The Business World Articles

  • 4 Reasons Why Women Should Attend a Women in Business Conference

    4 Reasons Why Women Should Attend a Women in Business Conference

    by on February 22nd, 2015

    Today’s article was submitted by Nicole Chacin. Within the next decade, there will be a 6 million person gap between the number of college graduates and the number of college-educated workers needed for job growth. … Read More

  • New Job, New City: Moving After Graduation

    New Job, New City: Moving After Graduation

    by on February 21st, 2015

    So you worked hard, killed it at your interview, and got the job. Congrats! Now it’s time to start working on your next big task—tackling moving after graduation. I recently accepted a job in Austin, Texas, and I’m … Read More

  • How Unconscious Bias Might Be Keeping You from Your Dream Job

    How Unconscious Bias Might Be Keeping You from Your Dream Job

    by on February 20th, 2015

    The lack of women in the cybersecurity and IT professions is no great mystery. According to one study, only about 13 percent of all cybersecurity professionals are women, despite increased efforts to attract young women … Read More

  • Using Volunteer Experience on a Resume

    Using Volunteer Experience on a Resume

    by on February 19th, 2015

    When thinking about what kinds of experiences to list on your resume, don’t rule out listing volunteer positions. These experiences can be just as valuable as paid work experience, and employers can be just as … Read More

  • Revamp Your To-Do List with a Process-Based Approach

    Revamp Your To-Do List with a Process-Based Approach

    by on February 18th, 2015

    “I have a to-do list as long as my arm! How am I ever going to accomplish everything on this list?” Does this sound familiar? If you are like most people, probably. These days, it seems that everyone is busier than … Read More

  • How to Squash Your Career Fears

    How to Squash Your Career Fears

    by on February 17th, 2015

    Today I am sharing with you some of the content from our Love Your Work and Life Challenge! It’s not too late to join us! You can still sign up. I have a special surprise guest to start off your day. You have to watch … Read More

  • Business Shows Feminism How It’s Done

    Business Shows Feminism How It’s Done

    by on February 16th, 2015

    Angela Winkle (RC—first-year HBS student) and Communications Director for the WSA looks at how powerful men have advanced feminism, and asks how all HBS students can use their positions to privilege to do the same. … Read More

  • How to Recruit for the Modern Workplace

    How to Recruit for the Modern Workplace

    by on February 15th, 2015

    In order to recruit the best candidates with the skills and motivation to succeed in the modern workplace, companies need to understand that it’s very much a two way process. Sure the candidate needs to have the … Read More

  • Become the Warren Buffett of Social Investing

    Become the Warren Buffett of Social Investing

    by on February 13th, 2015

    Eric Gastfriend is an EC (second-year HBS student) and the co-Founder of Harvard University Effective Altruism Student Group. He explains why now is the time to pay attention to effective giving. Suppose I told you about … Read More

  • The Passion to Pursue: Career Wear Designer Nora Gardner

    The Passion to Pursue: Career Wear Designer Nora Gardner

    by on February 12th, 2015

    Designed around the belief that women don’t need to wear traditional bulky suits in order to look professional, Nora Gardner has strived to create “the new standard for women’s workwear.” She believes that … Read More

  • Pro-cruit, Don’t Re-cruit

    Pro-cruit, Don’t Re-cruit

    by on February 11th, 2015

    How did you feel, as you waited outside a hotel-room-turned-interview-room for your turn? Was it excitement to have a shot at a dream company? Was it trepidation at how your non-standard experience and background stack … Read More

  • How Safe Is Your Company Data

    How Safe Is Your Company Data

    by on February 9th, 2015

    We all use data and we all need to store it securely. As someone who runs a website I can tell you personally how important this has become. Below are 5 quick tips from a security expert to keep you and your data safe. - … Read More

  • Personal Branding on a Budget

    Personal Branding on a Budget

    by on February 8th, 2015

    Today’s article was submitted by Stephanie Watkins. Personal branding can be an amazing tool to use when searching for a job or internship. It can help you stand out from the crowd, demonstrate your skills, and get … Read More

  • 3 Services I Refuse to Pay Someone Else to Do

    3 Services I Refuse to Pay Someone Else to Do

    by on February 5th, 2015

    Libby is a jack of all trades, master of … well, you know how the saying goes. Media consultant by day, mommy by night, you can usually find her with a glass of wine in hand, provided the kids are in bed! Are you the … Read More