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As the digital world continues to expand and evolve, so do the opportunities and careers that it creates. Today, every engagement and consumer transaction carried out in cyberspace creates a data trail of potentially profitable information.
If anyone knows how to make online graduate school work for their schedule, it’s Kelsey Kaufman. After working at a digital marketing agency in Seattle for a few years, Kelsey moved to New York in 2016 to launch an influencer marketing program for makeup and skincare brand Milk Makeup.
It used to be that there were two distinct professions and departments within a business: the operational executives and the information technology professionals. People on the operations side made big decisions about business strategy, customer service, and marketing, while the IT people managed technology and data.
If you’re thinking of pursuing a degree in data science, you’ve made a wise decision. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, data science is one of the top 20 fastest-growing occupations, with a projected growth rate of 31% between 2019-29.
2020 was a year that brought many Americans to the brink, in more than one way. With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, record unemployment claims and mass layoffs occurred almost overnight across the country and especially in the Seattle area, prompting many people to rethink their career paths. With many industries still struggling, 2021 might be the best year yet to change to a more stable and more lucrative career.
Online learning has expanded dramatically over the last two decades. What used to be a niche higher education opportunity offered by only a handful of schools has become incredibly popular. Even before recent events with COVID-19 forced many into online learning, tens of thousands of students were choosing to enroll in an MBA or MSBA program online.
With trendy cities and panoramic vistas stretching the full length of Washington, the Evergreen State offers year-round outdoor adventures, exciting cultural attractions, and a full spectrum of business opportunities. Over 250,000 companies are currently based or have headquarters in Washington, including some of the largest organizations in the world, such as Amazon, Boeing, Costco, Microsoft, and Starbucks.
FinTech is not just a fancy new buzzword that bankers use—this burgeoning industry is exploding with innovative ideas, groundbreaking technology, and a hugely promising future. Since the 2008 financial crash that saw millions of citizens arou...
A Master's in Business Administration (MBA) is one of the most sought-after degrees in the business world, promising a significant salary increase and a quick passage up the corporate ladder. No matter what industry you work in, an MBA can give...
In 2021, it is practically conventional wisdom that an advanced degree like a master’s degree, an MBA, a PhD, a JD or an MD is a necessity if you want to give yourself the best chance of a successful, meaningful career. While professional doctoral degrees like JDs and MDs will lead you down very specific career paths, it can be harder to envision the career outcomes associated with more versatile degrees like the MBA or the PhD.
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