Social Intelligence is the ability to get along with others and the ability to get them to cooperate with you, and the great news is that your SI level can be improved.
You might not think it to be the case after last month's news of layoffs at Target, but things are actually looking pretty good for job seekers in Minnesota.
Breaking into the health care space can be especially difficult for communication practitioners. After a lengthy focus group with those in the trenches at a major device manufacturer, a tentative structure for a degree that would significantly lower that hurdle emerged.
Did you know St. Thomas has a thriving Table Top Game Club? It does! And senior Vito Sauro is its president. Meet Sauro, the latest Tommie to be profiled as part of Carol Bruess’ Humans of St. Thomas series, in The Scroll.
St. Thomas' English Department is holding an event to celebrate Lon Otto, who taught 40 years before retiring last year. The event will take place 6-9 p.m. in Terrence Murphy Hall, Thornton Auditorium (Room 260).
Blended program allows part-time students to earn advanced degree in one year.
With continued news of layoffs and organizational changes all around us, we don’t often hear the stories of those who made a choice to leave a stable job because it was what they needed at the time or their current position was no longer a good fit.
Alumnus Sean Higgins suggests 3 questions to ask when considering an MBA.
As an MBA alumnus, Susie Eckstein could explain the value of an MBA from the perspective of an accountant, economist or marketer but she would rather approach the question from the value of the intangibles.
Senior Alyssa Adkins explores her role in helping students navigate the "joyful, messy transitions of college" as a writing mentor in UST's Center for Writing.
“Among chief executives of S&P 1500 firms, for each woman, there are four men named John, Robert, William or James.” Lisa Guyott wonders, what accounts for this?
Photographer Mike Ekern '02 and some Tommie baseball players light paint their way to this year's promo photos.
What can Trader Joe’s teach us about disruptive innovation to the health care industry?
Earlier this month, readers met St. Thomas junior Nick Jordan in a Humans of St. Thomas Scroll, and also learned about his friend and classmate Nyasia Arradondo. She is so interesting that Scroll correspondents Carol Bruess and Meredith Heneghan felt compelled to write a separate Scroll about her.
Even well-seasoned spokespeople have a tendency to approach interviews like startled geese, writes Dr. Michael C. Porter, APR.
March 17 and 18 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, experts will guide you through improving your résumé, giving a compelling elevator pitch, preparing for interviews and successful job search strategies.
The Opus College of Business was proud to sponsor the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's 2015 40 Under 40. These are high-achievers who have launched companies and rebuilt them; they lead our cities; they've shaped and saved lives.
International students will face challenges when it comes to finding permanent employment in the U.S. And employers are hesitant to pursue foreign national students for internships and full time positions. The uncertainties can be overwhelming.
Now more than ever organizations are committed to offering their employees something more than a place to put in the time and collect a paycheck. Anytime Fitness is no different, explained Chuck Runyon, Anytime's Co-founder and CEO at our recent Master's Pub.
Carol Bruess went fishing for her next Humans of St. Thomas feature and found NJ, a “crazy-cool” student and budding songwriter who “spreads kindness and love with intention.” She also provides the first-ever music link in the Scroll featuring the debut of NJ’s catchy, soulful single “Old School.”
Sales and marketing: this inter-functional relationship is problematic and fraught with misunderstanding, distrust, and conflict. "No matter where you are at in dealing with this issue, it is important to note that there is a solution to this problem," says Professor Avinash Malshe.
"Our ethical lives can’t just be molded in our classrooms or through gaining the knowledge of what not to do. An ethical individual – an ethical business person – is crafted through attentive and active charity."
The Opus College of Business recently hosted Career Insights: What Recruiters Want to help those searching for their first job or their next challenge find out how to best present themselves to recruiters
On a frigid afternoon in February 1986, civil rights activist Rosa Parks visited St. Thomas, sharing a hopeful message of peace and equality.
While there has yet to be a single definition that encompasses the totality of leadership, we do know that the majority of leaders share certain characteristics. Leaders are responsible for effectiveness. Leaders must be charismatic. Leaders are obligated to provide and maintain momentum. Leaders must offer perspective and be key in developing, expressing and defending values.