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.

NCU’s New SCHOOL OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES: Merging Marriage and Family Sciences & Psychology, a Positive Step

In 2015, we developed and implemented many positive developments for our University and students: new regional accreditation, bold new programs and specializations, among other advancements. Now we are proud and excited to announce the birth of our new School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SSBS), a larger School created by the merger of our School of Psychology with our School of Marriage and Family Sciences.

Ten Tips for Launching a Successful Online Business

Today it’s relatively easy to start an online business. However, creating a successful and profitable business is a whole other story.

The online space is crowded. In just 20 years, websites grew from a mere 3,000 in 1994 to more than one billion in 2014!

Six Ways to Implement Positive Change on the Job

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?

How Does Your Emotional Intelligence Stack Up?

As we were growing up, intelligence was always emphasized. It just might, however, be your emotional intelligence (EQ) that separates a good leader from a great leader.

Emotional intelligence is the capacity to be aware of, express and control one’s emotions and to handle interpersonal relationships empathetically.