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Northcentral Insights and Stories

Gloria Turner
Feb 24 2016
For the past six years, Gloria Turner has been an NCU Enrollment Advisor, but soon the PhD in Education candidate hopes to be an NCU professor. Turner, who has her MBA and will graduate in July 2016 with her doctorate degree, was encouraged by the students she advises and other NCU professors to pursue her own PhD. “NCU professors told me that once I had my PhD, I would be surprised at the opportunities that would open up,” said Turner.
Feb 24 2016
Many children dream of growing up and playing professional sports. Most of us will never realize that dream, but there are other avenues to a career in sports. This is exactly what one former high school athlete and NCU graduate did.
Leaders
Jan 25 2016
If you’ve interviewed any prospective candidates lately, you may have been asked questions about your organization’s corporate culture. So, what is it? According to Robert E. Quinn and Kim S. Cameron, at the University of Michigan, there are four types of cultures:
positivity in the workplace
Jan 4 2016
It’s not rocket science to understand that a happy, positive work environment is more pleasant than one filled with gloom, doom and negativity. It’s also not a stretch to think that a positive workplace can help the bottom line. How does a manager implement positive change to create this upbeat corporate culture if it’s not in place now?
Project Management
Dec 31 2015
Over the next decade, project management is slated to grow by more than $6 trillion globally. Clearly, this is a lucrative field with job stability, but how do you know if you have the personality and attributes to maximize this opportunity?

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