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Why Companies Are Looking to Hire Liberal Arts Graduates

Why Companies Are Looking to Hire Liberal Arts Graduates

As increasing numbers of colleges and universities continue to produce more and more business majors, what makes a candidate stand out to employers amongst the competition? The answer: a liberal arts education. According to a 2013 survey published in Investopedia, comprised of presidents, vice presidents and various C-level executives: 93% of executives say, “demonstrated capacity to think critically, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems” is more important than a particular degree 80% of executives say that regardless of a student’s major,…

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Transitioning from the Classroom to the Workforce: 12 Insights from DFW’s Top Female Business Leaders

Transitioning from the Classroom to the Workforce: 12 Insights from DFW’s Top Female Business Leaders

From finance and law to real estate and retail, four of DFW’s top female leaders gathered to share career advice with the University of Dallas business community. Whether you are a college freshman, or have been working for several years, the leaders shared indispensable insights built on decades of their personal experiences navigating the corporate climate. 12 Insights From DFW’s Top Female Leaders: Find a workplace that matches your values. Just like selecting a college, each workplace has unique offerings…

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A Carbonated Consolidation: What’s the Impact on North Texas?

A Carbonated Consolidation: What’s the Impact on North Texas?

Since its founding in 1885, Dr Pepper has long been an iconic Texas brand. Last month’s announcement that Keurig Green Mountain plans to acquire the state’s beloved soft drink came as a shock to North Texans. But many industry experts were not altogether surprised by the merger. Increased distribution channels and cost savings were cited as two major drivers behind the deal. Associate Professor of Marketing at the University of Dallas, Scott Wysong, Ph.D, unpacks not only the financial benefits…

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Why Analytics and R Continue to Grow

Why Analytics and R Continue to Grow

From economic and political forecasting to picking the next super bowl winner, data analysis continues to help make sense of the world around us. Among data scientists, data analysis software R, a powerful programming language that is both free and open source, continues to gain popularity for its ease of use and seemingly endless applications. Since the software’s original release in 2000, R has continued to gain popularity. In 2009, a New York Time’s article highlighted the software’s popularity among companies…

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