Millennials Helping Their Parents Confront Ageism

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Not all Millennials live in their parents’ basement playing video games. Some are employed and stable, and their parents are leaning on them to navigate the current job climate. Smith School senior associate dean of learning Joyce Russell says her students often ask her how to help their parents.

Smith Hosts “Real Life, Real Talk” Conference for Juniors and Seniors

Smith student Philip Peker ’18 writes about the “Real Life, Real Talk ” second annual conference on April 14, 2016, sponsored by the Undergraduate Program and the Office of Career Services at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Five Takeaways from Women Leading Women

Don’t doubt your potential, alumni women executives told the next generation of talent at the fifth annual Women Leading Women conference March 31, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. "I ended up in this role because someone saw something in me that I would not have seen in myself," said panelist Kristen Welch ’90, MBA ’96, senior vice president of global content operations for Discovery Communications.

Three Ways to Bounce Back from a Rejection Letter

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — A recent post at ShareAmerica, a blog hosted by the U.S.

10 Mistakes When Seeking a Raise, Negotiating Pay

SMITH BRAIN TRUST — The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average U.S. worker received a 2.5 percent pay raise in 2015, the biggest such increase since the Great Recession.

How to Support a Grieving Colleague

SMITH BRAIN TRUST -- How does one tactfully communicate in the workplace with a grieving colleague?

Washington Post's Capital Business: 2015

December 31, 2015 Career Coach Joyce E. A. Russell writes on: Looking back to look ahead in your career December 30, 2015

Panel Provides Tips on Being a “Business Athlete”

The Center for Leadership, Innovation, and Change (CLIC), in partnership with Smith School Associate Dean Joyce Russell, co-sponsored a panel, “Business Athletes” for the Smith School Business Summit in Baltimore on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. Dean Russell led the panel discussion featuring Cathy Reese, UMD Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach, Carolyn Covey Morris, founder and CEO of QMobius, and Donna Meachum Blackman, Senior VP of Finance for BET Networks.

Specialty Masters Students Learn to Dine for Success

Networking dinners are a very common part of doing business, and can be a great opportunity to expand one’s relationships. On Nov. 10, 2015, 40 specialty masters students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business attended a Dining for Success workshop facilitated by Joyce Russell, senior associate dean of learning and teaching, and Jeffrey Kudisch, assistant dean of corporate relations and managing director of the school’s Office of Career Services.

Diversity in Business

Technology is changing the education landscape and business schools are working to adapt and embrace the opportunities. In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Joyce Russell to talk about the innovations in education and her new role leading the charge at the Smith School.

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