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What's keeping the unemployed from getting jobs
Published: Wed, 17 Dec 2014
Outlet: Forbes Magazine
But MIT Professor Ofer Sharone, author of Flawed System/Flawed Self, has a few ideas on how to turn things around for white-collar job seekers and how they should look for work. Read more
VC bubble or not, sea of funding options is boon for entrepreneurs
Published: Tue, 16 Dec 2014
Outlet: The Boston Globe's BetaBoston
Much to my surprise, every panelist or speaker to address the VC bubble debate at the 17th Annual MIT Venture Capital & Innovation Conference this past Friday agreed: No, we are not in a venture capital bubble. Read more
12 months of reading
Published: Mon, 15 Dec 2014
Outlet: The Wall Street Journal
In "The Second Machine Age," Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee brilliantly bring to life the technological innovations that are transforming both work and homes. Read more
Keep up safety efforts: Analyst
Published: Mon, 15 Dec 2014
Outlet: The Daily Star (Bangladesh)
Thomas Anton Kochan, George Maverick Bunker professor of work and employment relations at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Sloan School of Management, stresses the need to form organisations that give workers a voice. Read more
The unspoken signals in earnings releases
Published: Sun, 14 Dec 2014
Outlet: The Wall Street Journal
"Investors are missing out on an opportunity to identify what firms are ultimately going to report," says Eric So, an assistant professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management, whose study, "Time Will Tell: Information in the Timing of Scheduled Earnings News," was published last summer. Read more
Party your way to a new job during the holidays
Published: Sat, 13 Dec 2014
Outlet: The Huffington Post (Opinion Piece)
A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Susan is also a Visiting Scholar at the MIT Sloan School of Management. In addition to, Susan also contributes to AOL Jobs, LinkedIn,,, and BrazenCareerist. Read more
Here's why 2014 was a great year to get an MBA
Published: Sat, 13 Dec 2014
Outlet: Quartz
Most schools, however, reported stable or improved job offer rates. MIT's Sloan School of Management saw three-month offers rise to 95% from 92%, while the University of Virginia's Darden School... Read more
MIT: School breaks are bad for stocks!
Published: Fri, 12 Dec 2014
Outlet: USA Today
Stock prices tend to do the worst during periods following long school vacations, according to new research by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Visiting Professor Lily Fang. Read more
App saves teachers time and offers real-time data on student comprehension of material
Published: Thu, 11 Dec 2014
As a teaching assistant at the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2010, Amit Maimon MBA '11 witnessed the origins of a technological phenomenon: Smartphones and tablets had started creeping into the classroom in the hands of students. Read more
HL20: Andrea Ippolito—Hacking Healthcare
Published: Wed, 10 Dec 2014
Outlet: Health Leaders Media
Ippolito is a PhD student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hacking Medicine's codirector for 2013–2014 (along with fellow MIT student Allison Yost), and now a Presidential Innovation Fellow working with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Read more
Cloud rolls in, apps rolls out
Published: Tue, 09 Dec 2014
Outlet: TMCnet (Opinion Piece)
Selwyn Rabins co-founded Alpha Software and leads Alpha's design and engineering work. Rabins holds a master's degree in finance from the Sloan School at MIT and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read more
Gradeable's new features make it easier for educators to adhere to the Common Core
Published: Tue, 09 Dec 2014
Outlet: BostInno
"A lot of the teachers that use Gradeable are really stressed out, because so much is changing in teaching," said founder Parul Singh, an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. "We have talked to teachers who are retiring early because everything that's happening is... Read more
Innovating with Bitcoin at MIT
Published: Mon, 08 Dec 2014
Outlet: Xconomy (Opinion Piece)
Christian Catalini is the Fred Kayne Career Development Professor of Entrepreneurship and Assistant Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Read more
Everything we think about saying 'I love you' is wrong
Published: Mon, 08 Dec 2014
Outlet: Mic News
Josh Ackerman, a social psychologist at the MIT Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts, told Discovery News, "If someone says 'I love you' after sex, it's a better indicator of how they are actually feeling. There is no ambiguity that they are trying to get something else out of it." Read more
The national bank of Ukraine has lost its independence. It must get it back.
Published: Mon, 08 Dec 2014
Outlet: The Huffington Post (Opinion Piece)
Andrei Kirilenko is the Professor of the Practice of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management. The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), Ukraine's central bank, is no longer in control of the monetary and financial situation in the country. Read more
Is it really over for RG3? It's too soon to tell.
Published: Thu, 04 Dec 2014
Outlet: Oxford University Press Blog (Opinion Piece)
Ben Shields is Lecturer in Managerial Communication at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He previously served as Director of Social Media and Marketing at ESPN. He is coauthor of The Elusive Fan and has written many articles and book chapters on sports media and marketing. Read more
'Smart suitcase' project with MIT roots raises $1.3 million
Published: Thu, 04 Dec 2014
Outlet: The Boston Globe
Bluesmart, a New York-based startup co-founded by a student at the MIT's Sloan School of Management, Brian Chen, unveiled a suitcase earlier this year with a built-in scale, digital lock, GPS... Read more

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