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Behind every well-oiled and effective compliance program is an exemplary compliance analyst. (Probably more than one.) Compliance analysts safeguard organizations against lawsuits, steep fines, and PR nightmares by ensuring they comply with all internal and external regulations. Roles for complian...

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According to Merriam-Webster, one definition of compliance is “conformity in fulfilling official requirements.”1 But it takes more than five words to adequately define “what is compliance” in the corporate world.

What is corporate compliance and why does it exist?

In the United States, a bev...

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As businesses encounter new government regulations and changing policies, the need for compliance professionals has never been greater. Companies in industries ranging from finance to health care to technology need savvy compliance experts to ensure they comply with all internal and external regul...

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In today’s business world, corporate ethics and accountability are front and center. In an era of massive data breaches, rampant workplace crime (costing U.S. businesses $50 billion per year),1 and stricter regulatory enforcement that comes along with these issues, the need for compliance officers...

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Count to eight.

That’s about how much time you have to make a favorable impression with your resume. A recent study found recruiters spend just 7.4 seconds scanning your information on an initial pass.1

It can be daunting trying to pack your academic background, professional accomplishments, te...

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Count to eight.

That’s about how much time you have to make a favorable impression with your resume. A recent study found recruiters spend just 7.4 seconds scanning your information on an initial pass.1

It can be daunting trying to pack your academic background, professional accomplishments, te...

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Anatomy of a Great Recommendation Letter: The Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How

When you’re applying for a new job, at some point in the process you’ll have to provide your potential new employer with a list of references they can contact to determine if you are as proficient as your work exper...

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Regardless of your academic background, writing a strong personal essay that communicates your desired learning goals and envisioned career outcomes is something that students often struggle with.

Without an established writing process, students can feel overwhelmed or lost when they have to wri...

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A Closer Look at the Online Learning Experience

In the last decade, online learning has made tremendous strides. The number of students taking online education courses has grown steadily since 2002, even despite a decrease in higher education enrollment overall.1 Technology has given millions th...

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If you’re considering graduate school, chances are you have dollar signs rolling around in your mind. While cost isn’t the only consideration in choosing where—or if—you can enroll in graduate school, it’s often a driving factor for prospective students.

Tuition reimbursement from your employer is...

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