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You’re More than Just Your Major
You’re More than Just Your Major By Jonathan Lewis '11 Choosing a major was easily the most stressful part of my years at Stony Brook. Thinking pragmatically, I knew that studying engineering would set me up for a lucrative career. But I found myself much m...
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Solving Modern Management Ills: How Simple!
Solving Modern Management Ills: How Simple! By John Cona '87 “Personal Service Level Agreements” Herein is the Right Way, a simple program for rectifying awful, nonsensical, failure-ridden corporate cultures.  It can start with one disciplined individual or...
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Get Ready For Some New Questions By Debra Scala Giokas ‘87 A couple of years ago, I had an interesting conversation with a young woman who was working the registration booth at a social media seminar. This young woman was in the process of looking for work ...
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Hey Google, How Do I Do My Job?
"Hey Google, How Do I Do My Job?" By Michael Yen '11, '13 Hopefully, you won’t find yourself typing this phrase in Google when you start a new job (although it’s not the worst thing in the world). This prompt does, however, draw attention to the utility of ...
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Raise Your Hand, Speak Your Mind, Learn About Yourself
"Raise Your Hand, Speak Your Mind, Learn About Yourself"  By Debra
Scala Giokas, '87 After I graduated college, I learned how much I didn't know; and after I started teaching as an adjunct, I learned how much I did know. There is an upside and a downside to...
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Thinking Beyond Your Major
" Thinking Beyond You r Majo r " By Richard Murdocco , '1 0 When it comes to
starting your career, you may find that you need to go beyond your academic
major. By considering your unique strengths and ways to apply them, you’ll make
yourself open to more em...
Thinking Beyond Your Major
Thinking Beyond Your Major
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Modern Management Ills: A Checklist of Symptoms
Modern Management Ills: A Checklist of Symptoms   By John Cona '87 How to spot poor management and understand its supporting, perpetuating cultures. A checklist of warming signs for the wary as observed at one man's real life clients... Summary Healthy job ...
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Be Willing To Learn
 Be Willing To Learn  By Debra Scala Giokas '87 One day, when I was a senior
in high school looking for work, my parents and I were walking in a shopping
mall about twenty minutes away from where we lived. I had come of age – working
age – and I needed to s...
Be Willing To Learn
Be Willing To Learn
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Career in Hospitality: A Practical Application of the Psychology Major
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in Hospitality: A Practical Application of the Psychology Major" by Denean Lane '96 I graduated from Stony
Brook University with a B.S. in psychology. Reflecting back over my last seven
years as General Manager at the Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook...
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Career in Hospitality: A Practical Application of the Psychology Major
"Career
in Hospitality: A Practical Application of the Psychology Major" by Denean Lane '96 I graduated from Stony
Brook University with a B.S. in psychology. Reflecting back over my last seven
years as General Manager at the Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook...
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