Is The Invitational Your Thing?

February 17, 2020 by
As the name explains, The Invitational is the UCF College of Business’ invite-only career fair, designed to connect top business students with employers and college partners seeking to fill internships within their organization. In this episode, Paul Jarley speaks with employers and recruiters to learn the best tactics to help you find your dream job. […]

Is Sean Snaith Really a Thing? – Florida’s Economy in 2020

February 5, 2020 by
A media darling of sorts, UCF economist Sean Snaith’s presentations across Central Florida tend to be an 80/20 mix of economic forecasting and comedy sketches. But the Director of the UCF Institute for Economic Forecasting means business – his forecasts have been named one of the nation’s most accurate. This episode takes a “behind-the-scenes” look […]

Is a 2020 Recession Really a Thing?

December 16, 2019 by
In the midst of the longest economic recovery in American history, the big question is when the next recession will hit. With unemployment reaching record lows, job growth skyrocketing and consumer confidence at an all-time high, some economists see no end in sight for the expansion that began in 2009. On the other hand, manufacturing […]

Is Change Management Really a Thing?

December 6, 2019 by
A lot of people don’t really like change. But can they be coached or managed through the change process to understand and truly appreciate its benefits in the workplace? Guest host Thad Seymour, Interim President of UCF, introduces a panel of staff members from Addition Financial to discuss their recent re-brand initiative and what they […]

Are Good Deals Really a Thing?

November 25, 2019 by
With new technology comes new ways to shop online and find a good deal, but retailers also have new tools at their disposal to charge customers higher prices. “Retail guru” Anand Krishnamoorthy discusses how retailers exploit consumers’ lack of knowledge to charge higher prices and how shoppers can beat retailers at their own game this […]

Is Sleeping on it Really a Thing?

November 4, 2019 by
Many successful people are sleep deprived, but that doesn’t mean coffee and energy drinks are the keys to business success. In fact, these individuals are likely successful despite their lack of sleep — not because of it. Is shaving off a few hours of sleep really worth the extra time? Jeff Gish, Ph.D., Assistant Professor […]

Is Failure Really a Thing?

October 22, 2019 by
Everyone fails. It is part of life. Rather than pretend it won’t happen, you should count on it. We challenged our students to submit their best failure stories and explain the lesson they learned. Now you get to vote for your favorite.   Featured Guests Petrice Cineus, Student Sam Kotenko, Student Kevin Velazquez, Student Episode […]

Is Open Banking Really a Thing?

October 9, 2019 by
With open banking, is technology creating a decentralized future of banking? Smartphone apps like Mint and Personal Capital paved the way for customers to access the entirety of their financial data in one place, but now, major banks are beginning to enter the open banking game. What are the repercussions for traditional banking institutions? What […]

Tory Bruno: Is There Really Money in Space Tourism?

July 20, 2019 by
United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno chats with Dean Paul Jarley on the state of space exploration. 50 years after the Apollo 11 moon landing, rocket launch technology has drastically improved and the prospect of commercial space travel is almost top of mind. Can space tourism really become the multi-billion dollar market that some expect […]