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Artificial intelligence. Robotics. The Gig Economy. Globalization. The world is changing at a dizzying pace in ways that will have a profound effect on the economy, jobs and the flow of talent. How will firms cope with the changes ahead and what steps do they need to take today? Each episode features faculty from the world’s leading business school interviewing CEOs, technologists and experts on the bleeding edge discussing how to survive and thrive by managing the future of work.
 
Cold Call distills Harvard Business School's legendary case studies into podcast form. Hosted by Brian Kenny, the podcast airs every two weeks and features Harvard Business School faculty discussing cases they've written and the lessons they impart.
 
Follow two Harvard Business School grads as they use everything learned at Harvard Business School - in and outside of the classroom to land their dream jobs. Each episode has three segments: (1) Business School Application Essays - The hosts and their business school friends read the essays that got them into Harvard and other schools (2) How to get your dream job - a step by step run down of dreaming up your perfect job to landing it (3) Q&A section - write in questions and comments to lif ...
 
Do you have dreams to join companies like Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, and Google? But feel like you have a low GPA, or come from a non-target background? Then this is the podcast for you! I was a Vice President in Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley and also worked at Google, all with a 3.0 GPA and a non-target background, so let me show you how I did it. Come join me for unfiltered and candid advice related to all things career!
 
On this podcast, we interview people from different professions and gain an in-depth understanding of their job. Learn about different careers, from management consulting to mountain climbing - what each is all about and how to get in if you wanted to. If you want us to cover any company, role, or answer any additional questions, email us at hello@learneducatediscover.com. Additional resources on our website at www.learneducatediscover.com. Follow the show on Twitter @LED_Curator
 
Danielle Tillis Interviews, Director Steve James, Screenwriter Misan Sagay, and Nicolas Cage and other guests in TV &Film Entertainment, Comedy, Hollywood Careers and Film Business. Guest Point of view of Hollywood TV & Film.
 
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Digital platforms for highly skilled freelancers are set to broker more strategic engagements for businesses needing extra capacity and flexibility. HBS and Managing the Future of Work’s Joe Fuller and Boston Consulting Group’s Allison Bailey, co-authors of the report Building the On-Demand Workforce, join Bill Kerr. How can employers adapt their a…
 
Survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre and their descendants believe historic social injustices should be addressed through reparations. Harvard Business School professor Mihir Desai discusses the arguments for and against reparations in response to the Tulsa Massacre and, more broadly, to the effects of slavery and racist government policies in the …
 
Graham and Alex celebrate some early signs of spring while tackling two applicant profiles and one admitted student's dilemma. Also, Alex puts Graham on the spot with a surprise listener email...and our hosts gear up for a big Clear Admit event for deferred enrollment applicants. As always, a number of key admissions strategy questions are covered,…
 
The late 20th century saw dramatic growth in incarceration rates in the United States. Of the more than 2.3 million people in U.S. prisons, jails, and detention centers in 2020, 60 percent were Black or Latinx. Harvard Business School assistant professor Reshmaan Hussam probes the assumptions underlying the current prison system, with its huge raci…
 
As a special treat, Graham and Alex welcome Reddit r/MBA moderator Highlyasian, who joins in on the WireTaps fun, dishing out MBA admissions advice alongside our dynamic duo. How will they weigh in on an early bird, ORM candidate with a 700 GMAT? What will they recommend to a candidate with offers (and varying scholarship $) from Booth, Tuck, MIT, …
 
Self-awareness can be a strategic asset for businesses and individuals alike, says Edith Cooper. The former Goldman Sachs partner reflects on the evolution of the employer-employee relationship, the benefits of cultivating diversity and individuality, and how a new generation of professionals looks for work-life balance and community amid social up…
 
As the first Black female factory manager to lead a John Deere plant, Rosalind Fox must figure out how to build relationships with her staff, who are mostly white men. Harvard Business School senior lecturer Tony Mayo discusses the pressure on Fox to assimilate into the dominant culture, her decision to lean into her authentic self, and the deep co…
 
As bitter cold temperatures grip much of the US and Europe, Alex and Graham hunker down to discuss R2 interview invites, a listener email asking about mid-application GRE/GMAT retakes, one college senior's deferred admission MBA options, and 'early bird' advice for a Ghanaian-British applicant with a potential GPA issue. Our hosts also delve into a…
 
In 1963, Bob Rosenberg’s (MBA 1963) father asked him to become CEO of Universal Food Systems—which included a regional brand known as Dunkin’ Donuts. He was just 25 at the time. He recalls this moment in his new book, Around the Corner to Around the World: A Dozen Lessons I Learned Running Dunkin Donuts.“ Up until that point,” he writes, “the only …
 
