A few years into training to become a pharmacist, Roy JD Maleh realized he was on the wrong path. “I was doing field placement and felt in my gut that a career as a pharmacist was not what I really wanted,” he recalls. For JD, the small, part-time digital marketing business he ran outside of school was where his heart was.
Workers today come from three very different generations – Millennials (born 1981 – 2000), Gen X (1965-80), and Baby Boomers (1946-64). As a result, communication can falter and the work can suffer. Dr. Sabra Brock, Interim Dean at Touro College Graduate School of Business, shares her top five tips for creating a collaborative work environment when teams include people of all ages.
Healthcare management is a field with tremendous growth potential. Nearly one in eight U.S. jobs will be in the healthcare sector by 2020 and the U.S. Department of Labor expects more than 73,000 jobs will be created in healthcare management in the next eight years.
Every day, American International Group, popularly known by its abbreviation AIG, processes between $2-100 million worth of transactions in its Alternative Investments department. Making sure that each transaction goes through smoothly is Touro College Graduate School of Business alum Nathan Gilkarov.
Not everyone would be courageous enough to move over 7,000 miles, from Pakistan to the United States, to pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Touro College Graduate School of Business (GSB), but that is exactly what Muhammad Ali Piracha did.
Dr. Sabra Brock, interim dean at Touro College Graduate School of Business, was the keynote speaker at the NatDC Women in Leadership Conference at the Harvard Faculty Club in October and she reported on her survey of 50 C-Suite women. She documented that this current generation of female leaders realized early on that they were on the path to leadership. Rather than pointing out the sacrifices needed, these women focused on how much they enjoyed leading their organizations. The dominant emotions were excitement, gratitude and pride.
Tram Nguyen, a second year business student, shares her day to day experience in Germany, how a critical scholarship enabled her to seize this opportunity and more.
So you’re on LinkedIn and created a simple profile for yourself. Now the headhunters will find you. Right? Not so fast. Like anything else, there’s an art to creating a superstar profile on LinkedIn that will help you reach your goals. Maximizing your presence on this professional social platform can make the difference between getting an interview and being completely overlooked for your dream job.
“If you teach one other person, the world becomes a better place,” says Karlene Williams. Karlene’s hard work, poise and talent have propelled her from jobs in the food industry on the Spice Island of Grenada to New York to earn a master’s degree in Human Resource Management at the Touro Graduate School of Business (GSB) and into a new career. Upon graduation, Karlene parlayed her position as an HR payroll intern at Children of Promise, a nonprofit supporting children with incarcerated parents, to HR Operations Coordinator and ultimately HR Manager, a position she holds today.
Touro College Graduate School of Business (GSB) Alumnus Robyn Polansky Morrison is making the world a better place, one investment at a time and one grant at a time.