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Month: May 2015

4 Reasons Why I Chose UDallas

4 Reasons Why I Chose UDallas

The Decision-Making Process Making the decision to attend graduate school is a critical one in any person’s life. Once the decision is made, the next challenge is sifting through all the programs and their offerings. A year ago, I was in those exact shoes. I spent hours comparing and contrasting programs only to feel overwhelmed. I knew I was looking for a graduate business school that would prepare me for the competitive job market, but was also affordable and flexible….

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Jobs Where an MBA Can Make a Difference

Jobs Where an MBA Can Make a Difference

As you begin thinking about advancing your career, you may find yourself considering graduate business school. And statistically, a graduate degree is often an excellent choice. The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) released a survey following the career progression of graduate management alumni from 1980 through 2014. The study found that one year after earning a graduate business degree, over half of alumni work in mid-level positions. Employment among the group progresses steadily to executive-level by five years after graduation…

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How Southwest Airlines Engages Employees

How Southwest Airlines Engages Employees

Developing Passionate Employees Southwest Airlines surveyed their employees last year and found that 86 percent are proud to work for the company. There’s a reason for that—they take the hiring process very seriously and only those truly motivated to do the job are hired. Out of over 148,000 applications they received last year, only 3 percent made the cut. “We hire tough,” said Julie Weber, Vice President of People for Southwest Airlines and a University of Dallas alumna. Weber shared Southwest’s…

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