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  • The Untouchable IRS Investigator

    Publish Date: Feb 10, 2013

  • Business Health Care Administration

    Publish Date: Mar 30, 2011

    A Master’s degree in this field can help train you to work in upper management in private institutions, medication organizations, hospitals, and more...

  • Accounting Course

    Publish Date: Feb 11, 2011

    Accounting is the essential element behind any successful business.

  • Studying Payroll Administration

    Publish Date: Apr 23, 2010

    Schools that offer you fast degrees may not have the quality of instruction you need to handle payroll properly, or may not be properly accredited. Don't fall for the temptation of getting your degree too quickly!
  • The CPA Exam

    Publish Date: Apr 23, 2010

    Take the information from your test exam and use that as a guide for any sections you may need to review again. If possible, study with a friend that can quiz you appropriately. And most of all, remember to relax!
  • What Skills Do I Need to Become a Payroll Administrator?

    Publish Date: Apr 23, 2010

    The payroll administrator may also have a staff working under him or her, and this too calls for interpersonal skills.
  • What Skills Do I Need to Become an Accounting Specialist?

    Publish Date: Apr 23, 2010

    You may not have thought of your education as being a skill, but it is necessary to keep your education current in order to succeed with accounting practices
  • What to Expect in Your First Year as an Accounting Specialist

    Publish Date: Apr 23, 2010

    The job of an accounting specialist is always varied and interesting, no matter the company or the industry.
  • Why Become a Certified Public Accountant?

    Publish Date: Apr 23, 2010

    A Chief Financial Officer of a typical company may expect to earn over $100,000
  • Would You Make a Good Auditor?

    Publish Date: Apr 23, 2010

    An auditor may also need to communicate clearly about their findings if there are questions about that report or more information is needed.
  • A Brief Tax Accountant Salary Guide

    Publish Date: Apr 22, 2010

    A good accountant with an advanced degree might have his or her sights on being a company's Chief Financial Officer, and the salaries for these types of executive positions are often in the six figures.
  • A Day in the Life of a Payroll Administrator

    Publish Date: Apr 22, 2010

    The payroll department may handle these checks themselves or may send these requests to the accounting department.
  • A Day in the Life of a Tax Accountant

    Publish Date: Apr 22, 2010

    A tax accountant may spend much of his or her day auditing the finances of any person or department.
  • A Day in the Life of an Accountant

    Publish Date: Apr 22, 2010

    Rarely does an accountant simply prepare and check paperwork and statements within a company.
  • Accountant

    Publish Date: Apr 22, 2010

    Accountants typically handle a broad range of responsibilities, which include preparing tax returns, auditing returns and other reports, preparing reports on sales data, or offering projections on the performance of one's investments, the sales of one's product, and other areas as needed.
  • Auditor

    Publish Date: Apr 22, 2010

    Typically an auditor works within the areas of accounting and finance, checking tax returns, payroll reports, and information such as these. However, an internal auditor for a company may also review inventory reports, compliance reports, and any other documentation as the employer may see fit.
  • Auditor Career Outlook

    Publish Date: Apr 22, 2010

    Audits may reveal different processes that need changing such as how inventory is handled, or may reveal areas of a company where personnel can be trimmed.
  • Certified Public Accountant

    Publish Date: Apr 22, 2010

    A CPA is also qualified to advise companies on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, or share and debt issuing.
  • Certified Public Accountant Career Outlook

    Publish Date: Apr 22, 2010

    Internal auditing is one field in which there is tremendous job growth potential.
  • Essential Skills for Auditors

    Publish Date: Apr 22, 2010

    Professionalism is needed, but the auditor needs to be in charge at all times so that nothing is overlooked or dismissed.
  • Getting Hired as a Payroll Administrator

    Publish Date: Apr 22, 2010

    In many cases a bachelor's degree is required but additional schooling is also helpful.
  • Payroll Administrator

    Publish Date: Apr 22, 2010

    The payroll administrator may oversee the entire payroll department, including payroll clerks and payroll managers. He or she may perform audits of the payroll department or of individuals in the payroll department.
  • Tax Accountant

