Oct 09

Anna Sullivan: Social Media and Marketing

7 Questions with a Spartan BS Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies 2014 Founder, The Creative Exchange 1. What do you love most about your job? I love that I wake up everyday knowing I am pursuing my dream and able to work with people I choose. I run a small company so everyone has to … Continued

Sep 27

You got lost? So what!

A Study Abroad Adventure Begins By Vivian O’BrienJunior marketing major with a minor in economics As the train rumbles towards its final destination, my heart is pumping blood to my legs faster and faster, building up adrenaline as the train comes to a halt. The doors open at a methodically slow pace, and I burst … Continued

Sep 12

How to Party like it’s 1969!

This year marks the Bryan School’s 50th anniversary, and to celebrate we’re planning a throw-back homecoming party beyond anything the Bryan School has seen before! On October 19, the Bryan School will play host to alumni and friends in the EUC Cone Ballrooms with the theme “Party like it’s 1969”. But how do you party … Continued

Aug 30

Eric Durham: Fund Development

Seven Questions with a Spartan BS in Business Administration and BA in Music, 2011Current job: Senior Development Manager, JDRF What do you love most about your job? Creatively brainstorming ways to engage with our corporate partners to find solutions that work best for their company, while also providing an impact on promising Type 1 Diabetes … Continued

Aug 14

The Cost and ROI of Graduate School

If you’re considering a graduate degree, you probably have questions about how you’ll finance your education, and if there will be a good return on your investment. Here are some options and insights to consider as you make your decision. How can I finance my graduate degree? Financial Aid You can apply for federal financial … Continued

May 29

To Whom It May Concern: Letters of Recommendation

Tips on submitting letters of recommendation for graduate school Let’s break this down: Who do I ask? How do they submit? WHO? One of the most common questions I get about the application process is, “Who should write my three letters of recommendation (commonly referred to as ‘LORs’)?” My short answer: Everyone is different! It … Continued

May 23

Life After Graduation

It was May 2011. I had done it. I had earned a college degree! Everyone was proud. One small problem: I had no job. I entered UNCG in 2006 and was certain that, by the autumn of 2010, I’d be in New York counting more money than my parents had ever made. What I didn’t … Continued

May 16

Planning a Career Change

Are you contemplating a career transition? It can be daunting thinking about the best way to approach a job search, even in the incredibly hot job market that we’re in today with unemployment lower than it’s been in years. Here is a five-step framework that can help you with tackling a successful career transition: 1. … Continued

Apr 23

Conducting a Successful Job Search

Classes have been going well, you’ve participated in plenty of professional-development activities, and now you’re ready for the next step – the job search. Like everything else in your college career, you’ll find that your career search will be easier once you’ve found the right resources and created a plan. Here are some tips on … Continued

Apr 05

How to Negotiate Salary

Bryan School alumna Ashlee Wagner ’11, currently a Practice Leader at Charles Aris, shares tips on negotiating salary as part of a job offer. Welcome to Tips from Top Talent – a new series of blogs and video webcasts with top talent from the Bryan School of Business and Economics. Each month an alumna/alumnus will … Continued

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