Three distinct careers, one definitive goal

At the first event in the 2014–15 Women Who Inspire speaker series, three busi­ness leaders dis­cussed their career paths and shared insight into how busi­ness­women can make sure their inno­v­a­tive ideas are being heard in the workplace.

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PwC’s Top 5 Tips to Career Fair Success

This guest post was written by Gillian Ors­burn, a Campus Recruiter for PwC and fre­quent Career Fair attendee. As a North­eastern stu­dent, words like “career,” “co-​​​​op,” and “net­working” likely make […]

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Pro Perspectives: Financial Consulting at Deloitte

Stu­dent Inter­viewer: Arun Pun­jabi Pro­fes­sional Inter­viewee: Patrick Kumf, Senior Asso­ciate in Finan­cial Advi­sory Ser­vices Com­pany: Deloitte As a 3rd year stu­dent in the D’Amore-McKim School of Busi­ness at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, double majoring […]

3Qs: Personal finance tips in a down economy

In the wake of Stan­dard & Poor’s recent down­grade of U.S. Trea­sury debt and with unem­ploy­ment rates remaining high, the nation’s trou­bled economy is a con­stant topic of dis­cus­sion. We asked Nicole M. Boyson, the William Conley Fac­ulty Fellow and Pro­fessor of Finance for some tips to sta­bi­lize indi­vid­uals’ per­sonal finances as they ride out the recession.

3Qs: “Poison Pill” hard to swallow, for some

A Delaware Chancery Court ruling last month upheld Airgas, Inc.’s right to employ its share­holders rights plan — a defense known as a “poison pill” — to block an unso­licited offer by Air Prod­ucts. Don Mar­gotta, asso­ciate pro­fessor of finance, dis­cusses the resur­gence of this cor­po­rate defense tactic.