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    TAMID chapter brings business opportunities to students

    The TAMID chapter at Queens College is in its second year and continues to provide real-world business experience to students. The club is open to all applicants and, if accepted, students are given the opportunity to interface with Israeli-based start-ups seeking entry into the United States consumer market. Members of TAMID gain access to a worldwide network of students, companies and business leaders. “TAMID is looking to give its 20 to 25 members the opportunity to consult with real world companies. There are companies doing really cool things in Israel and they want to do business here in the U.S, we are in a unique position to help them do…

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    Business leaders prefer knowledge over college degree

    One-third of business leaders agree, higher education prepares college students with skills to join their business, according to a 2013 Lumina Foundation and Gallup report released on Feb. 25. A business leader, as defined by the report, is an executive from either a small or large business. Candidates applying for fields where they have extensive knowledge are ideal, with 98 percent of business leaders citing it as an important attribute. However, business leaders doubt higher education has given necessary skills to excel in their enterprise. “Though a majority of business leaders favor a candidate with a traditional education over someone with an online education, importantly the amount of knowledge and…