Northcentral University to Kick-Start Graduates' Careers with Grants

Eight NCU Students Will Receive $20,000 Grants Upon Degree Completion

Northcentral University will award eight $20,000 NCU Kick-Starter Grants to new students who have applied and started an NCU master’s or doctoral degree program on or before March 28, 2016. The eight scholars selected will attend NCU to the completion of their chosen master’s or doctoral degree and, upon graduation, NCU will present a $20,000 check to be utilized by the recipients in pursuit of kick-starting their dreams.

Tips to Creating a Winning Strategic Plan

One can’t get where they’re going if they don’t know where they are or where they want to be. This is the reason why a strategic plan is so important for your team. It can be used to set priorities, focus energy and resources to ensure everyone is working towards a common goal. A good plan outlines where you are today and where you want to be tomorrow.

4 Types of Corporate Culture

If you’ve interviewed any prospective candidates lately, you may have been asked questions about your organization’s corporate culture. So, what is it?

Listen Your Way to Better Grades

When you study, do you have music playing in the background? You might not know that what you listen to could actually help you learn better.

Top 6 Tips to Cope with the Stress of Being a College Student

Pursuing your advanced degree, working full-time and balancing family obligations can be a challenge. Heather Millward, a 2015 MBA Marketing NCU graduate who works as a Senior Strategic Partnership Manager knows the pressures and offers her Top 6 Tips to Cope with the Stress of Being a College Student.

Q & A with NCU Alum and Author Michael Cohen

NCU recently caught up with Cohen for a quick interview on his book.

How to Set Yourself Apart as an HR Professional

As a premier University, Northcentral University is at the forefront of offering degree programs in high-growth career fields. NCU recently added the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) with a specialization in Human Resources.

Careers in Addiction Therapy

According to Defining the Addiction Treatment Gap, a review of the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and other national data sources, addiction continues to be a huge societal problem. More than 23 million Americans are addicted to alcohol or drugs, or one in 10 people over the age of 12!

Five Ways to Increase Your Klout Score

If you have clout, you have influence and power. If you have “Klout,” however, you wield this power online, and social media metric company, Klout, has a score for you.

Why does a Klout score matter? Simply put, it can help you get hired, it can help you make sales and interact with customers and it can give you credibility in a crowded and loud world.

Top 10 Things to Consider Before Buying a Franchise

You want to be an entrepreneur, but you’re concerned that starting your own company can be risky. Instead, you begin considering buying into a franchise to satisfy your itch for self-employment, while mitigating some of the uncertainty of starting a new company from scratch. Both options have their pluses and minuses.