Category Archives: Surviving This Economy
Episode #4: Lynda Weatherman, President and CEO, Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast
Lynda gives an example of business development at Florida’s Space Coast through expanding assembly work beyond operations, and also discusses making the most of challenges such as the recent economy.
Lynn Gray discusses how the current economy is impacting job opportunities for Gen Y, and shares specific strategies that can help Gen Y succeed.
Steve Benjamin discusses the benefits of alumni networking. His recommendation to students is to “get over themselves” and focus on the opportunities that still exist. He advises students to reach out and tap the vast networks available to them.
Matt Russo states that there are still career opportunities in a down economy. His message is that there is still a need for financial services professionals, and Northwestern Mutual is looking for candidates interested in developing their careers.
Jim Byrnes talks about the realities of a financial career in today’s economy. His advice is great for young professionals just starting their careers now, and explains what people can do to get ahead in the future.