BW Magazine continues to gain our respect each passing day. Its an amazing resource.
On some B-school campuses, women's groups are offering support for women juggling the roles of mom and MBA student
http://www.businessweek.com/bschools/co ... exclusives
The MBA Bull Market Has Legs
Study: More recruiter offers to MBAs, fewer to undergrads. Plus: E-mail names affect hiring; research rankings; Chicago's gift; new deans
http://www.businessweek.com/bschools/co ... 863690.htm
Quoting under fair use:
"Funky Names Don't Cut It
Speaking of jobs, are you looking for an easy way to get your job application taken out of the running? Then you should keep that "creative" e-mail address that has trailed you since college.
E-mail nicknames like Drunkensquirl@, bacardigirl@, and ifel4u@ are the type of unprofessional monikers that could cause a human resources screener to toss your résumé in the rejected pile, according to a recent study conducted at Ohio University. "
The Poverty Business
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/co ... 035001.htm
"Once, substantial businesses had little interest in chasing customers of the sort who frequent the storefronts surrounding the Byrider dealership in Albuquerque. Why bother grabbing for the few dollars in a broke man's pocket? Now there's a reason.
Armed with the latest technology for assessing credit risks—some of it so fine-tuned it picks up spending on cigarettes—ambitious corporations like Byrider see profits in those thin wallets."
"The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid" is a nice companion to this article.
http://www.amazon.com/Fortune-Bottom-Py ... 131877291/
Secrets of Top Hedge Funds:
http://www.businessweek.com/bwdaily/dnf ... ries_ssi_5
"Hedge funds are fueling some of the biggest fortunes in history. For evidence of the funds' success, check out their managers' take-home pay: Jim Simons, the founder of Renaissance Technologies, took home $1.7 billion in 2006, according to Institutional Investor's Alpha magazine. Citadel's Ken Griffin made $1.4 billion, and ESL Investments's Ed Lampert made $1.3 billion."