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“La Dolce Vita”

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind of excitement. I was able to visit several different areas such as Croatia, Belgium, the Netherlands and France over the course of Fall Break here at JFRC. The next few weeks will be more mild by staying in Rome and showing the eternal city to a few [...]

Craft a Resume Blueprint? Never heard of it?

Craft a Resume Blueprint? Never heard of it?

Now you have! So what exactly is a “resume blueprint”? Well, first, let me tell you a little more about my style of coaching. I’m a straight shooter. What does that mean? Well, it means that you need to first know what’s on your resume. In other words, countless employers give me feedback on how students [...]

10 Intellectual Virtues

Gini in the Bottle

10 Intellectual Virtues

Al Gini

 

It’s mid-term election season, and in Illinois we have a race going on for the Governor’s office. To date, both candidates have been accusing each other of ethical lapses and failures. Each has questioned the integrity of the other. Both claim moral superiority [...]

Quinlan Social

Quinlan Social

 

On Tuesday October 7th, Quinlan students at Loyola’s John Felice Rome Center came by for a ‘Quinlan Social’. The event featured business professors, information about Quinlan’s many clubs and resources, Quinlan ‘Swag’ and pizza, of course. The networking event was a huge success for the many Rome Start and current Quinlan students who attended, and [...]

Raising the Bar: Career Development for the 21st Century

When I was a little boy, the most common question I was asked was, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Since that day, I have always been drawn to a place where student development and career readiness is really at the core of everything I do. The forward-thinking students I witness [...]

IKEA sustainability manager warns companies not to be ‘greenwash’

“Don’t ‘greenwash’ because you will be caught out.  The media, your own colleagues and customers will be aware (if you pretend to have good sustainability credentials)” was the message the IKEA UK’s environment and sustainable development manager Charlie Browne, speaking at the CIPS Annual Conference.

A good starting point is for procurement departments to look at [...]

10 Tips for a Better Life

Gini in a Bottle

10 Tips for a Better Life

Al Gini

              This summer Pope Francis gave an interview to the Argentine news weekly, Viva. In it the Pope offered his “Top 10 Tips” for joy in one’s life. Whether you’re a Catholic, a Muslim, a Jew, or a non-believer his list [...]

Eurozone Crisis: Perspective of the people

I recently tutored a local man in English this past week. He is a 50 year old businessman in the electricity markets here in Rome. He previously knew English about 20 years ago, but it went by the wayside. I opted to just sit down and talk with him to get his English speaking memory [...]

Women @work

Emily Erdman, a junior student at Quinlan School of Business joins our blog as a guest author. Her blog will focus on gender discrimination and its effect on Enterprise Risk Management. Please join us with your comments.

Men and women have been stereotyped for years. Culturally, men have been perceived as the “bread-winner” and women as [...]

The JFRC life

It was the first real weekend to travel independently, and a group of friends and I decided to explore the Amalfi Coast. and boy, it was an adventure. Two trains and a bus ride later, we stayed in a hostle nestled into the cliffs with superior views of the sea. We went to the beach, [...]