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Stephan Maldonado

Stephan Maldonado is Vault's Senior Consulting Editor. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Cornell University. His professional experience includes more than six years of writing for the web as a digital marketer, copywriter, and editor. His writing spans numerous industries, including education, healthcare, retail, and fitness and nutrition. He is an aspiring novelist and is working on a novel in his free time. Stephan currently resides in New York.

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An Interview with Morgan State University's Director of the Center for Career Development [Part 2]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 23, 2020

Part 2 of our interview with the Director of Morgan State's career center covers the impact of BLM on Black students returning to school or entering the workforce.

An Interview with Morgan State University's Director of the Center for Career Development [Part 1]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 16, 2020

We spoke with the Director of Morgan State's Center for Career Development about how to engage with students digitally and the job search during COVID-19.

How to Write an Out-of-Office Email During COVID-19

by Stephan Maldonado | July 07, 2020

"Vacation" looks different this year, but it's still important to take time for yourself this summer. See how to write an out-of-office email during COVID-19.

A Time for Courage: How Leaders Should Reckon with Questions of Race in Their Organizations [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 06, 2020

As nationwide protests force business leaders to reckon with how they handle race, we spoke with Chastity Lord about the type of leadership needed right now.

How Covid-19 is Changing the Way Nonprofits Fundraise [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | May 29, 2020

Vanessa Wakeman, CEO of the Wakeman Agency, discusses the impact of Covid-19 on nonprofits during the year's busiest fundraising season and how to move forward.

Vertosa's CEO Discusses the Cannabis Industry and the Resilience of Startups

by Stephan Maldonado | April 21, 2020

Ben Larson, CEO of the cannabis infusion company Vertosa, discusses the state of the cannabis industry during COVID-19 and how startups can navigate a crisis.

Lessons from a Leadership Coach on Navigating Business After COVID-19

by Stephan Maldonado | March 27, 2020

Over 50% of American jobs are threatened by COVID-19. We interviewed a leadership coach to learn how businesses and employees can proactively navigate a crisis.

Containing the Crisis: A CEO Discusses the Economic Impact of COVID-19 [Part 2]

by Stephan Maldonado | March 25, 2020

Congress passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill to aid those affected by COVID-19. We continue our interview with Nicholas Wyman on the pandemic's economic fallout.

Containing the Crisis: A CEO Discusses the Economic Impact of COVID-19 [Part 1]

by Stephan Maldonado | March 24, 2020

Congress continues to debate an economic stimulus bill to provide relief to those affected by COVID-19. We interviewed a CEO about the pandemic's repercussions.

The Secret to a Successful Corporate Culture [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | March 16, 2020

Steven Bilt, CEO of Smile Brands Inc., discusses how leaders can build a corporate culture that keeps employees engaged and boosts retention and productivity.

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