Why GM Is Making Cuts Now

When it announced this week its plans to idle five factories and to cut roughly 14,000 jobs, GM looked very much like a company in retreat. But it's quite the opposite.

Nov 28, 2018
You Might Be In a Career Rut If...

If you love what you do, you won’t ever ask yourself the question of whether you’re on the right track. But if your job doesn’t excite you, you need to figure out what will.

Nov 27, 2018
We've All Been Lying at the Office

The phenomenon of “covering” our true identities in the workplace is a common experience for people from all backgrounds.

Nov 27, 2018
Don’t Start Your Next Email With This Phrase

Does this sender really hope I'm doing well? I'm not so sure.

Nov 27, 2018
Don’t Make a Resolution. Ask Yourself This Question Instead

Maryland Smith’s Oliver Schlake has a question for you. He wants to ask you this: What’s the most outrageous thing you’ll do next year?

Nov 26, 2018
Survive Holiday Travel, With Tips From the Experts

Maryland Smith faculty share their best travel hacks, from traveling early to the best ways to tolerate traffic, to make your holidays easier.

Nov 15, 2018
Your Coworker Might Be Hiding Something, So Be Sensitive

You might not know the truth about the employee in the office next door. He or she could be hiding something – an invisible disability.

Oct 30, 2018
Which Is Better: Nice Or Competent?

Do you choose to work with the most competent but least likeable person on the team? Or do you choose the most likeable but least competent person?

Oct 24, 2018
In a Mid-Career Rut? Here’s How To Escape It

Work can become a bit mundane, even for people who truly love what they do. But there are new ways to escape the tedium, Maryland Smith experts explain.

Oct 19, 2018
Steve Case on the 3rd Wave of Internet Innovation

Steve Case, co-founder and former CEO of AOL, says the third wave of internet innovation is now under way, but for the U.S. to continue to lead, it needs to think bigger. 

Oct 10, 2018