Whether you’re a CEO, a psychologist, or a TV meteorologist, the COVID-19 pandemic has likely forced you to make the abrupt switch from the familiar comfort of a traditional office to the rewards and challenges of working from home.Continue Reading
Hartford Business Journal – On a recent weekday afternoon in February, graduate students from UConn’s business school met with nearly a dozen major employers at the college’s downtown Hartford campus, but there was something unusual about this career fair.
That was one of the powerful messages shared by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Co-President George Barrios ’87, ’89 MBA, one of the keynote speakers at the Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference in Stamford, Conn.Continue Reading
Management Ph.D. candidate Semin Park, already a stand-out for having her research published in a top-tier journal, has won two more awards, including recognition from a national professional society.Continue Reading
Professor Lucy Gilson, the head of the management department at the School of Business, has been named a Fellow of the Southern Management Association (SMA). The SMA is an affiliate of the Academy of Management and membership consists of more than 1,000 management professors, doctoral students and executives. Election to the Fellowship is based on scholarly achievements, service to the organization, and a history of contribution to the organization.
UConn Revamps Family Business Program, Offers Bootcamp, Summer Internship Program to Help Multi-Generational Companies Thrive
Ask Julie Paine-Miller, vice president of Paine’s Inc. Recycling and Rubbish Removal, what it is like to be employed in a family-owned business, and she will share that some of her fondest childhood memories involve riding in her family’s garbage trucks.
“I have a deep-seated love for trash!,” Paine-Miller said with a laugh. “I have memories of being around the trucks from the time I was a little girl.”Continue Reading