Burgeoning entrepreneur Willie J. Ellington appreciated the realistic insight into the CRE industry offered by GSU CRE Entrepreneurship course.
GSU believes in using CRE professionals to teach many of their commercial real estate courses as the school sees the value of the professionals’ work background and experience.
Teaching CRE Entrepreneurship at Georgia State University was something I always wanted to try. And now I can say I did it, and it was an A+ experience. The class was about helping students decide what they want to do, how they are going to do it, and which resources they need to be successful.
One thing I have not done, but always wanted to do, is step inside the classroom. That is about to change. This fall I teach CRE Entrepreneurship at Georgia State. The course is an extension of how I mentor—this should be interesting for both me and the students.
For many, a new year means a new start in their personal or professional lives—whether it’s hitting the gym, abstaining from alcohol or seeking a new job. Whatever resolution or aspiration you set, you need a commitment and a plan to succeed. This is exactly what I tell my mentees entering the work force: Not only do you need a plan; you need to make yourself stand out. But how do you do that? Create a solid resume, prepare for and attend job fairs, seek relevant internships and market yourself with confidence. Atlanta’s Job Growth in 2020 The forecasts are in, and the good news is you can secure a desirable job in the ATL. Despite positive numbers, this is not easy. According to a recent Bisnow article, “Metro Atlanta’s rocketing job growth has slowed in recent years, from more than 4% in 2014 to 1.5% in August .” But