Oct 14

Tiffany Grant: Financial Entrepreneur

7 Questions with a Spartan Owner, Money Talk with Tiff MBA 2018 1. What do you love most about your job? I love being able to help people understand complex financial topics and provide guidance as they work their way to financial independence. The countless DMs, text messages, comments, and phone calls with financial wins makes … Continued

Oct 11

From Intern to Policy Influencer

Justin Larson ’18 PhD is enjoying a career as a research economist at RTI International, an independent nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Larson interned at RTI International from 2016 until 2018, when he completed the doctoral program. Researching International Issues Larson’s research interests are around environmental and energy issues. At RTI … Continued

Oct 11

PhD Opens Door to Global Opportunities

Jonathan Norris ’18 PhD finds inspiration in opportunities to engage in research on topics we care about in everyday life. He currently works as a lecturer at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland where his time is split between research, teaching, and administrative duties. Right now, the bulk of his time allocation goes toward … 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 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

Apr 02

Growing Your Network

What is a professional network? The goal of networking is to build professional relationships and create personal connections.  Building your network is about meeting and establishing mutually-beneficial relationships with other professionals. Professional networking is much more than swapping business cards or connecting on LinkedIn; it is building relationships and developing trust with other professionals. It … Continued

Mar 27

End the Networking Nightmares

 “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”  “Your network is your net worth.” “You’re either networking, or you’re not working.” The half of you reading this who consider yourself extroverts may think networking is no big deal – but I’ll bet you could use some tips on how to network more effectively. The … Continued

Feb 08

An Explorer of Analytics

Ryan Emerson canoed the Mississippi River alone from central Minnesota to New Orleans in 88 days. Three weeks later, he started his Master’s in Applied Economics. It should come as no surprise, then, that Emerson’s current colleagues describe him as motivated and focused. Emerson has developed his own style of work/life balance. When traveling for … Continued

Feb 07

Dressing to Impress

When you show up to your next interview, will your outfit be an asset or a distraction? Dressing to an impress at an interview is about more than just wearing a suit. It’s important to consider the details that could help or hurt your chances to get hired for your dream job. Glynis Bell (MS … Continued

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