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Salesmanship: Why the process matters as much as the talent

Assumption College Undergraduate

Ever thought of turning your business degree into a career in sales? Whether it’s passion, people skills, or persuasiveness, the characteristics that make a great salesperson can range widely depending on source. And while personal traits may be a significant factor in determining one’s talent for salesmanship, today’s businesses may be inclined to look beyond […]

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March 2nd, 2016

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The case for professional business associations

Assumption College Undergraduate

Whether you are looking for ways to improve your resume, network, or simply get a taste of what your chosen business field is all about, joining a professional business association is a great tool for professional development and career planning while pursuing your bachelor’s in business. A professional association is generally a nonprofit organization aimed […]

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February 16th, 2016

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Why writing is crucial in business

Assumption College Undergraduate

When Assumption marketing student, Linda Truong started her internship at the Worcester Business Journal, she didn’t anticipate the opportunity to help write almost 40 introductory speeches for an upcoming event. But she gladly assumed the assignment and witnessed weeks of hard work pay off as she watched the event and listened to her words introduce […]

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December 29th, 2015

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Summer Professional Development – for Business Students

Assumption College Undergraduate

This is the fourth of a four-part series identifying ways students across different majors can hone their skills, gain experience and stimulate their minds over the summer months. Whether you’re looking to volunteer, find a full-time job or simply explore a passion, there are so many ways to develop yourself professionally even though class is […]

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June 23rd, 2015

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