10GM

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.

Also posted in Entrepreneur Tips, Entrepreneurship | | Comments Off on Episode #4: Lynda Weatherman, President and CEO, Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast

Episode #31: Lynn Gray, Founder and CEO, Campus Scout, LLC

Lynn Gray discusses how the current economy is impacting job opportunities for Gen Y, and shares specific strategies that can help Gen Y succeed.

Also posted in Career, Gen Y Workplace Challenges | | Comments Off on Episode #31: Lynn Gray, Founder and CEO, Campus Scout, LLC

Episode #7: Steve Benjamin, The Benjamin Group

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.

Also posted in Career, Graduate School, Networking Tips, Value of Mentors | | Comments Off on Episode #7: Steve Benjamin, The Benjamin Group

Episode #6: Matt Russo, Managing Partner, Northwestern Mutual

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.

Also posted in Career, Interviewing Strategies, Job Searching | | Comments Off on Episode #6: Matt Russo, Managing Partner, Northwestern Mutual

Episode #3: Jim Byrnes, Chairman, Tompkins Financial Corp.

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.

Also posted in Career, Career Planning, Pitching Yourself, Small vs. Large Companies | | Comments Off on Episode #3: Jim Byrnes, Chairman, Tompkins Financial Corp.