2018 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge

Do you have a business idea? Participate in the 2018 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge for a chance to get covered in The Miami Herald and get exposed to potential investors. The Business Plan Challenge is sponsored by Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center. You only need to submit an executive summary (no more than 3 pages […]

Career Resources Round Up

I’m not one to be a gatekeeper. Education and resources need to be accessible, readily available, easy to navigate and applicable. Here are my favorite go-to resources that I refer to clients to learn about themselves, their targeted industries, professional development, career transitions and overall job search strategy. I don’t go to these sites every […]

12 Steps to Writing a Great Resume

Having a hard time finding work? Are you filling out application after application and never landing interviews? Maybe it is time to re-think your resume! Whether you are creating your first resume or looking for a few quick tips to give you an edge over the competition, this guide will provide you with some insight […]

Discover Your Potential with Weyleen Ma ’98, EMBA ‘07

Helping people look and feel their best is the highlight of every day for Weyleen Ma ’98, EMBA ‘07. As a certified image trainer, a fashion expert and a business consultant, Weyleen works with both individuals and businesses to improve communication, confidence, appearance and relationships, both personal and professional. She is the founder and president of […]

The Ultimate Interviewing Resource Guide

Prepping for an upcoming interview can be overwhelming. Interviewing requires work – understanding the position, researching the company, reflecting on your work history and identifying your career goals. There are many great resources readily available online, but sometimes it can be a challenge to figure out what exactly to search for or ask. To make […]

Spring Forward in Your Career with these Professional Development Events!

Spring is in full bloom at FIU and so are your opportunities to connect with professionals, meet new colleagues and alumni in our community and beyond. From workshops to webinars to in person events, there is something for everyone this spring at FIU!   Saturday Workshop Series Join us for two interactive professional development workshops! […]

Aventura Marketing Council invites you to a networking event

  You’re invited to an exciting business expo networking event on Wednesday, March 29! The Aventura Marketing Council (AMC) has garnered accolades and awards for their outstanding networking events, and AMC wants you to join for opportunities to build relationships in the community, expand your network and grow your business. The event is free, with […]

8 Ways to Job Search Over the Holidays

Eggnog. Snowflakes. Resumes. These are a few of my favorite (holiday job searching) things. December is a paradox. With so much to get done, there is also the need to slow down and relax. End of year projects and deadlines are looming. Emails are sent and out-of-office replies are received. This time of year can […]

Re-Union Reflections; Wills, Walls, Wells Webinar

Contributed by Natalie Butto, Management Professor and Workshop Facilitator  It is autumn, which symbolizes transition, and reunion time at many colleges. FIU recently hosted their roaring Reunion week, and I just returned from a Georgetown Hoya Lawya reunion in DC. The anticipation of reunions can spark a variety of feelings including excitement, nostalgia and doubt. […]

How To Direct The Award Winning Movie Called YOU

When Alumni outreach organizers here at FIU reached out to ask if I would be interested in spending time talking with students and Alumni about career and life goals I was flattered. What a great opportunity to share! But then I instantly began wondering, What in the world could I present to this incredibly talented, […]