Whatever you aspire to do in your career will require strong sales skills—whether you’re selling products and services to customers or ideas and expertise to your leadership team.
Sales jobs are also a strong career path and a smart way to break into a new company and/or move up the career ladder. Because sales drive economic growth through all industries and marketing channels, opportunities far outnumber those in any other career. Sales professionals are the direct link to higher corporate revenue and profit, making them valued, respected members of the team. Businesses reward top sales producers well.
If you want to add value to your organization or launch your own business, earning your minor in sales will be a major asset in your career portfolio. Recruiters throughout every industry seek professionals who are skilled at interpersonal interactions and communications, negotiations, closing, and service.
Students in FIU’s chapter of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), the largest collegiate business student organization in the world, demonstrated top-level skills at the annual 2017 State Leadership Conference in Orlando. The College of Business students won 39 awards in the individual, group, and chapter competitions at the conference, held March 16-19 […]
This semester, FIU’s Hollo School of Real Estate continued its legacy of bringing students together with South Florida’s accomplished real estate leaders to network and explore career options. One of these events occurred February 7, 2016, when 11 real estate industry leaders traveled to FIU’s Modesto Maidique Campus to share their experiences and give advice […]
Today, the ability to advance sustainable development is an integral part of many businesses’ corporate missions, as well as addressing the social, environment, and financial impacts of their enterprises. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) this week launched the Corporate Sustainability Index (IndexAmericas), designed to help gauge corporate sustainability efforts in […]
Three College of Business alumnae are among Fortune magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Latinas of 2017. They join three other FIU graduates and members of the FIU community on the ranking, which highlights Latinas’ growing presence in corporate America. The list, compiled by The Association of Latino Professionals for America, includes female executives running Fortune 500 companies or […]
For the second year in a row, FIU will be sending a team to compete in the Merck Analytics Challenge, part of the 2017 Association for Information Systems Student Chapter Competitions. Out of a total of 22 universities and 43 submissions to the Challenge, FIU’s team, #PanthersDontSleep, will be one of only four teams moving […]