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Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

Getting your LinkedIn profile to stand out is not always an easy task. Sometimes it’s hard to know where to even start. Megan O’Meara, recruiter at LinkedIn, offered tips and tricks to help alumni and students rock their profile in the…

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June 23, 2020

Leadership development in volatile times | Alumni lunch and learn webinar

Volatile contexts, like a global pandemic, can be challenging. But research shows these types of situations can help create leaders that are strong and more effective on the other side. In the fourth Lunch & Learn w/Foster, principal lecturer Christina…

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May 22, 2020

Mindfulness meditation in the workplace | Alumni lunch and learn webinar

Mindfulness meditation is the practice of cultivating awareness of the present moment. Research shows it can reduce negative emotions, depression and anxiety while increasing psychological functioning. This practice can be particularly helpful for people as they cope with the uncertainty…

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May 5, 2020

Foster panel examines economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic

“There’s no such thing as an economic update right now that doesn’t talk about the coronavirus,” offered Chris Mefford (MBA 2002) in his prologue to the UW Foster School’s annual State of the Economy Forum, April 28. The pandemic infected…

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April 30, 2020

Expressing gratitude in tough times | Alumni lunch and learn webinar

The stay at home order can have us focusing on the people and things that make our lives more difficult and less pleasant and forgetting about the things that make life pleasant. A way to help change that mindset is…

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April 22, 2020

Preparing for a potential hospital stay | Alumni lunch and learn webinar

As you might expect, “business as usual” is evolving at the Foster School of Business. In response, the alumni engagement team joined the world of online events and launched Lunch & Learn w/Foster: A Webinar Series. The series kicked off…

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April 15, 2020

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