Industry Insights

Why Do Investors Choose Fund of Funds?

In private equity fund of funds, investors commit to a fund, which in turn makes commitments to a predetermined number of underlying funds. Investors achieve diversification through exposure to a high number of funds, and in turn a high number …

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
Read more »

The Difference Between How Black and White Professionals Rate Their Firms in Diversity

Each year, Vault surveys thousands of banking and accounting professionals, asking them to rate their firms in several workplace categories. These categories include compensation, benefits, hours, work/life balance, training, relationships with managers, promotion policies, and business outlook. They also include

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
Read more »

Current Challenges in Investment Banking Industry – and the Solutions

The key players in the investment banking industry face a series of issues post-pandemic. IBCA discusses the major challenges such as cyber-threats, increasing costs, technology adoption, and talent acquisition along with the possible solutions.

Evaluating an industry that always undergoes …

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
Read more »

50 Best Accounting Firms for 2022

Today, we release our annual Accounting 50, a ranking of the best accounting firms to work for. The ranking is based on a survey of approximately 11,400 accounting professionals, who were asked to rate their firms in several workplace categories, …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
Read more »

Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality

As Pride month comes to a close and we release our latest Law Diversity Rankings, we thought it would be great time to take a look at the progress that’s been made in LGBT equality in the workplace. Below is …

By Kristina Rudic - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
Read more »

A Historic Year: 686 Employers Earn Perfect Scores in HRC’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index

2019 was a historic year for LGBTQ inclusion in the workplace, according to the findings of the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). At the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 21, HRC president Alphonso David …

By Stephan Maldonado - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
Read more »

Covid-Related Challenges to Plague Supply Chains in 2021

Organizations can expect regulatory changes, food fraud, and the ongoing effects of Covid-19 to fuel supply chain risks in 2021, according to a report from London-based standards and supply chain intelligence firm BSI.

Download the full article from British Standards …

By Trista Hevey
Trista Hevey Director of MBA Alumni & Corporate Relations
Read more »

3 Social-Impact Lessons from Past Presidents

Many of us strive to be good role models in our careers, but few of our jobs come with the public spotlight of the United States presidency. The president’s views on social justice can influence the beliefs of an entire …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
Read more »

20 HR Podcasts for Human Resources Professionals

Introduction

Podcasts can provide listeners with the chance to easily digest information while on the go. Whether you’re on your morning commute, cleaning the house on a Saturday afternoon, or on your evening walk, podcasts are readily available during your …

By Tarek Bouakaz - Vidcruiter
Vidcruiter
Land your dream job and advance your career with expert advice.
Read more »

Public Health Needs People With Diverse Skills and Backgrounds—Here Are 9 Careers to Consider

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, most people in the United States didn’t think very much about public health. But now that terms like “epidemiology” and “social distancing” have been added to everyone’s vocabulary list, you might be thinking more than ever …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
Read more »

Sidebar

Location

Address

Office of Career Success
Chase Career Center, Suite N207
Isenberg School of Management
UMass Amherst
121 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003

Chase Career Center Hours

M 8:30am-5pm
T 8:30am-5pm
W 8:30am-5pm
TH 8:30am-5pm
F 8:30am-5pm