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Performance, Continuing Education Key to Success in Financial Field

Mar 12, 2011

To land a job in the finance field – and keep it – is all about performance, local professionals say."Perform well – plain and simple, that's what it is," said Dick Williams, the director of the School of Accountancy at Missouri State University.Many jobs in the finance field require college degrees, but a mere piece of paper won't cut it, according to Williams. Read more >

News-Leader.com
Kathryn Wall
March 12, 2011
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