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Dr. Kohut: Providing Feedback and the Multigenerational Workplace

   March 21, 2017
Blog post by Dr. Gary Kohut One of the most important – yet challenging – skills an effective leader can hone is the ability to give effective feedback. Whether in formal evaluations or casual check-ins, feedback is essential to your team’s development and improvement. It reflects effective listening, motivates employees, serves as a tool for continued learning, and helps build engagement.

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U.S. News ranks UNC Charlotte’s part-time MBA #42 nationally

   March 14, 2017
UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business achieved its highest ranking to date in the part-time MBA rankings by U.S. News and World Report, placing No. 42 among all business schools nationwide. The Belk College’s part-time MBA jumped 17 spots over last year in the 2018 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings released Tuesday. UNC Charlotte tied at No. 42 with Purdue University, Boston University and The...

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Developing your personal brand as a millennial

   March 6, 2017
While navigating the murky waters of career development, being able to express one’s personal brand is important. Millennial job seekers need to ask themselves, “What sets me apart?” This differentiation piece is vital. Thinking that you’re too early in your career to have a personal brand is a mistake. In fact, most millennials are already marketing themselves, whether they know it or not.

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Roger Ferguson with Business Honors Program students at the CEO Speaker Series

TIAA leader presents spring 2017 CEO Speaker Series

   February 9, 2017
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., the president and CEO of TIAA, answered students’ questions about leadership, professional development and financial services during the spring 2017 Belk College of Business CEO Speaker Series on Feb. 1 at UNC Charlotte. (View photos from the spring 2017 CEO Speaker Series). More than 500 students and guests attended the event at the Popp Martin Student Union to hear from...

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Career growth depends on your network

   January 6, 2017
At a certain point in your career, you develop your own philosophy and strategies for professional growth. Those who are lucky enough know the path they want to take right away, while others (the majority of us) are more likely to take longer to figure it out. My own strategy for career growth began to solidify about five years into my career. I was 25 years old at the time and I had just co-...

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Five career-growth tips for millennials

   December 12, 2016
Having spent 15 years in the workplace, I can relate to why many millennials are dispirited. It can be discouraging to be constantly decrypting age-old industry jargon, navigating through intricate layers of organizational hierarchy, fending off stereotypes about your generation and attempting to make sense of organizational politics. Some millennials have found, despite persistent late hours at...

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​How to succeed as a millennial woman in business

   October 14, 2016
I had the opportunity to attend the recent #NextGenCLT event and I was not disappointed. As a woman millennial finishing my dissertation and studying business, I was excited to hear the four female panelists discuss strategies for success and how to take advantage of opportunities for growth for millennial women in business. The discussion was multifaceted, thoughtful, and sparked future...

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Five honored at first Belk College Alumni Awards

   October 13, 2016
As part of UNC Charlotte’s Homecoming celebrations, the Belk College of Business honored five alumni and friends for their accomplishments, service and dedication to the college today during its first Alumni Awards.

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Leticia Foster is a marketing professional at Sealed Air and an MBA graduate of the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte featured in Faces of Belk College.

Alumna: What it means to be a millennial woman in business

   October 7, 2016
Millennials are a “hot” topic in today’s business world. Though the exact demographics have been debated, some define millennials as those born between 1980 and 2000. Within this 20-year span, I barely make the cut. Yet there is a part of me that is a part of every millennial. This unique generation has changed how and what we expect our voice to influence, how we interact with consumer brands,...

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MBA alumna shares 3 tips for women interested in STEM careers

   September 21, 2016
It has been a very interesting journey for me as a leader in the renewable energy industry. I love what I do for many reasons. First, I’m working in an exciting industry that is growing and developing. The growing support and acceptance of renewable energy within our community is very encouraging. Unlike with fossil fuels, there are several challenges of integrating these variable resources...

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