Tag Archives: professional development

11 Terrible Workplace Email Blunders

Although it’s been around for more than 20 years, we’re still learning the dos and don’ts of email etiquette. We’ve all received an email that – although silent save for the sound of a mouse click – screamed so loudly to our sense of common courtesy that we wanted to fire back with a combination
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Mystery Shoppers Observe the Good, Bad and Ugly of Customer Service

In Carey Mraz’s Professional Communications course, Globe University students recently got to experience first-hand the variety of customer service they were provided at local businesses through an applied learning project. In the first half of the class, students learned about the importance of nonverbal and verbal communication, which prepared the students for the types of
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Students Learn about Professional Attire on a Budget

Students from two professional communications classes teamed up with Turn Style Consignment for an applied learning project. They competed by putting together professional, interview-appropriate outfits for their professional etiquette unit.   The teams met and received a brief presentation from industry experts where they were able to see a few examples of appropriate professional attire
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Giving Back While Applying Classroom Skills

It’s the season of giving and students in the Professional Communications II class were inspired to support the American Family Children’s Hospital this quarter by coordinating a drive to collect both funds and toys for hospital children in need.  The class worked in committees to tackle public marketing, on-campus marketing and crowdsourcing/fundraising.  Throughout the project,
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Vet Tech Student Applies Professional Communication Skills at Job Shadow

Erin Lynch, a veterinary technology student at Globe University-Woodbury, recently participated in an applied learning project for her Professional Communications class. Erin completed a job shadow at Animal Emergency and Referral Center of Minnesota (AERC). Applied learning is taking the knowledge you have learned in class and applying it in the real world. Applied learning
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4 Tips for Professional Networking in College

College is an ideal time to start building your professional network. While you are completing a degree program, it is important to not only learn industry-specific skills, but also the soft skills necessary to be successful. Luckily, most colleges have a career services department with a knowledgeable staff who can assist you in preparing for
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Globe University-Minneapolis Hosts Professional Development Series

Each Friday during the month of March, professionals from the downtown area met at Globe University-Minneapolis to participate in a four-part lunch and learn series. These professional development sessions included topics such as: IT Security–What you can you do!, Ban the Box: “Have you ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor? □ Y □
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Student’s Applied Learning Project Turns into Paid Position

A Globe University student is beginning to gain quite the following for a local business she recently helped through her applied learning project. Kelli Quist, a current health fitness specialist student, set out to create business pages on various social media platforms using some of the skill sets she developed in business instructor, Jena Klein’s,
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4 Things Every Student Should Do Before Graduation

Graduation will be here before you know it. If you want to start putting that college degree to use with a job in your field right away, there are a few things that can keep you one step above the other college grads. Volunteer. Volunteering is a great way to meet people, practice and learn
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