Amanda Ware

Career Development Specialist

Amanda Ware

Amanda Ware is the Finance and Management Information Systems Career Development Specialist at the Rockwell Career Center in the Bauer College of Business. Amanda has worked in higher education since 2007 in multiple roles including Career Counselor, Academic Advisor, and Administrative Assistant. Amanda received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Texas A&M University and a Master of Arts in Counseling from St. Edwards University.

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12 Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer in a Financial Analyst Interview (Plus Examples!)

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Are you applying for a position as a financial analyst? Interviewing for a job can be stressful, but being prepared for the experience can go a long way toward making you feel confident and on top of your game. That …

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6 Steps to Making a Financial Analyst Resume That Will Stand Out From the Competition

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Financial analyst is a very common first job in finance, and the position can have a range of duties depending on the industry or company. Many financial analysts work in the investment world, analyzing potential or current investments and reporting …

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10 Common IT Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

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It’s easy to get excited about the job prospects for Information Technology (IT) professionals. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected a 12% growth rate in IT jobs between 2018 and 2028, which translates to more than 545,000 new positions. …

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11 Great Careers for Anyone Interested in Finance

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You might think you have a good idea of what the finance industry looks like even if you’ve never worked in it. Maybe you picture people in suits on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shouting numbers or …

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Virtual Work Programs with InsideSherpa

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InsideSherpa is a Virtual Work Experience Program that is free for students.

What is a Virtual Work Experience Program?

In the Virtual Work Experience Program, you will complete a simulation of the work done at some of the world’s top …

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Data Analytics

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What is data analytics?

Investopedia defines data analytics as “the science of analyzing raw data in order to make conclusions about that information. Many of the techniques and processes of data analytics have been automated into mechanical processes and algorithms …

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Technical Consulting Case Interviews

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Many companies that recruit here at Bauer, including the IT consulting firms, have a case interview that is a crucial part of the interview process. Learning how to ace a case interview takes time and you should start preparing as …

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IT Audit

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What is IT Audit?

Protiviti defines “IT audit” as the process of collecting and evaluating evidence of the management of controls over an organization’s information systems, practices, controls and operations. An IT audit determines whether set IT controls are safeguarding …

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Technical Skills Companies are Asking for

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Want to beef up the skills section on your resume to make you more marketable to employers? Consider learning the following technologies.

Power BI       

Power BI is a business analytics tool developed by Microsoft. With Power BI you are able …

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MIS Résumé Tips

MIS Résumé Tips

Make it Technical

While employers are looking for soft skills like teamwork and communication, they are hiring MIS majors for their technical abilities. Make sure you include your technical skills in the skills section on your résumé. It is even …

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