06 Apr

New AZ PBL Leadership

New leadership were elected at the SLC 2015 held at Embry-Riddle. State President Mikayla Khramov Northern Arizona University Executive VP Ryan Uretsky Arizona State University VP of Programs Mark Creech Northern Arizona University VP of Marketing Christy Lopez Northern Arizona University We would like to thank the outgoing leadership team for their hard work and dedication: Dylan, Mikayla, Jerman, Paul, and John.… Read the rest
16 Feb

2015-16 Arizona PBL State Officer Applications

The 2015-16 Arizona PBL State Officers will be elected by a majority vote of the local chapter voting delegates present at our annual State Leadership Conference, April 3-4 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, AZ.  The available offices include President, Executive Vice President, VP of Communication, VP of Marketing, and VP of Programs. These officers, along with our State Officer Liaison, John Tyler, and Mike Manion, comprise our State Officer Team. This team is responsible for the continued growth and development of AZ PBL and its many responsibilities include recruiting FBLA members, establishing new PBL chapters, developing recruitment and marketing materials, fundraising, seeking sponsors, and planning and coordinating statewide community service, professional, and social events. The State Officer Team meets every 1 – 2 months during the year. We usually either meet in-person somewhere in the Phoenix area or online… Read the rest
31 Jan

Yelp Employment Opportunities for Graduating Seniors

Yelp is currently searching for graduating seniors to be a part of the Yelp Sales Development Program at our Scottsdale office. The position is an inside sales role that focuses on selling advertising to local businesses on Yelp. The position offers an extensive training program and a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Some of these benefits include: a base salary and uncapped commission 100% full paid benefits a gym subsidy fully stocked kitchens casual work environment equity program vacation time work life balance tax free commuter program. Overall, Yelp is a fun, energetic, “work hard-play hard” company and the type of candidates we are looking for are highly motivated, competitive, and great at communicating. Overall we search for personable students, and we believe PBL has such individuals! One final note, people who succeed at Yelp come from a variety… Read the rest
29 Jan

Preparing for Winter Leadership Conference

For those taking part in the performance events: Job Interview – ensure you send your information to CAC before the conference. Business decision making – so you know what to expect, check the video for the 2011 1st place winners here  (Brian Ackerman’s win is here) All chapters will be asked to give a brief update about their chapter – please nominate your spokesperson beforehand and be prepared to talk about about what your chapter has been doing since FLC.  … Read the rest
13 Jan

NLC Update

Membership Deadline. The dues deadlines to be eligible to vote and compete at the NLC is April 15 for PBL. PBL have contracted with Hyatt Regency Chicago – all events will be at the Hyatt. The Swissotel is next door – could be a cheaper option? Other hotels being using for the FBLA NLC include: Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Embassy Suites Downtown Embassy Suites Lakefront Hilton Chicago Hilton Palmer HouseS InterContinental… Read the rest
12 Jan

Spring Semester Conferences

Spring semester is here and we have two conferences scheduled for the next few months. Please ensure you block out Saturday February 7 for the Winter Leadership Conference hosted by CAC in Apache Junction. Also, State Leadership Conference is April 3 & 4 in Prescott, hosted by Embry-Riddle. Chapter presidents, please return the WLC sign up forms to CAC so they can finalize their plans for the conference.… Read the rest
16 Dec

Winter Newsletter!

AZ PBL Winter Newsletter
As everyone is finishing up the semester I would like to wish all of you a happy holiday and safe travels. For those who still have finals, here is a newsletter to provide informative reading material that can be used to procrastinate from studying. Even if you do not have finals, this newsletter can be used to break up the monotony of reading SkyMall and the assortment of airline magazines on the plane. Stay warm everyone! December PBL NewsletterRead the rest