    Publish Date: Apr 22, 2010

    A tax accountant is a person that works specifically with the area of taxes, for an individual or for a corporation.
  • Accounting Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Courses taught are designed to enhance the student's ability to properly understand business transactions and financial statements in order to make the most appropriate financial decision.
  • Bookkeeping Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Students are taught to use accounting software to record profits and losses, sales, debits, accounts payable and receivable, taxes, returns, and refunds.
  • Business Information Systems Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Many programs are beginning to add Internet and e-commerce business systems to their programs as well as Internet security components.
  • Business Management Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Management courses focus on a wide variety of management theories and principles used in today's business world.
  • Diplomacy Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Core courses generally required in Diplomacy programs include International Relations, Political Science, Micro/Macro Economics, Comparative Government, Foreign Policy, College Level Mathematics, English Composition, Immigration, and Government.
  • Entrepreneurship Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    The Entrepreneurship degree is usually offered as an area of concentration of an MBA program
  • Health Administration Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Health Care Administration master's degree students generally work closely with doctors and nurses by implementing policies that impact the operations of the medical organization
  • Human Resources Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    The goal of a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources program is to help students learn how to maximize employee productivity for the benefit of the employees themselves as well as the organization
  • International Business Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Global and international business has exploded over the past 20 years with the advent of the Internet and the outsourcing of jobs.
  • Logistics Management Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    With the advent of the Internet and e-commerce, students with Logistics degrees are often seen as valuable commodities within the business world
  • Marketing Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Graduate studies in marketing expand the student's foundational coursework and allow a more honed-in approach to this area of study
  • MBA Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Elective course options include international business, real estate and urban land economics, entrepreneurship, business model innovation, behavioral finance, risk management, global marketing strategy, strategic brand management, or topics in taxation.
  • Office Management and Administration Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Business etiquette accompanied with superb communication skills allow the office management graduate an expanding career and vast employment options.
  • Office Technology Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    The business communication course is a fundamental class that provides the foundation for the degree or certificate program
  • Organizational Management Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    The two-year degree includes introductory coursework in marketing, accounting, management methods, management ethics, computer applications, business mathematics, and group behavior.
  • Payroll Administration Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    The primary focus is payroll and accounting and core courses include accounting fundamentals, office procedures, computerized accounting, business communications, payroll fundamentals, customer relations, and interpersonal skills training.
  • Project Management Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Students not only graduate with a degree in the recognized project management field, but can make themselves more appealing to employers with the added credential of an academic certificate
  • Property Management Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Once the student has completed the basics in property management, courses include rent collection, move-in processes, tenancy ending, and resident issues. Students develop a knack for handling difficult people and situations effectively. Communication and leadership skills are also discussed and students are placed in small groups and issued resident problem scenarios to work through. The hands-on approach gives students a simulated real-life experience on how to recognize problems and handle them in the right way.
  • Public Relations Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Public relations principles and advanced public relations are also required as part of the core curriculum of the public relations major
  • Retail Management Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    After students complete the foundational courses in retail management, classes are open in the areas of franchising, virtual retailing, visual merchandising, space planning, buying processes, and retail operations.
  • Supply Chain Management Program Contents

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Advanced topics in the program may include quality management, supply chain metrics, electronic markets, and interfaces and research.
  • What Does a Public Administrator Do?

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Someone wishing to work in the private sector could also benefit from studying public administration.
  • Why Become a Tax Accountant?

    Publish Date: Feb 9, 2010

    Atax accountant is much more satisfying than some other careers in accounting.
  • 6 Elements of Effective Marketing Planning

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    It is very important that you know your purpose and goals
  • 6 Tips for Managing a Public Relations Crisis

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    It's a lot easier to take the steps to prevent a fire in the first place than to put it out once it happens.
  • Brand Marketing: The Power of Reputation

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    While a business can't control everything a person feels or perceives about their company, there are many powerful ways to influence those beliefs.
  • Creating a Good Marketing Plan for Your Business

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    As your business grows and changes, and as the market changes, you will want to periodically update your marketing plan. Keeping it current is vital to the success of your business.
  • Email Marketing: 4 Reasons Why Every Business Should Be Using This Medium

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    It allows businesses, in a very cost effective manner, to set up channels of communication with their prospects and customers.
  • Experiential Marketing: The Experience Consumers Crave

