Industry Advice

When it comes to understanding your preferred industry of interest, it’s important to learn the trends and guidelines from current and former industry professionals. At Northeastern, faculty members regularly answer the question: How do I find industry advice? With real-world experience and expertise, Northeastern faculty members weave real-world experience into the classroom. Here, we’ve compiled advice, articles, and how-to-guides to help guide your path toward learning more about your industry.

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September 12, 2019

EdD vs. PhD in Education: What’s the Difference?

Are you interested in earning your doctorate, but aren’t sure if you should apply for an EdD or a PhD? Let this post be your guide.

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September 4, 2019

Top 5 Leadership Skills for the Workplace of Tomorrow

Leaders of the future will need to master these five new skills in order to be effective. Here’s how to strengthen them today.

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August 29, 2019

Emerging Trends in Regulatory Affairs in 2021

If you want to stay competitive, you need to think ahead of today's trends. Stephen Amato, head of Northeastern's regulatory affairs graduate programs, provides tips on where professionals should be focusing their attention in 2020.

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August 22, 2019

Data-Driven Decision Making: A Primer for Beginners

What is data-driven decision making? Here, we discuss what it means to be data-driven and how to use data to inform organizational decisions.

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August 17, 2019

R vs. Excel: What's the Difference?

R and Excel are both useful data analytics tools, but have distinct functionality. Learn about their unique features and which is the right tool to help you solve your current data analysis problem.

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August 16, 2019

How Much Do Data Analysts Make? Salary, Demand, and Defining Skills of the Industry

Salaries for data analysts are growing. Learn more about what the role entails and how you can set yourself up to meet the demand.

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August 14, 2019

How to Get Into Analytics: 5 Steps to Transition Careers

Considering a career in analytics? Here are 5 steps that you can use to reach your personal and professional goals by breaking into analytics.

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August 12, 2019

7 Essential Skills for Project Managers

Want to be a successful project manager? Here are the top project management skills you need to stand out in the crowd.

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August 9, 2019

4 Steps to Increase Your Salary & Build a Career as a Data Analyst

Looking to boost your earning potential as a data analyst? Here are four steps you can take.

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August 5, 2019

Is a Master’s in Analytics Worth It?

The short answer: “Yes.” The benefits of the degree are enough to set any graduate on a path toward success.

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