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5 Higher Education Trends and What They Mean for Central Ohio’s Workforce

Franklin University Franklin University 5 Higher Education Trends and What They Mean for Central Ohio’s Workforce

Higher education is at an inflection point. Shifting government regulations and expectations for return on investment are just a few of the major factors making waves in the industry. How are higher education institutions responding to this environment and which topics are dominating the conversation? Perhaps most importantly, how will these trends impact the economy […]

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Why a Master’s Degree in Accounting Will Help You Excel in the Columbus Job Market 

Franklin University Franklin University Why a Master’s Degree in Accounting Will Help You Excel in the Columbus Job Market 

Looking for a secure career with plenty of growth opportunities and strong salaries? Accounting is one of the Columbus jobs that meets the bill. Jobs for accountants and auditors in Columbus are expected to grow 6% over the next 10 years.  Combine that job growth with median salaries of $68,819 and an economy in need […]

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Why a Doctorate in Business Administration Will Help Columbus Business Professionals Get Ahead

Franklin University Franklin University Why a Doctorate in Business Administration Will Help Columbus Business Professionals Get Ahead

From industry-leading companies to thriving startups, Columbus is ripe with opportunities for business professionals. The Columbus job market is also increasingly competitive—the result of a combination of low unemployment, slower job growth and wages holding steady rather than increasing. So now more than ever, advancing means setting yourself apart. But how do you do it? […]

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Big Data is Big Business in Columbus—And These Jobs Are On The Rise

Franklin University Franklin University Big Data is Big Business in Columbus—And These Jobs Are On The Rise

Big Data is no longer a trendy phrase. It’s an essential business strategy. Big Data is being used by businesses of all sizes to gain a competitive edge in areas like:  Innovation and product development Advertising and marketing insights Customer acquisition and retention Risk management Operational efficiency  The sheer volume and accessibility of data is […]

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5 Master-Level Careers For Healthcare Professionals in Columbus

Franklin University Franklin University 5 Master-Level Careers For Healthcare Professionals in Columbus

How important is healthcare to the Columbus economy? Consider this: Columbus is home to 45,000 plus healthcare professionals, four major healthcare systems (two of which are ranked as top 10 in the country), leading healthcare suppliers (tech and device manufacturers, like Cardinal Health), nationally-recognized research institutions, and even a few industry disruptors (CoverMyMeds and Beam […]

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The Booming Tech Job-Conomy Happening in Central Ohio 

Franklin University Franklin University The Booming Tech Job-Conomy Happening in Central Ohio 

Columbus is leading the pack of Middle American cities taking over the tech scene. “Unicorn” startups like CoverMyMeds and Root Insurance are disrupting age-old industry business models with technology. Abercrombie and Fitch, Wendy’s and Nationwide Insurance, all with headquarters in Columbus, are integrating technology into every aspect of the customer experience. The city of Columbus […]

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10 Master’s Degrees To Help You Land Top Jobs in Columbus

Franklin University Franklin University 10 Master’s Degrees To Help You Land Top Jobs in Columbus

While many cities in the Midwest continue to face population decline, Columbus is experiencing exciting growth. In fact, we were the only large northern city to grow by more than 10% from 2010 to 2017. As the population increases, our job market is more than keeping pace. From 2013 to 2018, jobs increased by 9.7%, […]

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