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    ...experiential marketing allows the consumer to test and experience the product for themselves. If done correctly, these types of campaigns will create a sense of rapport between the consumer and the product that will grow with each exposure.
  • Guerilla Marketing: The Call of the Wild Comes to the Business World

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    The basic philosophy behind guerilla marketing is that small companies and entrepreneurs actually have an advantage over big companies. Guerilla marketing tactics take advantage of this flexibility, and work to maximize its effect.
  • How Market Research Can Benefit a Company

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    Since the market is becoming more and more competitive, market research is a high priority for all types of businesses and organizations.
  • Industrial Marketing: Developing Business to Business Relationships

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    The underlying foundation of industrial marketing is really just developing partnerships with companies
  • International Marketing: A Fast Growing Trend

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    One of the things marketers must watch out for while studying and marketing in international countries is to avoid making blanket assumptions about or "stereotyping" a group of people.
  • Internet Marketing for Small Businesses: Giving You a Distinct Advantage

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    The biggest indicator of the growing trend toward local searches is the changes Google has made on their site.

  • Internet Marketing: Harness the Power of the Web for Your Company

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    Internet marketing is one of the most cutting edge and effective methods of marketing available today.
  • Is a Public Relations Career for You?

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    Companies of all types need good PR staff. Institutions and organizations such as universities and schools, large corporations, government agencies, hospitals...
  • Marketing Communications: What Message Are You Sending to Your Customers?

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    The most important point when constructing a marketing message is to start with a crystal clear communications objective.
  • Sales and Marketing: Necessary Ingredients for Business Success

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    Marketing includes many things. It involves creating the message that is to be conveyed to a business's target market. It also includes creating the image or brand of the company to both influence prospective customers and set it apart from competitors.
  • Sales Techniques: The Most Effective Methods of Selling Today

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    Sell the benefits, not the features:

  • The 7 Ps of Services Marketing

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    With services marketing, there are 3 additional Ps: people, process and Physical evidence
  • The Basics of Product Marketing

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    Nor is it the same as product management, which has more to do with the actual product development.
  • The Importance of a Good Marketing Strategy

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    Improve your profits
  • The Importance of Public Relations

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    Not only can a public relations professional help determine and define a client's target market, he or she can significantly persuade and influence the mindset of the public in many ways.
  • The Pros and Cons of Direct Marketing

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    Direct marketing is generally the most effective when an individual knowingly gives out their personal information in order to receive information from a particular company or a certain type of company.
  • Understanding Marketing Basics

    Publish Date: Oct 20, 2009

    Successful marketing is the foundation for successful sales
  • A Day in the Life of an Internal Auditor

    Publish Date: Sep 15, 2009

    An internal auditor will work closely with the external auditors reviewing the corporate policies and procedures and providing the auditors with the information to conduct their audit.
  • Accounting Clerks: Taking the First Step in an Accounting Career

    Publish Date: Sep 15, 2009

    The duties of the accounting clerk will revolve around the function of updating and maintaining accounting records.
  • Accounting Information Systems: Bringing Modern Technology to Accounting

    Publish Date: Sep 15, 2009

    In manufacturing, the cost process is also heavily involved in the accounting information system to provide the cost of goods sold, so businesses can track the costs, analyze resources, and track performances.
  • Accounting Software: Does It Make the Accountant Obsolete?

    Publish Date: Sep 15, 2009

    Many businesses require more complex accounting software than your basic Peachtree and QuickBooks programs. For these businesses there is a host of accounting software packages offered that are semi-customizable and usually are related to a specific industry.
  • Certified Public Accountants 101

    Publish Date: Sep 15, 2009

    They provide financial data, along with advice based on that financial data, to businesses and individuals so sound financial decisions can be made.
  • Common Accounting Terms

    Publish Date: Sep 15, 2009

    A balance sheet is simply a statement of assets, liabilities, and owner's equity. Another important part of a business is, of course, how much money it makes.
  • Is a Career in Tax Accounting Services in Your Future?

    Publish Date: Sep 15, 2009

    Accountants work towards the goal of opening their own accounting firm and tax services is one of the most popular fields for small businesses.
  • Is Corporate Tax Accounting for You?

