Patina Robinson

Patina Robinson

Born and raised in Raleigh, NC, Patina Robinson is proud to call the City of Oaks home and excited about joining The Poole College of Management Career Center team supporting both undergraduate and MBA students.  After earning an undergraduate psychology degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Patina continued her professional and educational studies through Pfeiffer University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.  In addition to earning an MBA from Pfeiffer University, Patina also holds certification in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Wake Technical Community College. This educational background made a strong foundation for Patina’s success as an adjunct professor at both Meredith College and Wake Technical Community College.  Through a multi-faceted career across diverse institutions such as UNC Health Care, Wake Med, Wake Technical Community College, and F&D Huebner dba McDonald’s, Patina has developed exceptional skills within the areas of customer service, training and development, relationship building, and student success.

Patina’s favorite quote as it relates to customer service: “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

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Networking While Remote | How Professionals of Color Can Stay Connected During the Pandemic

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You may have heard at least one of these sayings throughout the course of your career: “It isn’t what you know but who you know” and “Your network is your net worth.”

Ring any bells? Having access to the right …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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Building a “Personal Board of Directors” Can Transform Your Career—Here’s How to Do It

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When Suzy Nicoletti, a successful account manager, was passed over for a promotion, it didn’t make sense to her. “It didn’t fit with the stories I was telling myself,” she says.

Nicoletti sought input from a former colleague, someone more …

By Aliza Knox - The Muse
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How to End Any Professional Email (Plus a List of Sign-Offs for When You’re Tired of Saying “Best”)

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Do you have that professional email mostly written, but you’re not quite sure how to wrap it up? Or do you feel like you’re defaulting to the same email closings every time and want some alternatives? Sure, if you’re emailing …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career in 2021

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I don’t know about you, but I am certainly raising a glass to 2020 being over. This past year has brought tremendous change for so many of us—including when it comes to our careers. From layoffs and furloughs to paycuts and …

By Mary Kate Sheridan - Vault
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How to Feel More Confident in Interviews

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When you land an interview, you often feel instant joy. Unfortunately, this joy can soon be replaced by anxiety—and that can wreak havoc on your confidence. The good news is there are several distinct ways to fight this anxiety, boosting your …

By Julia Adams - Vault
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Jenkins MBA Alumni: Forbes 30 under 30

Jenkins MBA Alumni: Forbes 30 under 30

Read this Forbes article about Olivia Watkins

By Alexandra Wilson and Igor Bosilkovski
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9 Ways to Keep Growing in Your Career During COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed nearly every aspect of our lives, including work. Millions have been laid off due to the economic downturn, and many companies have had to tighten their budgets in other areas, freezing pay, promotions, and hiring, …

By Meredith Galante - The Muse
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3 Tips for Fighting Interview Fear

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Interview fear is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, it’s natural, stemming from the human desire to seek approval and validation. So, first, when trying to deal with your interview fear, it’s important to recognize that interview fear is …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
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Jenkins Professional Online MBA Opens Doors for Fall 2020 Graduates

Jenkins Professional Online MBA Opens Doors for Fall 2020 Graduates

There are plenty of reasons to join an MBA program, whether you’re looking for career advancement, educational enrichment or professional development. There are also plenty of programs to choose from. As a consistent Top 20 online MBA program, the Jenkins …

By Lily Theresa Scharrett Fandel
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10 Most Common Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers

10 Most Common Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers

Behavioral interview questions are typically asked at job interviews to gauge how successful you are at problem-solving. These questions can provide the interviewer with insight into your personality, skills and abilities. Because each behavioral interview question requires you to share …

By Patina Robinson
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