Students benefit from early contact with professionals.

“Most of the problems I’ve had, he’s had, too. It was great to talk to somebody who had the challenges—and made it.” Those words from incoming accounting student Muhammad Ramjohn describe his conversation with FIU alumnus Lazaro Alfaro (MACC ’12, BACC ’11) during a “Meet the Employers” networking event on June 15, 2012, part of […]

Dean’s Alumni Circle and Dean’s Council come together to celebrate joint 10th anniversary.

Current and previous members of the College of Business Administration’s Dean’s Alumni Circle and Dean’s Council gathered to toast past accomplishments—with a nod to a shared vision for the future at Florida International University (FIU). The evening spent at The Grove Isle Hotel in Miami provided a welcome opportunity for both groups to reconnect. In […]

It’s not who you know, it’s who knows you, participants at networking workshop learn.

The number of business cards you collect or the length of your email address book doesn’t indicate true connectivity. Rather, business success comes when people know you. That was a key message in the “Networking Rocks: It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You” event held at Florida International University (FIU) on February 9, […]

Everyone is looking: why it’s important to own your online brand.

First impressions make lasting impressions. That is certainly true of the image you project via social media channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter—where colleagues, partners, bosses and clients head to check you out online. No matter your professional or personal path, it makes good business sense to take control of your online image. Recently, […]