As a student in the Global OneMBA® Program, Marc Ross (’08) received a first-hand, in-depth look at China and its role in the international economy. Five years later, he is helping ensure that the U.S.-China commercial relationship thrives in his role at the U.S.-China Business Council.
UNC Kenan-Flagler has been a leader in real estate education for 40 years, developing students’ knowledge and technical skills so they can build successful careers in real estate. Today a growing number of women MBA students are attracted to the field – and thriving.
This is the fourth in a series of articles about the Carolina Women in Business annual conference. For companies, a healthy work-life balance results in fewer stolen office supplies, lower turnover rates and improved employee performance. For women in the workforce, it provides the happiness and fulfillment they need to thrive in both their professional and personal roles. It’s clearly a win-win, but actually achieving work-life balance is a challenge.
Experiences from the boardroom: Carolina Women in Business Part 3
This is the third in a series of articles about the Carolina Women in Business annual conference. An “Experiences from the Boardroom” panel provided advice from women who earned a seat in the boardroom and succeeded there.
Wellness in the workplace: Carolina Women in Business Part 2
This is the second in a series of articles about the Carolina Women in Business annual conference. The “Wellness in the Workplace” panel at the eighth annual Carolina Women in Business Conference explored initiatives to create healthier working environments and improve employees’ work-life balance
“Just be yourself” may sound cliché, but for managers looking to train more effective employees, it’s a piece of advice worth incorporating into the orientation process.
This is the first in a series of articles about the Carolina Women in Business annual conference. Highlighting the theme “Unlock Your Potential – Creating Opportunities with Impact,” the eighth annual Carolina Women in Business Conference featured a host of inspiring women who have made significant contributions in the workplace, including Afshan Khan, president and CEO of Women for Women International, and Cynthia Hougum, General Electric Healthcare general manager of the global supply chain life sciences North America.
Jason Kilar (BSBA ’93) credits conviction, passion and the relentless pursuit of innovation to his success as CEO of Hulu.
Alison Wilson, MBA 2013, discusses how a speaker in the family business class inspired both a term paper and a first-time family meeting for her family’s business…
The first in a series of posts about careers in sustainability by Dr. Boutla, co-founder of More Than Money Careers (MTM Careers). UNC Kenan-Flagler has established a strong partnership with MTM Careers to help students get clear, get connected and get hired in sustainability careers. The following is an excerpt from the MTM Careers blog.
UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School honored seven alumni award winners Nov. 2 at the school’s 14th annual Alumni Association Awards ceremony.
Listen to UNC Executive Development’s podcast interview of Jim Shanley or read the interview below. Shanley, partner of The Shanley Group and one of the most recognized global talent Management Practitioners, had a 20 year career with Bank of America where he led a team of over 1,500 professionals.
In today’s post, UNC Kenan-Flagler professor Dave Roberts shares his insight on identifying influence in the workplace and pushing forward new ideas with those who matter.
Editor’s note. This is an executive summary from the Maximizing Millenials in the Workplace white paper from UNC Executive Development.
They are known as Millennials, Gen Y, Gen Next, Echo Boomers, the Baby-on-Board Generation, Screenagers, Facebookers and the MySpace Generation, to name just a few.
UNC Kenan-Flagler alumnus D. Keith Pigues (MBA ’93) recently celebrated his first year as dean of the School of Business and tenured professor of management at North Carolina Central University. Not only is he making an impact in this new role, but his accomplishments and contributions as a business executive, speaker, thought leader and author have been recognized by a variety of organizations including Inc.Magazine, Frost & Sullivan, Canadian Marketing Association,BtoB Magazine, the American Marketing Association and CNBC, just to name a few.
Many people assume that there is no point to conducting a job search over the holiday season. Nothing could be further than the truth!
You may have more opportunity than you think to make sure that your most relevant and impressive skills, attributes and/or accomplishments become part of the job interview conversation.
While many people dread the job interview question that asks where you want to be in your career in 5 years, asking yourself that can boost your career now.
On August 27, several successful real estate professionals, including three Kenan-Flagler alumni, participated in the MBA Career Conference, which featured speakers and panelists from a number of industries who spoke with students about a variety of post-MBA career opportunities. The Real Estate Club organized two well-attended events that introduced students to a number of career paths within the real estate industry.
Before a job interview, build an agenda that includes four or five key skills or attributes that you want your interviewer to learn about you.
If you're "exploring other opportunities," here's how to do it carefully.
In this column you will find suggestions that can help you navigate and deal with our continuing difficult economy and job market.
The days of defining winning by only considering your own P&L are over. Leading B2B companies are focused on making their customers more money than their competitors and getting their fair share.
Despite very real obstacles like corporate cultures that do not promote from within or foster lateral moves, managers who do not recognize additional skills above those utilized on a daily basis or other obstacles, advancing your career doesn’t have to mean leaving your company. Next 20 Stories