Industry Insights

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
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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 - Firsthand
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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 - Firsthand
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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 - Firsthand
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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.

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By Trista Hevey
Trista Hevey Director of MBA Alumni & Corporate Relations
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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
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20 HR Podcasts for Human Resources Professionals

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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
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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
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How Understanding Blockchain Could Help You Land Your Next Job—Even If You Aren’t A Developer

 

Behind the words blockchain and cryptocurrency, there exists a growing industry and companies focused on creating the next version of the Internet. As blockchain technology has become more prevalent in the financial and gaming industries, developers and non-developers benefit …

By Liam Berry - WayUp
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This Northwestern Mutual Advisor Wants to Close the Gap for People of Color in the Financial Industry

Originally from Togo, Africa, Bilal Afolabi came to Connecticut with his family when he was eight. Afolabi credits his entrepreneurial spirit to his father, a small-business owner who started his own trucking company at a young age.

“Growing up, my …

By Northwestern Mutual - Firsthand
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