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22 Oct

The Simple Way to Build Intergenerational Relationships at Work

October 22nd, 2015|General, Workplace Advice|

Lindsey Pollak, a millennial workplace expert, published a great article about intergenerational relationships at work.  To read the full article, please click here. If there’s one issue on which all generations agree, it’s that millennials are masters of technology. The Wall Street Journal recently published an article on millennials helping “befuddled” older employees with their [...]

31 Aug

Co-op/Intern Spotlight: Kevin Leong

August 31st, 2015|Co-op/Intern Spotlight Series, Success Stories, Workplace Advice|

Kevin Leong is a senior majoring in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach.  He completed his first rotation of co-op with GE Aviation in Lynn, Massachusetts during the spring 2015 semester. How did you obtain your co-op/intern with GE Aviation? I attended the Career Week 360 events during March 2014. GE Aviation [...]

27 Jul

How to Handle Performance Reviews

July 27th, 2015|General, Workplace Advice|

By: Rose Opengart It’s July. The year is half over. Have you had a performance review yet? I hope at least that your supervisor and you have had a discussion about your performance.   If you get feedback now, you have time to make use of it. If you find out in December that your boss [...]

06 Jul

Managing Your Boss

July 6th, 2015|General, Uncategorized, Workplace Advice|

By: Rose Opengart Many people seem to tell me they dislike their supervisor, for one reason or another, and that they believe they have no potential to advance in their organization. I always want to ask them, “so what are you doing to improve the situation?" Relationships at work are important. Most people do not [...]

15 Jun

Meetings & Communications Tips

June 15th, 2015|General, Workplace Advice|

By: Dr. Rose Opengart Experts estimate that managers spend at least two hours per day in meetings, and one-third of that time is wasted. Along with employee salaries, the cost of poorly run meetings includes travel, accommodations, food, and the time employees spend planning and processing poorly run meetings. What can be done to improve [...]

09 Feb

Alumni Spotlight: Samira Virani

February 9th, 2015|Alumni Spotlight Series, Career Paths, General, Job Search Advice, Success Stories, Workplace Advice|

Samira Virani graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with both a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering in May 2012.  She is currently a Test Engineer at Virgin Galactic/The Spaceship Company. Discuss your career path from interning while at ERAU to your current position. ERAU never failed to [...]

29 Jan

Coaches, Gurus, Advisers, Mentors: 4 Reasons Why Mentorship is Crucial to Your Success

January 29th, 2015|General, Job Search Advice, Workplace Advice|

By: Emily Ferraro If you were to ask Richard Branson, Bill Gates, or Oprah Winfrey how they navigated their careers to get to where they are today, they wouldn’t tell you they did it alone. Every successful person will tell you that a mentor played a huge role in the achievements of his or her [...]