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Early entry talent programs provide employers excellent strategies to hire the best and brightest. However, new entry employees and interns also require specific onboarding, structure, and policy considerations. Learn from Jackson Lewis legal counsel and FCBE educators how to maximize your investment in your recruitment and retention programs to avoid the hidden traps in Wage and Hour, Labor and Immigration, and administrative policies.

New Memphis Institute, “The Summer Experience”

Summer is a great time to continue your professional development as well as building your network.  There are many wonderful opportunities through the New Memphis Institute Summer Experience.

Click here to review the NMI’s full calendar of opportunities for this summer.

Jeff WeintraubJeff Weintraub, Regional Managing Partner of the Memphis office of the management-side employment & labor firm Fisher & Phillips LLP and will present to  Dr. Kathy Tuberville’s Managing Employee Wellness class.  His presentation will be, “Obesity Discrimination In The Workplace.”
The event will take place on September 16 in FCB 381 at 5:45 P.M.

During the Fall semester a number of opportunities will be available for FCBE students to help polish your professional skills.  See the information below and sign up for these career development events!
Amber Hood, HR Manager for First Tennessee BankAmber Long, Manager of Performance Planning and Development at First Tennessee Bank, will be conducting the Professionalism First! sessions beginning September 12th.  This industry-based professional development program covers:

Resume development
Career strategies
Emotional intelligence
Office etiquette

Employers value this training and see this as a competitive advantage on FCBE student resumes. Click here to learn more about this program.

This well-developed program is free to Fogelman College of Business & Economics students however registration is requiredClick here to download the Professionalism First! application.  Applications are due August 29, 2014 in Room 274 or by email.

Questions?  Contact us in The Avron B. Fogelman Professional Development Center, Room 274, Fogelman College of Business & Economics.

Fall semester sessions are:   
  • Friday, September 12
  • Friday, September 19
  • Friday, September 26
Sessions will run in two sessions:  10:00-12:00 and 2:00-4:00. Registration will begin in July.

Business Etiquette is a training component of The Complete Professional Program and is designed to teach students proper dining techniques and casual conversation protocols in the business world. Registration information is available through the Avron B. Fogelman Professional Development Center, room 274 or by phone 901-678-4740.
Business Etiquette Lesson
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 8, 2014, 12:30 p.m. (luncheon)

Fogelman Feeds
  • Saturday, October 25

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