    Publish Date: Sep 15, 2009

    Corporate tax accountants specialize in reading complex Internal Revenue Service documents and interpreting them for companies.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley: Putting Transparency in Corporate Accounting

    Publish Date: Sep 15, 2009

    Sarbanes-Oxley not only required this transparency in the reporting, but now corporations are required to disclose any information on material changes to their financial status or operations.
  • The American Institute of CPAs

    Publish Date: Sep 15, 2009

    It is best for students and those considering a CPA designation to check with their State Board of Accountancy to determine the rules in their state for both the exam and the CPA designation.
  • Would You Make A Good Accountant?

    Publish Date: Sep 15, 2009

    Communicattion, management, and the public has become the key to an accountant's success.
  • Meeting and Convention Planner

    Publish Date: Jul 3, 2009

    Earning the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation can help candidates compete for higher-level Meeting and Convention Planner jobs.
  • Regional Store Manager

    Publish Date: Jul 3, 2009

    They need to be good managers and planners, and have a talent for finance, communication, and sales. Regional Store Managers may receive bonuses that significantly increase their salaries.
  • A Day in the Life of a CEO

    Publish Date: Jun 26, 2009

    A CEO meets with potential clients, political leaders, and other important people.
  • Become an Office Administrator

    Publish Date: Jun 26, 2009

    Become a good office administrator is determine which requests are most important
  • Career Options in International Business

    Publish Date: Jun 26, 2009

    Any company that operates in more than one country can benefit from hiring graduates in international business.
  • What Does a Healthcare Administrator Do?

    Publish Date: Jun 26, 2009

    Choosing healthcare administration gives you the chance to work in the medical field without having to go to nursing or medical school.
  • What Kind of Manager Can I Be?

    Publish Date: Jun 26, 2009

    If you are naturally creative, you may consider a career in marketing management.

  • Why Study Accounting?

    Publish Date: Jun 26, 2009

    No matter what other types of businesses rise and fall, there will always be a need for accountants
  • Why Study Business Administration?

    Publish Date: Jun 26, 2009

    Students who study business administration also learn how to effectively communicate, strategies for time organization, computer skills, problem solving, and much more.
  • Why Study Internet Marketing

    Publish Date: Jun 26, 2009

    Many business owners are not even yet aware of the power of this type of marketing.
  • Why Study Leadership?

    Publish Date: Jun 26, 2009

    No matter what your plans for your life are, you can benefit from leadership training
  • 10 Reasons to Get an MBA

    Publish Date: Jun 18, 2009

  • Career Options in Accounting

    Publish Date: Jun 18, 2009

    Management accountants may be involved with a company’s pricing decisions or advise other employees on relevant financial matters.
  • Career Options in Human Resources

    Publish Date: Jun 18, 2009

    Employee relations concerns effectively managing the relationship between the company and its employees using company directives but ideally to the satisfaction of both the company and its employees.
  • How Do I Become a CEO?

    Publish Date: Jun 18, 2009

    Companies are always looking to attract a good leader.
  • How Do I Become a Diplomat?

    Publish Date: Jun 18, 2009

    Working as a Foreign Service Officer can be an exciting life and get to meet a variety of interesting and high-ranking people.
  • How Do I Know If Entrepreneurship Is Right for Me?

    Publish Date: Jun 18, 2009

    To be a good entrepreneur, make sure that your passion and your products are in alignment.
  • Jobs for MBA Grads

    Publish Date: Jun 18, 2009

    Analysts work to determine opportunities and potential problems. They are key to the finance industry.
  • Resources for Entrepreneurs

    Publish Date: Jun 18, 2009

    Knowledge is power. You need to find out what people are talking about, what people are searching about, what people are blogging about...
  • What Is the Job Outlook for Marketers?

    Publish Date: Jun 18, 2009

    Marketing managers identify markets and competitors, analyze their position, target appropriate markets, position what they are selling, devise marketing strategies, create goals, budget judiciously, implement their marketing plans, and measure results.
  • What Skills Do Managers Need to Have?

    Publish Date: Jun 18, 2009

    Managers need to know what is really happening in order to evaluate results and performance, team effectiveness, and other key business measurables.