The Business World Articles

  • The Freedom and Chains of Generation Y

    The Freedom and Chains of Generation Y

    by on May 4th, 2016

    Today’s article was written by Heather Fischer. When season one of Master of None was released on Netflix this past November, it quickly piqued the interest of many young adults in their 20s and 30s. I, like my … Read More

  • The Story of Valeant: It’s Legal but Is It Right?

    The Story of Valeant: It’s Legal but Is It Right?

    by on May 1st, 2016

    Today’s article was written by prof. Kevin Sharer. Google the phrase “do the right thing” to see the many ways in which this mantra is intrinsic to American and other healthy cultures. At HBS this message is … Read More

  • Get Career Ready: Be of Service

    Get Career Ready: Be of Service

    by on April 29th, 2016

    Resumes are all about impact and positive contributions to meaningful outcomes. Want to have more impact and contribute more towards meaningful outcomes? It’s easy. Just ask yourself this one question: How can I be of … Read More

  • 8 Tips for Moving Up the Corporate Ladder

    8 Tips for Moving Up the Corporate Ladder

    by on April 28th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Angela McDonald, Partner and VP of Client Services at Manila Recruitment. At the beginning, even in the middle, of a professional career, the corporate ladder may look tall and … Read More

  • Take it From the Guy Who Created FOMO: One Job Is not Enough

    Take it From the Guy Who Created FOMO: One Job Is not Enough

    by on April 27th, 2016

    Today’s article was written by Natasha Larsen. With graduation fast approaching, it’s natural to feel apprehensive about finding a job that will be both interesting and fulfilling. Even if you manage to find a … Read More

  • Get Ahead in Career Fairs

    Get Ahead in Career Fairs

    by on April 22nd, 2016

    Word to the wise: it is never too early to get a head start. As a business major, it is imperative to get your name and face out there, and that means making the effort to network at career fairs. While they are tailored … Read More

  • Where Business and Society Intersect: An Interview with Lord John Browne, Former BP CEO

    Where Business and Society Intersect: An Interview with Lord John Browne, Former BP CEO

    by on April 21st, 2016

    Vipul Chhajer (Class of ’16) sat down with Lord John Browne, the former CEO of British Petroleum and the first openly LBGT leader of a Fortune 100 company, and his co-authors, Robin Nuttall and Tommy Stadlen, to … Read More

  • Get Career Ready: Launch Your Resume

    Get Career Ready: Launch Your Resume

    by on April 20th, 2016

    Most people get resumes all wrong. They’re not meant to tell the whole story of everything you’ve ever done (fear not, underclassmen!). They’re not meant to list out all the skills or qualities you think you … Read More

  • 3G’s Next Target: General Mills or Mondelez?

    3G’s Next Target: General Mills or Mondelez?

    by on April 19th, 2016

    Today’s article was written by Jonathan Malankar. Hardly a year has passed since the Kraft-Heinz mega-merger and there’s already word on the street that 3G could be on the lookout for its next yummy CPG target. … Read More

  • Glass Half Empty: The Risks and Opportunities of Water Scarcity

    Glass Half Empty: The Risks and Opportunities of Water Scarcity

    by on April 18th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Brittany Harris. You’ve had an unlimited amount of water at your disposal for your entire life. Water was used to make that delicious, cheesy pizza that you waited until cheat day … Read More

  • How to Build a Winning Brand

    How to Build a Winning Brand

    by on April 17th, 2016

    I recently had the chance to attend Forté’s College Fast Track to Finance Conference in NYC on March 18, and I had a great time! I learned a lot from many successful women in business and met some awesome college … Read More

  • How to Create Your Own Career Opportunities

    How to Create Your Own Career Opportunities

    by on April 15th, 2016

    Most colleges and universities have a career center or advising office that helps students with their professional development. However, these resources can only help an individual to a certain extent. In order to make … Read More

  • Get Career Ready: Say ‘Thank You’

    Get Career Ready: Say ‘Thank You’

    by on April 14th, 2016

    If you followed last week’s tip, you’ve begun seeking the advice, counsel, and coaching of others. If you want people to keep supporting you, you need to say thank you. But don’t stop with those words. Let people … Read More

  • Pay to Play: Why Professional Athletes Represent Cheap Labor

    Pay to Play: Why Professional Athletes Represent Cheap Labor

    by on April 13th, 2016

    Today’s article was written by Akash Pradhan. When NBA free agency, a time when professional basketball players whose contracts have run out can sign with other teams, rolls around this coming summer, it will be … Read More