Albers POV (Point of View)

Data & Analytics Are Changing The World - And Could Change Your Career

Published July 6, 2021 at 9:07 PM PDT

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Today’s technological evolution is moving at a breakneck pace. New digital trends have paved the way for a massive shift in society’s expectations, and the professional world is no exception. Learn more about this ever-changing landscape.

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Fruitful Financials: Why Now Is A Great Time To Earn Your Master’s In Finance

Published June 29, 2021 at 9:06 PM PDT

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The financial industry has undergone a rapid evolution, one that is still very much in progress. From a shifting economic landscape, ever-changing financial regulations, and the rise of financial technology, not to mention influences and reactions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry is at a pivotal moment in its transformation.

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In The Business Of Fun: How An MBA In Entertainment Business Management Can Accelerate Your Career

Published April 27, 2021 at 9:04 PM PDT

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The old adage, “there’s no business like show business,” is as true today as it ever has been. Besides the glitz and glamour that has always accompanied the industry, there are a number of factors that make entertainment and media an attractive industry for creative, business-minded talent. Learn more about how an MBA in Entertainment Business Management can accelerate your career.

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The Ethics of Vaccine Passports

Published April 15, 2021 at 9:04 PM PDT

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As the availability of COVID-19 vaccines expands and more of our family, friends and neighbors are receiving their doses, the question of whether there should be vaccine “passports” has prompted renewed attention. Many countries, such as the United Kingdom and Australia, are studying the feasibility of expanded use of vaccine passports and jurisdictions such as New York have already instituted limited, privately administered mobile technology for individuals to gain access to gyms, sports arenas and large wedding receptions.

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Counting on Change: Why Switching To A Career In Accounting Might Be Your Best Move

Published April 13, 2021 at 9:04 PM PDT

Programs such as Master’s in Professional Accounting (MPAC) for non-accounting majors provide graduates with invaluable skills, such as critical thinking, problem solving, and research analysis, as well as organization and time management. Enrolling in a MPAC program, like those available at Seattle University’s Albers School of Business and Economics, is a practical choice that opens the doors to different career paths and vocational opportunities.

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Is Getting An MBA Worth It?

Published February 8, 2021 at 9:02 PM PST

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The hard truth is this: today's students and recent graduates face a number of unprecedented challenges including debt, unemployment, layoffs, a poor economy, and an increasingly competitive job market. Given the uncertain economic and public health outlooks, it seems only natural that the decision to continue education would be more carefully examined than ever before. In this article, we dig in to the question: in 2021, is getting an MBA worth it?

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Graduating in a Recession and the Career Consequences

Published November 1, 2020 at 9:11 PM PST

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It's impossible to completely mitigate the effects of a recession. The "class of COVID" has been forced to change up their entire academic careers, give up traditional graduation ceremonies and celebrations, and, for those who have found work, begin professional careers during what is being argued as the most hostile job market for some since the Great Depression. In this post, Albers' Jeff Millard explores the short- and long-term consequences of graduating during a recession, and the steps you can take to minimize the impact it has on your future.

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