5 LinkedIn features to learn and use during a pandemic

When a pandemic advances through the country, people respond by staying at home, and working virtually and online, as far as possible. LinkedIn, the most popular virtual platform when it comes to building professional relationships, offers features that can be particularly useful when you work from home during a pandemic. Here...

11 months 3 weeks ago
student participating in video interview
Tips to help you ace that Zoom interview

COVID-19 has changed the way people work, making telecommuting a requirement for millions of workers and creating challenges for those who are on the job hunt. But the pandemic has also changed the way people get their jobs when in-person interviews are no longer an option. This was the case for Finance and Management double...

11 months 3 weeks ago
Sarah Roemer
Transfer student recalls pleasant transition to UNI MAcc program

UNIBusiness first piqued Sarah Roemer’s (MAcc, ’20) interest in high school. She was looking for a reputable business college with a hometown feel. But being a Des Moines native, she decided to stay closer to home at a small liberal arts school. Four years later, as Roemer began looking at graduate schools, UNIBusiness once...

11 months 3 weeks ago
Dean Leslie K Wilson with UNI Business students
Do you have what it takes to pass the Wilson Work Ethic test?

A few weekends ago, we spent a lot of long hours cleaning up a seven acre property. With that space, social distancing would not be a problem, so we hired three Panthers to help get it done. Fortunately, they all passed the Wilson Work Ethic test.  We know from conversations with recruiters that everyone is trying to determine...

12 months 2 days ago
woman and man bored
20 Productive Things to Do When You're Bored

Is social distancing testing your boredom? You've completed your to-do list, did your homework, finished your chores, and got tired of social media. You've got seemingly endless time to kill and don't really want to browse Instagram for the next couple of hours. So, what can you do? You don't want to feel like you've just...

1 year 1 week ago
UNI WiB team
Sold-out conference provides crucial service to local high schoolers

The UNI Women in Business student organization hosted its annual Young Women in Leadership conference on March 5 at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at the University of Northern Iowa. The sold-out event empowered high school girls to step up and be a leader, whether at school, in their personal lives or in their...

1 year 1 week ago