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How Will Employers Perceive Long-term Unemployment in this Moment?

Ahead of the monthly jobs report numbers, Dean Matthew Slaughter spoke with Marketplace about stretches of unemployment due to the pandemic. “What becomes more important is, what’s the story that you can tell when — fingers crossed — you do have those interviews?”

Aug 07, 2020

The Missing Element of Joe Biden’s VP Search

“We should be talking about women not as political pawns but as leadership powerhouses,” write Ella Bell Smith and coauthor Constance Hale. “Years of studying and coaching female managers and executives, especially African American women, show us that the key components boil down to what we call GIG: grit, influence, and grace.”

Aug 07, 2020

In A Huge Year for Consulting MBAs, These Schools Were the Top Industry Feeders

Highlights Tuck among the top business schools for placing graduates in the consulting industry. Of the Tuck class of 2019, 38 percent accepted positions in consulting.

Aug 05, 2020

Peter Fisher Says Biden Might Be ‘Right Dose’ for China Relations

“I think it’s going to take a long time to reestablish some sense of trust, which may come very slowly. We may have to learn to proceed independent of trust,” says Peter Fisher, discussing frayed relations between the U.S. and China as a guest on Bloomberg Markets. Fisher also discussed the Fed, concerns about the economy and lower productivity, and zombie companies.

Aug 04, 2020

Local Hard Seltzer Brewed Right Here in Austin

A feature story about Blue Norther, a hard seltzer company co-founded by Austin Pittman T’21.

Aug 03, 2020

Consumers, Flush with Stimulus Money, Shun Credit-Card Debt

Quotes Roger Hochschild T’90, CEO of Discover Financial Services, in an article about how credit card debt and consumer demand have unexpectedly fallen during the coronavirus pandemic.

Aug 02, 2020

A Historic Antitrust Hearing in Congress Has Put Big Tech on Notice

In an opinion piece for The Guardian, Roger McNamee T’82, managing director at Elevation Partners, examines the recent congressional antitrust hearings focusing on the technology industry.

Jul 31, 2020

Private Sector. Don’t Just Stand There, Do Something Big!

Vijay Govindarajan, Paul Danos, and coauthor Anup Srivastava illustrate how the private sector can mobilize to address racial and socioeconomic inequality in America.

Jul 31, 2020

Big Tech Defies Global Economic Fallout with Blockbuster Earnings

Quotes Roger McNamee T’82 in an article about the technology industry’s resilience against a slowing global economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 31, 2020

How Singapore Startup Karana Turns Jackfruit into Plant-Based Pulled Pork

A feature story about Karana, a plant-based meat company co-founded by Blair Crichton T’18.

Jul 30, 2020

FT Business Books: August Edition

Highlights One Step Ahead: Mastering the Art and Science of Negotiation, a new book by David Sally.

Jul 29, 2020

Wall Street Gets Its Finance MBAs from These Schools

Highlights Tuck among the top business schools for placing graduates in the finance industry.

Jul 29, 2020

Where People Are Actually Shopping

Quotes Robert Shumsky, in an article about shopping patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 29, 2020

U.S. Treasuries: The Lessons from March’s Market Meltdown

Quotes Peter Fisher in an article exploring what the U.S. Treasury can glean from March’s market volatility.

Jul 29, 2020

Here’s How COVID-19 Is Impacting Americans’ Financial Health

Jamie Kalamarides T’94, president at Prudential Group Insurance, joins Yahoo! Finance to discuss the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 27, 2020

Barbie Used to Be Made in the Philippines; Why Did Mattel Leave the Country?

An article exploring Mattel’s production history in the Philippines highlights a paper by the Center for Digital Strategies.

Jul 27, 2020

Local Hard Seltzer Brewed Right Here in Austin

A feature story about Blue Norther, a hard seltzer company co-founded by Austin Pittman T’21.

Jul 24, 2020

What Safe Shopping Looks like during the Pandemic

Robert Shumsky and Laurens Debo offer three guidelines to help retailers implement social distancing.

Jul 24, 2020

That Flour You Bought Could Be the Future of the U.S. Economy

Quotes Ralph Carlton T’78, co-CEO of King Arthur Baking Company, in an article about the thriving flour industry.

Jul 24, 2020

No 1. Private Company: A Great Year for Calpine

A feature story about Calpine Corp., an energy company led by CEO Thad Hill T’95, which was named the number one private company in Houston.

Jul 24, 2020

How to Rethink Travel Plans for Your Next Vacation

Quotes Dan Richards T’03, CEO of Global Rescue, in an article about how to safely travel during the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 22, 2020

These MBA Programs Are the Top Feeders to the Tech Industry

Highlights Tuck as one of the top MBA programs for placing graduates in the technology industry.

Jul 22, 2020

The Pandemic Isn’t Bringing Back Factory Jobs, at Least Not Yet

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article exploring the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on American manufacturing.

Jul 22, 2020

Rise in Virus Cases near Bases in U.S. and Abroad Poses Test for Military

Quotes Lindsey Leininger in an article about the coronavirus pandemic's impact on military bases.

Jul 21, 2020

What It Will Take to Reopen Schools Safely

Lindsey Leininger and coauthors Sandra Albrecht, Malia Jones, and Aparna Kumar illustrate what’s needed to reopen schools for in-person instruction amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 21, 2020

Technology Will Transform Financial Service According to Industry Leaders

Quotes Roger Hochschild T’90, CEO of Discover, in an article about how the COVID-19 pandemic and technological advances are changing the finance industry.

Jul 20, 2020

The U.S. Is Out of Position in the Indo-Pacific Region

Highlights research by Richard D’Aveni exploring the concept of hypercompetition in an article about the United States’ involvement in the Indo-Pacific region.

Jul 19, 2020

Why and How to Revise Your Risk Management

Highlights research by Jordan Schoenfeld which found that many S&P 500 companies underestimated their true exposure to a pandemic.

Jul 19, 2020

2020 On-site Hits the Road in a Cross-Country Coronavirus Pivot

A feature story about 2020 On-site, a mobile optometry care startup founded by Alexis McLaughlin T’02.

Jul 17, 2020

‘Managers Need to Learn Skills That Cannot Be Replaced by Machines’

In an interview, Vijay Govindarajan discusses the skills managers will need to succeed in a post-COVID world.

Jul 16, 2020

Showtime, BET Launch Co-branded SHOxBET Channel, Replacing SHO Beyond

Quotes Tom Christie T’85, COO of Showtime, in an article about the company’s new partnership with BET.

Jul 15, 2020

Global Hangout: Ask the Experts: Infections & Immunity

Lindsey Leininger joins a panel of experts to discuss the rise in COVID-19 cases across the country, and her work on the information frontlines.

Jul 14, 2020

Q&A with Starz CEO

In an interview with CNBC, Jeffrey Hirsch T’99, CEO of Starz, discusses the company’s strategy.

Jul 13, 2020

Nearly 30 Percent of Men Say Progress toward Gender Equality Has Come at Their Expense

Quotes Noreen Doyle T’74 in an article about a new report released by the Pew Research Center exploring the state of gender equality.

Jul 13, 2020

A 3 Step Action Plan to Break down the Barriers That Keep Black Employees from Reaching the...

Highlights Our Separate Ways by Ella Bell Smith and Stella Nkomo in an article about how companies can better support the advancement of Black employees.

Jul 13, 2020

College Towns without College Students Have Small Businesses Struggling

Features Jarett Berke T’17, owner of Lou’s Restaurant & Bakery, in a story about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted local businesses in college towns across the country.

Jul 13, 2020