The Queen of QVC

Published on June 6, 2017, at 8:06 a.m. by Briana Borcic. It all started in 1997 with an earring box. Today, the Chicago-bred entrepreneur Lori Greiner has about 500 inventions and 120 patents to her name. With…

Marketing and Public Relations: The Value of Switching Hats

Published on April 25, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. by Julia Cione. Public relations and marketing jobs seem to have many overlapping roles in the job market. There are obvious differences between the two industries; however, it…

LUV at First Flight

Published on April 18, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. by Clara Balestrieri. As you’re sitting at your computer and planning your next trip, what do you look for specifically? Low fares? Layovers? Airlines? Of course, we…

The Art of Authenticity

Posted on Oct. 21, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. by Mackenzie Lyng. No one would argue that social media is the most powerful driver of consumer culture since the advent of TV. Today there are one…

The Public Relations Side of a Data Breach

Posted: November 5, 2014, 7:50 p.m. by Katie Lansford. Target. Home Depot. Jimmy Johns. What do these three companies have in common? They have all been victim to data breaches that, in turn, resulted in…

Pinterest Promotion

Posted At: September 25, 2013 2:17 p.m. By Jessica Smith “Just over a year ago, my wife and I welcomed our son into the world. Since his first day, I’ve been pinning fun things we can…

Buying Into the Vision

Posted At: June 28, 2013 5:20 p.m. by Claudia Calhoun Vision. It takes on many different definitions, but for a company, the definition is simple: It is why we do what we do. It can be…

Kickstart Your Business

Posted At: March 18, 2013 1:44 P.M. by Claudia Calhoun Answer this question: how are ideas for new inventions birthed? Simple – by coming up with solutions for the everyday problems of common people. What is…

The True Salesperson: Business versus Communication

Posted At: April 20, 2012 7:00 PM
by Kera Cottingham

It’s about the time of year when soon-to-be graduating seniors are scouring the job market for the position that will grow into their perfect career. For certain students that means the pursuit of the ultimate sales job. But what are sales employers looking for in a candidate and do your education choices affect your ability to gain a coveted sales position?