Marketing and Interviewing: How to use your marketing degree effectively in interviews

Earning a college degree means investing in your future. You are putting stock into your life and your future career path. A bachelor’s degree in marketing can be an excellent way to secure a future with many employment opportunities in a variety of fields. Upon graduation, you will find that marketing graduates have the skills and strengths that are sought after in today’s workplace. Continue reading

Public, Private or Not-For-Profit Accounting Sectors: Which Is Best for You?

Deciding on a career path can offer a sense of relief and excitement as you enter the workforce, whether it is for the first time or a career change mid-life. In many industries, however, making the career choice is only the beginning, and accounting is no different. For those preparing to become an accountant, choosing between the public, private and non-profit sectors may seem much more difficult than understanding the difference between assets and liabilities – and with good reason. Whether you want to provide your services to a wide array of companies, the government and non-profit organizations or work for just one company, considering the job functions, work environment and salary will help during your decision-making process. Continue reading

Father and Son March at College Commencement: Bridging On-Campus and Online Degrees

Kent Van Cleave had a special visitor when he graduated from Linfield College on May 27. His father, Al Van Cleave, also graduated from Linfield and was invited back to his alma mater as a Golden Grad. Fifty-nine years after Al took his commencement walk in the Linfield Oak Grove, the Walla Walla resident marched again, this time with his son. Continue reading