Thursday May 20, 2010
Breaking News: Webster Alum Appointed New U.S. Commander for Iraq
U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates just announced the appointment of one of Webster University and the American military's finest to Commanding General, U.S. Forces - Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom. Lieutenant General Lloyd J. Austin III is currently serving in the nation's capitol as director of The Joint Staff. Read more on the breaking news here.
Managing in a New World
What will it take to emerge from our world's economic downturn? The Walker School of Business' first Global Academic Conference brought more than 100 faculty and researchers from around the world together to find out by examining everything from commercial globalization to corporate social responsibility. The result was two days of no holds barred discussions on "what next". Join in the discussion by clicking here to watch Sustainable Business Practices, Relationships, Responsibilities and Values. View pictures of the 2010 Global Academic Conference. Read the proceedings from the conference here.
Employment in a Changed Economy
The Great Recession has changed the world's employment outlook forever. Left in its wake are employers as well as job searchers wondering what they can expect now that the tide appears to be turning. Our special HR panel discussion with professionals covering industries from finance to technology brought both sides together in search of solutions to today's problems. View "Employment in a Changed Economy," then check out pictures of our event.
Who Knows You?
Do you have a pre-networking plan? At a recent meeting, Dr. Akande sat and watched the dynamics of the room before joining in. Within moments he had strategized who he wanted to meet, what he wanted to learn and even where he should be in the room. Why? Because with networking it's not who you know but who knows you. Read more in Network Effectively: Who Knows You? then register for Dr. Akande's next free webinar Networking: It's Not Who You Know, But Who Knows You Tuesday, May 25th, 5pm CDT to learn his market proven methods for successful networking.