Tag Archives: professionalism

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
Read More

5 Interview Mistakes to Avoid

The typical lineup of job interview guidelines are so common we could recite them in our sleep. Dress professionally, be on time, don’t chew gum, give a firm handshake… But what about the lesser known job interview mistakes people make Don’t fall victim to these five interview blunders. 1. Not researching the company You’ve already
Read More

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
Read More

You’re Fired! 3 Reasons Why

Being professional through the job search is very important. Showing up for your interview early, being polite with the front desk staff, presenting a positive attitude, and remembering to follow-up are all essential. But, according to Globe University-La Crosse Career Services Coordinator Lisa Paulson, if you don’t keep up the professionalism after you’re on the
Read More

Netiquette: How to Improve Online Communication in 5 Easy Tips

Follow Clinton Kanieski, Information Technology Program Chair with Globe University-La Crosse, as he shares simple tips for all computer users! In today’s business world, several forms of communication exist.  It is now possible to deliver email to thousands of people in seconds. Unfortunately, many of us have had the misfortune of sending an email only
Read More

You Want Me to Read Your Email?

The Don’ts of Sending an E-mail to Your Professor “What are you trying to say?”  A question college professors ask themselves multiple times a day when they open an e-mail from one of their students as they try to decipher a code that at times can be something out-of-this-world. . . . I didn’t know
Read More

Student of the Month: Stephanie Schanke

Students choose Globe University for many different reasons, some for the hands-0n experience and others for the small class sizes.  Paralegal student Stephanie Schanke says “I chose Globe because the atmosphere felt more like family rather than being just another number.” Paralegal Program Chair Erin Everett nominated Stephanie for Student of the Month saying Stephanie is
Read More

Local Business Professionals speak to students about “networking”

On Wednesday evening, January 18th, we welcomed nine business professionals from the Brown County area to speak to our students about topics including “networking” and “professionalism”.  The purpose of this panel discussion was to introduce the students, through panel member personal stories, to the importance of being involved in their respective communities.  Chris Marcks said that it’s
Read More

Sarah Oliver Competes in DECA Business Competition

On Friday, November 11, Madison East second quarter business student, Sarah Oliver, competed in her first DECA Business Competition hosted by the Elk River, MN campus.  Sarah competed in: Marketing Management Human Resources Management Retail Management Students were evaluated on their: professionalism, complete coverage of the topics, communication skills, application of business concepts, and ability to support
Read More