Summer is a time to build new business relationships, make meaningful contacts, and foster relationships. Summer is a great time of the year as it relates to meeting people, going to events, and exploring new opportunities. So, let’s explore
When I meet with students about their job search, I discuss the need to get an employer’s attention in 3 areas: Skills and knowledge necessary to do the job Fit with the culture of the organization Passion for the role
When I was in middle school, my teacher assigned the book The Giver by Lois Lowry. I was a young, book nerd and was excited to receive yet another free book- oh the joys of middle school- so I read
Congratulations! You got an internship. You will spend your summer gaining necessary skills for your future profession and accumulating amazing stories to tell your friends and professors when you return to Illinois Tech this fall. While I am sure you
It’s beautiful isn’t it? To really try to see people we are working with, to realize that at the end of the day we all go home to something and it will affect us in our work life whether we want it to or not. Life isn’t black and white, it’s complex and messy, and the sooner we realize that each person has a struggle, a disability, and pain we can hopefully treat each other with the respect we would want in return.
“Collaboration leads to innovation” is a phrase I learned here at Illinois Tech during my freshman year. So why is there such a lack of collaboration between departments within the University, and what can we do to improve it? The un-workshop session helped break communication barriers and encourage collective collaboration.
Scott Downs writes about six key lessons from the “Agile way of working,” which have brought big changes to the way he looks at leadership and organizational life. He sees these lessons as a way to “weave an Agile ethos with other strands of next-generation leadership thinking and practice.”
The fourth semester of the Dragon Slayer: Designing YOUR Future IPRO ended this week with another set of outstanding final projects designed to help the Illinois Tech student community. Two teams were asked to choose a student demographic and create a tangible
Today, more than ever, we are faced with many decisions in our daily lives. Just in our careers we are faced with decisions like what college should we attend, what should we major in, what classes should we take, who
Over the next several weeks, we’ll dive into each of the 34 strengths of the CliftonStrengths assessment. Read more to learn about the Developer and Includer strengths below! Developer Do you like to recognize and cultivate the potential in others?