Career development

Since the Great Recession, there has been a change in hiring patterns for many companies and industries. While a bachelor's degree used to be the standard, many fields — from finance to IT to supply chain management — now consider candidates with specialized master's degrees over and above those with just an undergraduate diploma.

There’s a quote that says, “Success comes before you reach your goal, for it is as simple as taking a step in the right direction.” While the 2016–2017 academic year has just begun, it is off to a successful start.

Although the hiring market for MBA graduates has improved over the past several years to pre-recession levels, the outlook is stronger than it has been since before the recession, according to the GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey.

As my sophomore year comes to an end, it is amazing to look back on how much I have already learned and experienced while studying at ASU and its W. P. Carey School of Business. W. P. Carey is known for being a top business school, but what a lot of people don’t seem to know about are the amazing resources available to you as a business student.

Real estate development is one of the hottest jobs in the U.S., projecting 12 percent growth over the next 10 years. Emerging from the housing bubble and the subsequent recession, development is once again on the upswing.