The Business World Articles

  • Who Does the Business Prefer: Boring Nice Guys vs. Attractive A-holes

    Who Does the Business Prefer: Boring Nice Guys vs. Attractive A-holes

    by on December 15th, 2014

    Editor-in-Chief Nabil Mohamed looks at the people and the companies that treat us badly and ask why we keep falling for them. I’ve been noticing this phenomenon a lot lately. I’d be sitting somewhere with a friend … Read More

  • Tax Filings: 4 Common Mistakes Made by New Business Owners

    Tax Filings: 4 Common Mistakes Made by New Business Owners

    by on December 14th, 2014

    It goes without saying that being a small business owner or entrepreneur can be challenging endeavor. There are so many facets to successfully running a business that the first few years are bound to lead to mistakes. … Read More

  • 5 Simple Rules for Christmas Shopping

    5 Simple Rules for Christmas Shopping

    by on December 13th, 2014

    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! Last year, I … Read More

  • Giving to Charity: Why Do You Do It?

    Giving to Charity: Why Do You Do It?

    by on December 12th, 2014

    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! I like to … Read More

  • 3 Tips to Break Out of Traditional Business Jobs

    3 Tips to Break Out of Traditional Business Jobs

    by on December 11th, 2014

    Many students are intrigued by the broad field of business, but aren’t especially attracted to many of the traditional sub-fields, such as banking. Here are jobs in some new areas to consider if this applies to you! 1. … Read More

  • Why You Should Never Say You’re Too Busy

    Why You Should Never Say You’re Too Busy

    by on December 10th, 2014

    Today I’m going to tell you why you should never say that you’re too busy for something. Have you ever had to do something right before a really important deadline? And all of a sudden you only have an hour to … Read More

  • Advice for Entrepreneurs: Playing the Long Game

    Advice for Entrepreneurs: Playing the Long Game

    by on December 9th, 2014

    Angela Winkle, 2nd Year HBS Student (RC) and Communications Director for the Womens’ Students Association, reports on the WSA’s most recent Fireside Chat, with Jules Pieri (MBA ‘86), CEO of The Grommet. It’s that … Read More

  • 5 Tips for a Competitive Job Application

    5 Tips for a Competitive Job Application

    by on December 8th, 2014

    Are you applying for a job, internship, or teaching assistant (TA) position? We’ve got five easy job application and interview tips that you can use when applying to just about anything. Tuck these tips under your … Read More

  • Temporary Jobs CAN Offer a Permanent Solution

    Temporary Jobs CAN Offer a Permanent Solution

    by on December 7th, 2014

    Have you been diligently looking for your next job opportunity with no such luck? Truth be told, you’re not alone. In fact, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of October 2014, approximately 5.8% of the … Read More

  • The Changing Culture of Women in the Sports Business

    The Changing Culture of Women in the Sports Business

    by on December 6th, 2014

    Today’s article was submitted by Siobhan Bauer. Professional and collegiate sports make up a sector of business that has been a historically male-dominated culture. In the grand scheme, few women hold executive … Read More

  • The 9 Most Common Mistakes New Business Owners Make

    The 9 Most Common Mistakes New Business Owners Make

    by on December 5th, 2014

    There were many years I had this blog but I could not figure out HOW to make it a business for the life of me. It was not making me money but I loved it so much and I spent every spare minute blogging. One of my biggest … Read More

  • 5 Takeaways from A Veteran’s Successful Pursuit of His Dream Job

    5 Takeaways from A Veteran’s Successful Pursuit of His Dream Job

    by on December 4th, 2014

    Below are 5 takeaways from one veteran’s successful pursuit of his dream job. The author is a graduate of the Naval Academy and Harvard Business School. I won’t attempt to tell you what career path you should take. … Read More

  • How to Be a Team Player and Leader

    How to Be a Team Player and Leader

    by on December 2nd, 2014

    Today’s article was submitted by Nicole Chacin. Undergraduate business school programs stress group work a great deal. Such focus happens to be excellent pre-professional preparation for students who will find … Read More

  • Watch Your Credit Score!

    Watch Your Credit Score!

    by on November 27th, 2014

    After the financial crisis in 2008 precipitated large scale unemployment, employers began to use credit card scores to filter out the large number of people applying for limited positions. Unfortunately, what this means … Read More