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Metro: "The job hunt just got easier for college grads"

03/04/2016

Metro: "The job hunt just got easier for college grads"

. . . Career services can be a huge help for recent graduates looking for employment. Career counselors have the resources to tap into alumni networks, and they receive job offers daily for students and alumni. If full-time jobs seem hard to come by, make an appointment with the next available career counselor at your university ASAP. “Our advice: start early,” says Helene Cruz, director of career counseling at Pace University.

Read more: http://www.metro.us/lifestyle/the-job-hunt-just-got-easier-for-college-grads/zsJpcd---qr3obq8MPgQU/

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Westchester County Business Journal: "Age-old profession of accounting changing with the economy"

03/04/2016

Westchester County Business Journal: "Age-old profession of accounting changing with the economy"

. . . The perception of desirability and loyalty to the old-guard of corporations is waning and being replaced with the innovative spirit of the entrepreneur, said Bruce Bachenheimer, clinical professor of management at Pace University and executive director of the school’s entrepreneurship lab.

“A very large percentage of students say they are interested in starting their own company or working at a startup as opposed to the previous generation before, where the goal was to get a job with a big name company,” he said. “Partially that is because of all the changes we have seen in the economy, but also these students have seen their parents laid-off and unemployed and looking for other work, so I think there has been a shift in the mentality.”

In the world of entrepreneurs, the role of accounting has moved beyond bookkeeping to one of critical importance as a strategic role in a company’s positioning for future growth, he said.

Startups looking to raise outside funds from angel and venture investors or who have their eyes on going public or being acquired must manage their books in a tactical way from the get-go, he said.

“The last thing you want to do when you are looking to raise angel money, venture capital money and then ultimately to be acquired or to do an IPO is to have backwards books where you really didn’t know what you were doing and kept a bunch of receipts in a shoebox,” he said.

Read more: http://westfaironline.com/77871/age-old-profession-of-accounting-changing-with-the-economy/

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Islam Channel: "The FBI case against Apple"

03/04/2016

Islam Channel: "The FBI case against Apple"

Darren Hayes, Assistant Professor and Director of Cybersecurity at Pace University’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, appeared on the Islam Channel to discuss the FBI case against Apple.

Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlG1ZvjyxfY&feature=youtu.be

 

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La Opinión: "La ‘crisis Trump’ sacude al partido republicano y hace dudar de su futuro"

03/04/2016

La Opinión: "La ‘crisis Trump’ sacude al partido republicano y hace dudar de su futuro"

Activistas republicanos, organizadores y los electores se reúnieron hoy en la Conferencia de Acción Política Conservadora en un momento crítico para el Partido Republicano. Mientras Donald Trump marcha hacia la nominación presidencial el Partido Republicano considerar si debe -o puede- intentar detenerlo. / AFP / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

. . . La profesora Jessica Lavariega-Monforti, directora del departamento de ciencias políticas de la Universidad Pace en Nueva York, dijo que esto es el resultado de 20 años de posturas antigobierno, antiestablecimiento y antidiversidad, que hasta ahora sirvieron al partido republicano para atraer el voto de quienes hoy apoyan a Trump.

El partido está en crisis. Cuando tu base de votantes quieren a un candidato que el liderazgo no quiere, esto es lo que pasa. Pero esta es la consecuencia de lo que ellos han venido vendiendo durante muchos años y lo más gracioso es que se hacen los sorprendidos”, dijo Lavariega-Monforti.

Lavariega Monforti agrega que “no es mucho lo que pueden hacer”, dijo Trump logra los delegados necesarios para ganar.

http://www.laopinion.com/2016/03/03/la-crisis-trump-sacude-al-partido-republicano-y-hace-dudar-de-su-futuro/

 

 

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La Opinión: "Hillary usa miedo a Trump para recabar fondos entre partidarios"

03/04/2016

La Opinión: "Hillary usa miedo a Trump para recabar fondos entre partidarios"

Hillary Clinton y el DNC han estado ocupados usando a Trump para definir a la totalidad del partido republicano.

. . . El fantasma de Trump como presidente puede resultar útil para los demócratas en noviembre para sacar a sus votantes a las urnas, dijo la profesora Jessica Lavariega-Monforti, directora del departamento de ciencias políticas de la Universidad Pace en Nueva York.

Mucho se ha hablado en los últimos días sobre el mayor entusiasmo que existe entre los votantes republicanos, que están batiendo récords de asistencia a las urnas. Y aunque en el lado demócrata hay entusiasmo por los dos precandidatos dentro de sus filas, hasta ahora los números demócratas han bajado en todos los estados que han votado excepto en las asambleas de Colorado.

“Si yo estuviera aconsejando a los demócratas, particularmente a Clinton, les diría que les conviene que Trump sea su contrincante”, dijo la profesora. “Trump es el único precandidato que tiene una imagen más desfavorable que ella entre el público en general. Para ella sería más difícil ir contra Cruz o Rubio”.

http://www.laopinion.com/2016/03/03/hillary-usa-miedo-a-trump-para-recabar-fondos-entre-partidarios/

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Monster: "How to make sure your internship ends with a full-time job"

03/03/2016

Monster: "How to make sure your internship ends with a full-time job"

Solicit feedback from your boss

Many managers are uncomfortable providing feedback to interns. But you’ll need input from your manager to improve your skills and prove you’re worth hiring, says Larry Chiagouris, a marketing professor at Pace University and author of The Secret to Getting a Job after College: Marketing Tactics to Turn Degrees into Dollars.

