Mackenthun’s Meats & Deli in St. Bonifacius, population 2300, is a growing small business, with a relatively small local customer base to pull from, with help from the University of St. Thomas Small Business Development Center.
Hard skills can get you hired, but soft skills (or lack thereof) get you fired, notes Career Specialist LaBarre Spence. “Soft skills 2.0” are intellectually easy to understand, yet difficult to find in potential employees.
With tax day little over one week away, we reached out to some of the students in the Master of Science Degree in Accountancy to talk about their recent internship experiences during the busiest time of the year for accountants.
Lenway will return to the Twin Cities where she previously served 21 years at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.
To be successful in any job interview, you must see yourself as a unique product or brand, writes guest blogger Harry Nnoli. To ace an interview, you must see yourself as a unique product that helps the prospective employ solve problems and provides them enduring solutions.
Opportunities often start with a series of connections, or maybe a chance meeting. And so it was that Assistant Dean Bill Woodson ended up representing St. Thomas at the Jackie Robinson Foundation’s annual Leadership Conference in New York.
The 6th annual CEBC Ethics Case Competition served as a qualifier for the 2014 International Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC).
Marine Melin is an Evening UST MBA exchange student from IAE of Caen, France, here to learn about American business culture and practices. We invited her to share some of her insights on the cultural differences she’s experienced while at St. Thomas.
How often do you look in the mirror and assess your skills and abilities? After being in the recruiting industry for almost 18 years, Chris Ohlendorf has found that people who have a good, strong grasp of their own strengths and weaknesses are much more successful overall.
In recent years there has been a marked decline in the respect afforded job candidates, writes Dr. Michael C. Porter, APR. While managers and HR people attempt to be insulated from having to give people bad news, their organizations suffer diminished reputation in the process.
This year’s consumer survey on St. Patrick’s Day, conducted by the National Retail Federation, shows 133 million Americans planned to celebrate. St. Paul bars, restaurants, and small businesses want to maximize the revenue they can create from the holiday, writes Rachel Barton.
We need to be attentive to the impact of globalization on our community, writes Professor Peter Young. The challenges and opportunities this presents must be a subject of attention for any modern business school.
Your résumé must demonstrate that you, as a candidate, have the potential to add value to the employer. With attention to detail and thorough research, your carefully prepared résumé will soon result in your first interview.
Minneapolis has the honor of hosting the Nobel Peace Prize Forum, which seeks to inspire peace making by celebrating the work of Nobel Peace Prize laureates.
A team of UST MBA Students will compete this week to secure $1 million in start-up funding to launch a sustainable social venture. The The Hult Prize is a program committed to launching the next wave of social enterprises by encouraging teams to compete in solving the world’s challenging problems through business.