Apr 07

Andrew Khonje: Supply Chain Finance

7 Questions with a Spartan Andrew Khonje (BS Accounting ’11) is a full-time Senior Financial Analyst for Ralph Lauren. He also works as a part-time Senior Accountant with Carson-Dellosa Education. Earlier this year, he was named to the 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 by the Triad Business Journal. 1. What do you love most … Continued

Mar 05

Discovering Myself Abroad

Vivian O’Brien is a junior marketing major currently spending a year abroad at the Copenhagen Business School. In this month’s blog, she shares what she is learning about how business practices vary in other countries. A very accomplished high school teacher said something to me when I was 17 that I will never forget. She … Continued

Feb 14

3 Questions Every Resume Should Answer

Employers can take as few as 10 seconds to review a resume. This is a lot of pressure to put on one document, considering nearly 98 percent of them are eliminated during the initial screening process. But as daunting as this may sound, job seekers can simplify things by keeping these three questions in mind: … Continued

Feb 14

This trick could set you apart at your next job interview

Could you give an example of a time you faced a conflict while working on a team and how you handled it? How about a time when you had to work closely with someone whose personality was different from your own? These are examples of behavioral questions, and they’re not uncommon during job interviews. Behavioral … Continued

Jan 27

Exploring Business Abroad

Vivian O’Brien is junior marketing major currently spending a year abroad at the Copenhagen Business School. In this month’s blog, she shares what she is learning about how business practices vary in other countries. I have learned a great deal about the small and big differences between business conducted here in Denmark/Europe versus how business … Continued

Nov 18

7 Questions with Catherine Iszard

7 Questions with a Spartan BS in Business Administration ’18Associate Business Development and Marketing Coordinator, NERA Economic Consulting 1. What do you love most about your job? I love the diversity in tasks and responsibilities I have in my job. Every day I work on different projects. From planning a small client dinner to researching … Continued

Nov 04

5 Ways to Thrive as a Study-Abroad Student

By Vivian O’BrienJunior marketing major with a minor in economics Adopting to a new school and its environment may seem daunting, and at times I have felt unsure of how to navigate the Danish system. Lots of research, asking people, and learning-by-doing, I came up with these five tips that I believe can help ease … Continued

Nov 04

Whitney S. Carter: Business Analyst

7 Questions With a Spartan BS Computer Information Systems and Operations Management ’15Business Analyst II, Insurance Industry 1. What do you love most about your job? Problem solving. 2. What’s exciting about the future of your industry/position? Being a part of the different changes within the organization that will improve how we work and becoming … Continued

Oct 22

Gary Keffer: Marketing

Gary KefferMBA 2007Director, Strategic MarketingUniversal Music Group Nashville Pictured with Carrie Underwood at the listening event for her album “Cry Pretty” 1. What do you love most about your job? I love my job. Even with the best job, some days are bonkers. What really makes the job special (and I know it sounds corny, … Continued

Oct 14

International Experiences Fuel Interest in Economics

Global experiences can expand one’s perspective in many ways, and present paths to opportunities previously unforeseen. For Teka Lanahan (BS in Economics, 2019), these experiences are exactly what attracted him to economics. Born in Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia and moving to Asheville, North Carolina in his childhood, he became interested in uncovering the mechanisms behind what … Continued

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