USNews.com has an interesting article entitled “10 Things Interviewers Really Want to Know.” The “top ten” point to important characteristics such as teamwork, integrity and motivation. This reinforces my philosophy that it’s the soft skills that make a hard impression! http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2012/03/21/10-things-interviewers-really-want-to-know?s_cid=rss:outside-voices-careers:10-things-interviewers-really-want-to-know
A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education details the monetary value of various college majors. Business is one of the highest paying. Only Engineering and Computer Science have higher salaries. The article provides an interesting graph with details: http://chronicle.com/article/Median-Earnings-by-Major-and/127604/
This picture (left to right) – Stefany Mendez’ ’13 lovely nails, Mike (I’m always this happy) Kowal ’13, Pat (let nothing stain my shirt) Hoey ’15, Stephen (should I raise my pinky while drinking tea) Mack ’13, and Robert (the weather’s fine at this end of the table) Russo ’12.