As the realities of 5G wireless networking and the Internet of Things catch up to the hype, the effects are expected to be sweeping, from smart infrastructure to enhanced education and training and new business models. Mo Katibeh, AT&T’s Chief Product and Platform Officer, helps break down implications for jobs, skills, and the future of work.…
 
As a Black female CEO, Shellye Archambeau is no stranger to adversity. Becoming a leader was her goal since high school, and she achieved it through decades of hard work and skillful decision making. Now she faces her most critical leadership decision. The software company she leads, MetricStream, is losing customers, hemorrhaging cash, and struggl…
 
Alex and Graham answer an admitted student's question: "Am I crazy to turn down HBS?" They also evaluate the candidacies of a Nuclear Surface Warfare Officer looking to use the MBA to pivot from military to MBB consulting and an Indian male IT candidate working in Germany who is worried that he may face an uphill battle in R2. Beyond that, this wee…
 
MIT labor economist David Autor, co-chair of the Institute’s Task Force on the Work of the Future, discusses the initiative’s report, “The Work of the Future: Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines.” Describing the report as both optimistic and cautionary, Autor makes the case that the US needs to reinvest in innovation while suppor…
 
Bill Riddick, an African-American community leader and counselor, must find a way to bridge the divide between Black and white community leaders, who are on opposing sides of school integration in Durham, North Carolina, in 1971. Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino and senior researcher Jeffrey Huizinga explain how empathy and curiosit…
 
After some speculation around HBS R2 interview invites, Alex and Graham evaluate a West African Private Equity professional with potential GRE issues and a military candidate who has already made the jump to the private sector but may or may not be a slam dunk candidate at top schools. They also dive into a potentially controversial DecisionWire de…
 
EV Reality Check - Institutional Investor’s top-ranked Auto Analyst Nick Colas takes us inside the newest electric vehicles, separating what’s possible from what’s not. How long will the rollout take? How much demand is there? Are batteries cost effective vs gas and diesel? What about hydrogen fuel cells? Where will all the electricity come from?…
 
As work life morphs into an expanding series of limited engagements, education and training need to be retooled for the long haul. Workforce training expert Michelle Weise, author of the new book Long Life Learning: Preparing for Jobs That Don’t Even Exist Yet, says the sector needs to do a better job of accommodating the demands of the workplace a…
 
Alex and Graham get overexcited about a couple of listener reviews and answer a challenging question received over email. They also debate a lawyer's odds of getting into b-school for investment banking, a banker's odds of breaking into private equity, and an admitted student's dilemma in choosing Kellogg, Haas, or Booth for consumer goods as a BIP…
 
The idea of uncaging industrial robots may seem like a Hollywood trope, but it refers to technology that allows manufacturers to choreograph more precise and productive interplay between robots and workers. Veo Robotics president, CEO, and co-founder, Patrick Sobalvarro, explains the state of the art in industrial automation.…
 
Melvin Carter, the mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota, swept into office in 2018, promising to improve equity. In his campaign, he had spoken from experience about what it felt like to be pulled over by police as a Black man. He wanted to create a new public safety framework that would be rooted in community. But then the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out mu…
 
Alex and Graham daringly set out to prove that WireTaps has at least six listeners, then move on to critique the candidacies of a Navy Seal and an architect - both with potential GMAT issues. Plus, a candidate targeting a post-MBA career in real estate looks for guidance on choosing between offers from Kellogg, Booth, or CBS.…
 
The Chartist – Top Technical Strategist Chris Verrone of Strategas Research joins us to interpret the charts and share tactical ideas for Q1. Chris describes his work as “technical ideas for fundamental investors” and I read his note every morning. Having been named by Institutional Investor as one of Wall Street's top three strategists for a recor…
 
Video conferencing and other communications technologies have been a lifeline for many during the Covid-19 pandemic. But they can exacerbate existing inequalities and create new ones. How can organizations help employees thrive in the post-Covid hybrid workforce of in-person and remote teams? Michael Peachey heads up the user experience (UX) group …
 
This is the third and final episode of “Out of the Valley,” a Skydeck mini-series that explores the past, present, and future of entrepreneurship. We started in the whaling capital of the world: New Bedford, Massachusetts in the 1800s, where we saw the roots of the venture capital industry. Then, of course, we found ourselves in Silicon Valley, whe…
 
In this episode of WireTaps, Alex and Graham try to figure out why a highly qualified military applicant didn't make the cut in R1, and what that might mean for the candidate's R2 strategy. They also discuss an 'early bird' candidate who is wondering if it makes sense to wait for a promotion before applying. And finally, this week's DecisionWire ca…
 
As AI and automation take on more and more sophisticated tasks, being human can look like a career liability. But not when you consider inherent advantages like our capacity to collaborate, create, and think critically. Jamie Merisotis, President and CEO of the Lumina Foundation and author of the new book Human Work in the Age of Smart Machines, ex…
 
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