Finding a Job is Less Work: UWG economist forecasts optimism on grads' job prospects
When University of West Georgia graduates turn their tassels on May 10, they’ll enter a stronger job market than those before them in the past decade. That’s what UWG Richards College of Business Department of Economics chair and professor Dr. William “Joey” Smith predicts. Smith’s department hosts the annual UWG Economic Forecast Breakfast, and he spends time outside of class following trends and observing the economic landscape.
Drama-free Workplace: Foster promotes directness, productivity in BB&T lecture
When dealing with difficult people at work, clinical psychiatrist Dr. Jody Foster has one key piece of advice. Don't get caught up in the drama. She should know. She literally wrote the book on it.
UWG Honors College Hosts Scholars' Day
Following a tradition with more than 50 years of history, the University of West Georgia Honors College recently recognized the university's superior seniors during its annual Honors Convocation. More than 50 UWG students who are set for graduation in May were honored with different awards during the ceremony, which serves as the culmination of the Honors College's annual Scholars' Day.
Schmuck in the Office: Foster to speak on dealing with difficult people at work
Schmuck. Most offices have one. How do you deal with a schmuck (a Yiddish term for a contemptible person) who upsets the workplace, confuses coworkers and causes concern throughout the office? A psychiatrist who's written a book on the subject will speak at the University of West Georgia on Monday, April 9, as the next installment in the Richards College of Business BB&T Lectures in Free Enterprise series.