How to elevate an inclusive community of entrepreneurs

By Kara Baskin | MIT Ideas Made to Matter | November 23, 2020

Networking is how business gets done — but access for women and entrepreneurs of color is often limited. How can they build community, and how can the broader entrepreneurial ecosystem …

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Alumni Stories: Derek DeAndrade, MBA 2019

Derek DeAndrade discusses the importance of networking, and the impact it had on his career transition to Impact Investing. He offers advice on how current students can utilize MIT Sloan resources and tools to make connections and determine a target …

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MFin Career Question of the Week: No Response on Submitted Applications

I’ve submitted applications for a number of different jobs but haven’t heard back at all about interest in my applications or next steps. What should I do?
It’s not uncommon to feel discouraged or frustrated when companies are slow to …

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Veteran-owned businesses face a different kind of combat

By Sean McFadden | Boston Business Journal | November 13, 2020

It’s been five years since the Business Journal launched its list of the largest veteran-owned businesses in Massachusetts. During that time, our annual salute to local companies that are majority-owned by …

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Veteran-owned businesses face a different kind of combat

Sean McFadden | Boston Business Journal | November 13, 2020

It’s been five years since the Business Journal launched its list of the largest veteran-owned businesses in Massachusetts. During that time, our annual salute to local companies that are majority-owned by a …

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Alumni Stories: Kristin Riley, EMBA 2020

Kristin Riley shares how she engaged with the CDO to support her recent career transition. She offers advice for how to learn about opportunities, approach career decisions, and make a successful, positive transition that honors your relationships and legacy.

Interested …

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Why Inclusive Work Leads to Better Outcomes

Ex-Google exec Megan Smith says an inclusive work climate leads to better business, research, and impact outcomes. Here are 4 ways to achieve that goal.

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Largest Veteran-Owned Businesses in Massachusetts

By Sean McFadden and Hillary Burns | Boston Business Journal | November 12, 2020

1
The Herb Chambers Cos.
259 McGrath Hwy.
Somerville, MA 02143
617-666-8333
herbchambers.com
1,930
$2,623,698,466
Herb Chambers, CEO
100.00%
2
Lafrance Hospitality
66 State Road
Westport, MA 02790
508-676-7888
lafrancehospitality.com
409
$65,677,000
Richard Lafrance, CEO
85.00%

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Lessons on Leading Through Chaos from U.S. Special Operations

By Boris Groysberg and John Masko | Harvard Business Review | November 11, 2020

“I’m sure the other candidate checks all the boxes,” a veteran of the U.S. Navy SEALs told his final-round interviewer at a financial services company. “But here’s one …

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Advice for MFins during Winter Break

Join your career advisors for a live Q&A session focused on how best to advance your career development and job search efforts over winter break. Watch our pre-recorded webinar prior to the live session for useful tips (will be posted …

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