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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.

July 29, 2016

5 Challenges Facing Criminal Justice Professionals Right Now

Explore the biggest challenges facing criminal justice professionals right now.


July 22, 2016

3 Ways to Prevent Crime with Technology

Here are three ways technology is helping law enforcement and justice professionals stay ones step ahead of criminals.


July 19, 2016

7 Tips for Becoming an Effective Networker

Knowing how to effectively network is key to building professional relationships. But where do you start? Here are seven tips to help you build and maintain your connections.


June 21, 2016

Why This Alum Decided to Earn His Master's Degree in Computer Science

Alum Rick Keilty, senior software engineer at HourlyNerd, explains why he enrolled in Northeastern's Master of Science in Computer Science program and what the degree did for his career.


June 15, 2016

Master’s Degree Comparison: Sports Leadership vs. Sports Management

What's the difference between sports leadership and sports management? Northeastern associate teaching professor Robert Prior breaks it down.


June 11, 2016

5 Leadership Skills to Learn from NFL Coaches

Robert M. Prior, EdD, a faculty member in the MS in Sports Leadership and MS in Leadership programs, shares five leadership lessons professionals can learn from successful NFL coaches.


June 8, 2016

Faculty Insights: What Do Employers Look for in a New Candidate?

How do you get the attention of a hiring manager in your search for a new job? Learn more from Northeastern Assistant Teaching Professor Patty Goodman.


May 26, 2016

How You Can Use Geographic Information Technology

As associate teaching professor Cordula Robinson points out, you are probably using geographic information technology without even realizing it.


May 24, 2016

5 Practices of Exemplary Leaders

How can the "Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership" apply to every kind of leader? Assistant Teaching Professor Teresa Goode explains.


May 13, 2016

How Much Data is Produced Every Day?

Research shows more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are produced each day. By 2020, 1.7MB of data will be created every second for every person on earth.