When Susan Beatty started her first job at Piper Jaffray, she knew there was something she was missing. A UST MBC filled that void, supplying her with the confidence and skills to succeed as a communications professional in the business world.
Some weather events impact all retail categories, while others have different impacts on different retailers. There isn’t a part of your business that isn’t effected. The big question is: What do you do, how do you plan, and how do you adjust to each situation? Professor Dave Brennan and Creative Kid Stuff CEO Roberta Bonoff will take on the polar vortex at the Intersections in Consumer Behavior event, May 7.
It seems almost unfair to learn to be successful in your career by benefitting from other people’s mistakes, writes Career Specialist LaBarre Spence. But you can learn from those who weren't able to overcome these five faults.
With a tailored "5-Star Points Approach" and well-executed personal SWOT analysis you can position yourself to land that dream job, writes guest blogger Harry Nnoli.
Impact investing, making investments with the intention of generating both measurable social/environmental impact along with a financial return, is growing worldwide. The Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship, Friday, May 2, is the only Minnesota one-day event bringing key national and statewide impact investing leaders together
It will surprise almost no one to learn that the U.S. health care system faces a number of challenges, writes Peter Young, Ph.D. The two most vivid facts being that we spend one and a half times more on health care than any other country, while being far from the top in terms of broad performance measures.
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.
Mike Porter wonders “If you wouldn't mind taking a few minutes to visit this site and provide an evaluation on your experience today.”
Student by night, PR professional by day, Christina Milanowski, social media director and account supervisor at Macabee Public Relations, is working toward her M.B.C.
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.
Prior to joining the Full-time UST MBA program, Rashmi Kandwal spent many years studying and conducting research to earn her Ph.D. in health geographic information systems, focusing on HIV/AIDS in India.
Boeing's stingy treatment of its highly skilled workforce offers a vivid example of how America's new economy has created gaping economic inequalities, writes Hedrick Smith, author of Who Stole the American Dream?, the featured speaker at the 2014 Stakeholder Dialogue.
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.
The Minnesota Cup is now open for applications. The statewide new venture competition, similar to St. Thomas’s Fowler Business Concept Challenge, will accept applications through May 9.
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.
The Opus College of Business is proud to have some of its graduates among the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's 40 under 40 list of business leaders.
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?