According to the FBI, the threat of cyber attacks are “incredibly serious—and growing.” Given the scope of modern cyber security threats, today's businesses rely on larger and more sophisticated security teams to keep sensitive data safe. This is true not only for large corporations, but also for small businesses that may seek outsourced assistance from security firms.
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Internships are crucial to career success. Even as an online student, you can take advantage of internship opportunities and be on your way to earning credit, gaining experience, and making connections in your desired industry.
Why should you consider an internship? Here are my top five reasons.
1. You gain experience.
Today’s most critical systems are tightly interwoven within a digital framework. This approach has dramatically improved efficiency, agility, and scalability ... but it also leaves key players vulnerable.
As a native of New England, it always seems that the first hint of spring, whatever it may be — a beautiful sunny day with temperatures hovering around 50 degrees, the disappearance of snow mounds in parking lots, the ability to trade wool coats for sweaters or sweatshirts, even, maybe a robin sighting, if we’re lucky — convinces us that spring is right around the corner.
Complete your bachelor’s degree in business with this online Business Studies degree. Designed for students with an associate degree, this two-year program builds upon previous knowledge and expands upon the analytical, organizational, and critical-thinking skills necessary for success in today’s evolving business world.
These days almost everyone has an online presence. Do you know what your social media accounts say about you?
According to CareerBuilder.com, 70 percent of employers use social media to screen employees before hiring. So how do you make sure that they like what they see? Follow these steps.
As an online student, you are often balancing work, family obligations, health and fitness, and your school work every week. Trying to make all of this fit in your schedule can be incredibly stressful, as I discovered during the four years that I was an online doctoral student at Northeastern University. I graduated with my Ed.D. in 2015, but as I reflect back on my online education experience, I am always struck by how stressed I sometimes felt and often wonder how I got through the program successfully.
As you may well know, my nonprofiteers, putting on a black-tie fundraiser requires extensive planning, strategizing, and stewardship. Don’t let the night of the event spoil your mojo! Anything and everything that happens during your event is a reflection, positive or negative, on your organization and on you.
Having worked in nonprofit operations and fundraising for two decades, I have experienced the good, the bad, and the unbelievable.
To ensure a streamlined and successful event, the following pitfalls can easily be avoided: