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.
You spend almost half your waking hours at work, writes Career Coach LaBarre Spence. Wouldn't it be great to actually love your job?
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.
Sports Industry isn't just winning and losing – it’s a business. The Minnesota Wild front office PR staff member, Ryan Stanzel, gave us a better insight from an NHL perspective.
As a recruiter with connection to many successful career stories, guest blogger Laura King offers a few insights on the topic of doing what you love.
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.
Congressman Keith Ellison spoke to a crowd of more than 60 future graduate students at the Learners to Leaders Leadership Summit on campus last weekend. The leaders of today face problems they don't yet know how to solve, he said. The solutions are going to come from today’s college and graduate students.
This has been “The Winter of Our Discontent,” writes professor Dave Brennan in an examination of how weather impacts consumers, retailers and the economy.
The differing perspectives that Evening UST MBA student Travis Bezella gained while studying abroad shed new light "on what I believed I knew about business being truly global." Many of these interactions challenged him to consider his MBA experience, as well as his career, in a completely new light.
India has a lot to teach the rest of the world, writes Pleasant Radford, Jr. in a reflection on his study abroad trip there this J-Term. We must be willing to listen, observe, and appreciate the beauty in its “managed chaos.”
Attending your first interview can be a nerve-wracking experience, so here are five golden rules to help reduce your anxiety levels.
Drew Kniffin ’09 M.B.A., and Chris Rupp ’06 M.B.A. talk about their time in the UST MBA and how it’s translated to the successes they've found working with international audiences.
The long running game show “Family Feud” has long made entertainment out of survey data, writes Mike Porter. The problem facing business researchers: too many surveys.
Laurel Street Flowers in St. Paul, owned by Sue Wagner, a 23 year St. Thomas employee before getting into the floral business, will sell 850 of the 196,000,000 roses produced for Valentine’s Day.
Perhaps it's just a buzzword that will fade with time or maybe it's the next phase of a movement that has been and will continue to change workplaces, inspiring women and men to go after their dreams and “lean in” to their passions.
As one lecturer put it, “2015 is a crucible for the global risk management community. (Yes, there is such a thing!) Both of these major events are being held in volatile areas of the world and the demands for risk managing them are higher than I have ever seen.”
Bandy, a fast paced high scoring cross between soccer and ice hockey popular in the Twin Cities, Sweden, and Russia attempted to bid its way into the Sochi Olympic Games.
Working in a multi-generational office can be challenging writes Jess Bauer, but no matter your generation everyone wants: respect, transparency, an open door policy, a sense of purpose and integrity.
How can you learn about MBA and other graduate programs at UST in a way that both maximizes your time and delivers value? The UST MBA Forum on Wednesday, February 12 was designed with these factors in mind.
The Schulze School of Entrepreneurship is giving all students at St. Thomas inspiration during this first week of class. In just the last two weeks, here’s what’s being said in the local and national media about our entrepreneurs.
In preparation for the Olympic games, host cities build at a rate that would typically take years to achieve. Few host nations have been successful in creating development that will benefit the country after the fanfare has left town. Jessica Kluntz asks, will the case be the same for Sochi?
As a convener of leaders, a curator of forward thinking content and an incubator for what’s new and what’s next, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion is always looking for what will challenge participants to see and prepare for a different future, writes Steve Humerickhouse.