May 14

How can you boost your resilience during a pandemic?

In the last month, our lives have drastically changed. We are no longer enjoying comforts we often take for granted: stability, routine, relative certainty, and, in some cases, financial viability. We are exposed to constantly changing information and guidelines that quite literally involve life and death. Some of us are finding ourselves continually overwhelmed by … Continued

May 13

Advice from an old dog learning new tricks

As a baby boomer, I’d like to share a few insights on the topic of coping with quarantine and working from home. I feel for all our students who have been displaced, have had their lives upended, been required to alter their educational and personal lives in so many ways — and in many cases … Continued

Apr 28

Kerrie Rogers Engle: Patterns Manager

7 Questions with a Spartan Kerrie Rogers Engle is a Patterns Manager for Lee Mens at Kontoor Brands, Inc., having earned both her MBA (‘18) and her BS in Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies (‘11) from UNCG. 1. What do you love most about your job? I’m coming up on my 7 year anniversary with … Continued

Apr 23

Take heart: I’m a burden right now and so are you

I have something of a confession to make: being waited on and cared for by others makes me extremely uncomfortable. Before you cast judgment on me, I want to make it perfectly clear that I love being the one who’s taking care of others, which, frankly, works out great at home since my wife’s love … Continued

Apr 16

Taking the fear out of online learning

Cackling witches, shuffling zombies, eerie ghosts, online classes… Wait, what? Online learning is nothing to be afraid of! Here are a few reasons why. Instructor Support Forget sitting by yourself on a dark, stormy night with no one to hear you ask for help. That would spook us, too! In an online course, you’re not … Continued

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

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