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This Fast Company article “The Top 50 Best Places to Work in the U.S.” could be used by students writing their personal marketing plan. This data comes from anonymous feedback from real employees that was posted at the site Glassdoor.com (a site your students may want to know). The short article gives students the names of some companies and some of the criteria they may want to consider when deciding where to work. Yes, this is another list with Google at the top, but there are some unexpected names — like Quick Trip (a company we have posted about before) and In-and-Out Burger. We have also posted this at Learn the 4 Ps.
File this under interesting factoid that may be of interest to our academic audience. NPR presented an interesting graphic in “What’s Your Major? 4 Decades Of College Degrees, In 1 Graph” (May 9, 2014). Business is still the dominant degree with more than 367,000 degrees conferred in 2011 — over 21% of the market. This is down from a peak of over 25% in the late 1980s.