Make the situation less awkward for your boss by taking the lead. Say: “I want you to know that I have thick skin. I’m here to learn and improve, so please never feel uncomfortable giving me constructive criticism.”

Moreover, ask your manager for a midterm performance evaluation to identify your strengths and weaknesses, and take the opportunity to highlight your achievements thus far. “Don’t rely on your boss to keep track of your accomplishments,” says Mark Lyden, author of College Students: Do This! Get Hired!.

Step outside your department

Don’t limit your interactions to only your direct supervisor and immediate peers. “Your particular boss may not have the power to offer you a job when the internship ends, but a manager in another part of the company may be able to hire you,” says Chiagouris.

Meet other hiring managers by requesting informational interviews (e.g., “Do you have a spare half hour for me to stop by and learn more about what your team does?”). You’ll gain institutional knowledge, gain visibility and begin building meaningful relationships. Granted, your fellow interns may be meeting with the same people, but Chiagouris says you can leave a more lasting impression with a simple trick: “Get your own business cards. The company probably won’t give them to you as an intern, but you need to have your own cards and hand them out to people so that you can maintain communication and show you’re already a professional.”

Additionally, volunteer days, company softball games and happy hours make for great casual settings to meet employees you wouldn’t normally be exposed to, says Chiagouris, so keep your eye on the company newsletter so that you can take advantage of these events.

Read more: http://www.monster.com/career-start/a/how-to-make-sure-your-internship-ends-with-a-full-time-job?re=swoop

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Financial Times: "Trump closes in on Republican nomination"

03/02/2016

Financial Times: "Trump closes in on Republican nomination"

. . . David Caputo, president emeritus of Pace University, said Mr Trump was increasingly using presidential symbols, from news conferences — instead of campaign rallies — to the US flags that adorned his Tuesday event to his plane, which Mr Rubio has mocked as “Hair Force One”, in a play on the presidential aircraft. Mr Caputo said March 15, when Florida and Ohio vote, was “likely to be last chance to slow or stop Trump”.

Read more: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/657fb278-e09b-11e5-9217-6ae3733a2cd1.html#axzz41m1OyRYh

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Forbes: "Success By The Numbers: An Interview With Investopedia CEO David Siegel"

03/02/2016

Forbes: "Success By The Numbers: An Interview With Investopedia CEO David Siegel"

. . . "I’m teaching an Entrepreneurship & Venture Initiation class at Pace University this Spring," said David Siegel, CEO of Investopedia. "I’ve had many conversations with my millennial students about the value of working first and becoming an entrepreneur later. There are 3 key arguments:

•             One, make mistakes on someone else’s dime before you’re on your own.

•             Two, there is huge value to networking and building relationships with colleagues who can be entrepreneurial partners in the future.

•             Three, if working allows an individual to save dollars and be less beholden to outside investors, then the entrepreneur will maintain greater autonomy – which is at the core of nearly every entrepreneur’s motivations. The best path for an Entrepreneur is to work as an Intrapeneur, within a company, with the right culture that is aligned with his or her priorities.

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/dansimon/2016/02/29/success-by-the-numbers-q...

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New York Daily News: "Donald Trump leads Republican field on the eve of Super Tuesday primaries"

03/01/2016

New York Daily News: "Donald Trump leads Republican field on the eve of Super Tuesday primaries"

Donald Trump could win Virginia Tuesday — as well as Georgia, Massachusetts, Alabama, Vermont, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Alaska. Photo: CHRIS KEANE/REUTERS

. . . "March 1st is likely to mark the beginning of the end of the Republican nominating process. With more than 500 delegates at stake, it is imperative that either Marco Rubio or Ted Cruz make concerted gains against Donald Trump or the Trump lead will only increase in subsequent nominating contests," David Caputo, president emeritus and professor of Political Science at Pace University, told The News in an email.

"For Donald Trump, March 1 provides the opportunity to gain a commanding delegate lead and have between one-third and one-half of the delegates he needs," Caputo said. "This may be the last and only chance that Trump's opposition has to cut into his lead."

But Caputo also suggested that party leaders, scared silly over the prospects of Trump as their candidate, could try to "deny him a majority of the delegates between now and the convention and permit the convention to decide who will be the nominee."

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/donald-trump-poised-huge-super-...

 

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USA TODAY: "Bernie Sanders campaigns in Minneapolis, Massachusetts ahead of Super Tuesday"

03/01/2016

USA TODAY: "Bernie Sanders campaigns in Minneapolis, Massachusetts ahead of Super Tuesday"

(Photo: Jacquelyn Martin, AP)

. . . Democrats’ practice of awarding delegates in proportion to the vote in each state could extend the primary battle through the last contest in June, said David Caputo, a political science professor at New York’s Pace University. But unless Sanders can erode Clinton's edge with minority voters, he’ll have a hard time matching her delegate count, he said.

“Without at least 60% of the delegates awarded on Super Tuesday, it will be difficult for Sanders to have a path to the nomination and there will be increasing pressure on him to drop out,” Caputo said.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/02/29/bernie-...

 

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