It is said that employers hire for technical – or hard – skills but retain and promote employees for their soft skills, such as effective communication. Sarah Withers, an assistant lecturer in the College of Business who heads up the new Center for Professional Development, could not agree more.
Preparing to compete in the recent Tech Global Retail Challenge case competition provided the College of Business student team with a lesson in the value of collaborative thinking and building the right team.
Aaron Goldstein is an avid sports fan – to say the least. As a child he amazed family and friends by reciting stats of his favorite NFL teams and players. Now as a junior majoring in finance and accounting, he has combined his love of sports with the dynamic field of business analytics by forming the Sports Analytics Club at FSU.
Saying they want to help students be among the first wave of experts in an emerging world of blockchain technology, two Florida State University College of Business seniors have taken the lead in organizing the inaugural Collegiate Blockchain Conference to explore cryptocurrency and the associated technology known as Blockchain.
The miracle story of Florida State University student and aspiring Olympic athlete Josh Williamson has added another remarkable chapter following his dramatic victory at the 2018 USA Bobsled National Push Championships.
Williamson, a junior marketing major, competed in four heats last week in a group of 20 athletes, and he won each event at the Lake Placid Olympic Center in New York.
Students took advantage of valuable internships opportunities this past summer.
The College of Business will welcome new and returning business students at the 2018 Business Bash featuring corporate recruiters, free food, college swag and a speaker.