seasoned professional with 20 years of HR, Marketing, ... Hey Leo, for starters you could major in Engineering but minor ...

Is it a good idea to have a double major with a minor?

#noworries #computer-science #communications #business My dream is to work with Marvel Studios as a CGI artist or become a Graphic Designer for Rockstar Games, and I want to have my own video game company if I decide to work in video games. I was wondering, to have a solid back up plan,...

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Active Mar 22 '18 at 12:33 AM

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Posted by Ariel D.’s Avatar Ariel D.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer The business minor probably can't hurt too much, though it might ...

Should I go into the business career or should I follow my dreams.

My parents always pressure me to aim high and get a good job that pays me well. My dreams are to become an idol, singer, dancer, actress, model (mainly more into the entertainment industry which is really hard to get into). My parents do not agree with my dreams and rather have to go into...

#motivation #business #career #marketing #celebrity #music #goals #modeling #dreams

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Scott Lamb’s Avatar Marianna Oravcova (Vrablova)’s Avatar Ann Gianoglio Burk, MBA’s Avatar Judeanne Armenti’s Avatar
Active Nov 14 '18 at 11:42 AM

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Posted by Christina X.’s Avatar Christina X.
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Scott Lamb | Chemical Business Development Hi Christina,You should do both, if you can. Really lucky people ...

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