UF MBA Articles

9 warning signs you hate your job – and what to do about it

Reading Time: 4 minutes No matter how long you’ve been in your job, everyone can get stagnant. You get into a routine with your job, and before you know it, you realize it might not be the job for you anymore. Here are nine warning signs that you’re starting to feel this way: That Sunday night feeling. It’s easy to forget what day it is during the weekend. You’re having a great time with your friends and family, and you have the full day

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New partnership with JumpStart provides opportunities for students to get head start on professional development

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Students at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business can now get a jumpstart on their professional development as well as their internship and full-time job search thanks to a new partnership with the JumpStart Advisory Group. JumpStart specializes in identifying and developing highly-skilled, diverse individuals at the undergraduate, graduate or work professional phases, including diverse races, ethnicities, genders, gender identities, veterans and military status, who possess the expertise, experience and academic credentials for today’s competitive

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How to get your employer to pay for your MBA

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you’re reading this, you’ve likely already made the significant decision to pursue your MBA – nice! What you’re probably realizing now is slightly more complicated to figure out – how you’re going to pay for said MBA. If you’re suddenly having nightmares of being buried in student loan debt for the rest of your life – wake up, wipe the sweat off your brow and smell the good news! Many employers will outright pay or partially pay for your

John Yanes

John Yanes (MHS/MBA ’88) | October 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Yanes (MHS/MBA 1988) accepted a position to serve as President for Saint Joseph Hospital-London and Saint Joseph Hospital-Berea as of September 9, 2019. Both hospitals are within the Catholic Health Initiative Saint Joseph Health Lexington, Kentucky Market.

Nicole Malik

Nicole Malik (BSBA ’05, MBA ’07) | October 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Malik (BSBA 2005, MBA 2007) is the president and founder of Hook & Porter Media, a digital media company. Leveraging her 15+ years of marketing experience, Malik grew the organization to a multi-six figure business within a year of its opening in 2018. It encompasses 11 websites with a global reach of over 5 million readers, including the popular food site, Delicious Everyday, and a travel site, Wandertooth.  Connect with her in LinkedIn. 

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UF MBA Transformation Weekend shakes up professional development with interactive learning experiences

Reading Time: 3 minutes At UF MBA, we focus on transforming you into your best professional and personal self. Aside from high academic settings and standards, UF MBA also provides professional development opportunities that teach you the communication, problem-solving, teamwork and other soft skills that employers are looking for in new hires.    This year, UF MBA debuted a new, exciting avenue to build those skills – Transformation Weekend, an immersive experiential learning program for all UF MBA students. Transformation Weekend hosted a dynamic

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UF MBA ranked among the top 10 US public programs

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The UF MBA Full-Time program at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business was ranked among the top 10 public universities in the United States on the 2020 QS Global MBA Rankings. Among public programs in the U.S., UF MBA was named the No. 9 program. Out of 105 ranked MBA programs in the United States, the UF MBA Full-Time format jumped up seven places to the No. 26 program, just following universities like the University

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How UF MBA fit into my busy schedule

Reading Time: 4 minutes Enrolling in an MBA program can challenge your schedule. Whether you have a family, a job or other pressing commitments that have you nervous about enrolling in an MBA program, UF MBA offers a program format that will fit your busy schedule. Learn more about how these UF MBA students benefitted from the flexibility offered by our program formats. Saffiyah “Saffy” Johnson, LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) Clinical Network Manager, New Directions Behavioral Health  UF MBA’s Professional program allowed Saffy

Matt Thompson

Matt Thompson (MBA ’19) | September 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Thompson (MBA 2019) left Google this summer to join Amazon Business, and relocated his family from Colorado to Virginia. In his new role as a Senior Customer Advisor, he works in corporate sales and consulting.  Connect with him on LinkedIn. 

Rob Steinhoff

Rob Steinhoff (MBA ’09) | September 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Steinhoff (MBA 2009) was recently hired at HunterMaclean Attorneys in the firm’s real estate practice group. Prior to joining HunterMaclean, Steinhoff worked in several capacities within the real estate industry, including managing land acquisition, development and marketing for a division of a national homebuilder. Steinhoff’s experience in the real estate industry, teamed with his legal knowledge, allow him to successfully navigate dispositions, acquisitions, leasing, joint ventures, and public and private debt financing.