Alumna, Robin Colombin, Building Community in Benin

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A few days before Christmas I touched base with Robin Colombin over a Facebook messenger phone call. Robin (BS ’16, international business, minor in fine art) is stationed with the Peace Corps in rural Benin and traveled two hours to …

By Maria Kuntz
Maria Kuntz Assistant Director, Advancement Marketing Maria Kuntz
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Women Outnumber Men in Small Business Ownership

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It may surprise you to learn that of new businesses formed, a majority of them are women-owned. According to an April 2017 Forbes.com article, while national new-business formation rates were at 9% in 2016, a whopping 45% were women-owned businesses! …

By Grace Goodman
Grace Goodman Assistant Director, Alumni Career & Professional Development Grace Goodman
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Benefits of a Real Estate Career

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How would you like to be able to start your own business without having to spend a lot of money? Well, you can, and no, it isn’t some sort of get rich quick scheme. If you are good at sales …

By Jane Hurst
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Considering a Gig Job? Here’s What You Should Know.

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Gig jobs are those where workers earn money based on the task, or “gig” they complete. Gig workers are typically independent contractors or free-lancers who work part-time, without benefits, sometimes for multiple companies. There has been a lot of buzz …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development
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Moving from Insanity to Strategy on the Job Search—Leveraging Social Media to Land a Job

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“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” Apparently, Einstein knew a thing, or two, about patterns of behavior that don’t serve us well; learning how to break those patterns is another thing.

By Carolyn Sommers
Carolyn Sommers Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development Carolyn Sommers
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