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May 22, 2017
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Raus aus der Masse

Ein Hochschul­studium allein ist noch kein Garant für gut dotierte Jobs. Julia Brandl, Professorin für Personal­politik an der Uni Innsbruck, hat gemeinsam mit ihrem Team den Stellenmarkt für Absolventinnen und Absolventen eines Informatik­studiums analysiert. Ihre Ergebnisse zeigen, dass zusätzlich Management­kompetenzen, … Continue reading

January 26, 2015
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Seven steps to selling your idea to the boss

ANN ARBOR — Middle managers often know best when certain practices or products are ripe for change in an organization, but can struggle selling their ideas up the chain of command. Sue Ashford, professor of management and organizations at the … Continue reading

December 26, 2013
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What’s your story? Six strategies for entrepreneurs

ANN ARBOR — An entrepreneur’s backstory plays a critical role in the success or failure of a fledgling venture, says Lianne Lefsrud, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan Ross School’s Erb Institute. “Especially for entrepreneurs with limited financial … Continue reading

December 26, 2012
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A Course in Professional Storytelling

Students who spent the semester learning about communication through storytelling have produced a story bank of narratives detailing their lives, their studies and their appreciation for what the UA’s English department promotes. What does it mean to be a great … Continue reading

October 1, 2012
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IBM Teams With ESB to Develop an Electric Vehicle Smart Charging IT System in Ireland

ARMONK, N.Y. and DUBLIN – 01 Oct 2012: IBM today announced that it has teamed with ESB ecars to implement a fully integrated smarter charging IT system that will help manage electric vehicle public charge points, which are being rolled … Continue reading

March 27, 2012
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Report Captures Picture of Global Opportunity Divide for Largest Youth Population in History

*Youths echo findings from International Youth Foundation report, which urges actions to help young people succeed.* REDMOND, Wash. — March 27, 2012 — The numbers are staggering: Our planet has the largest youth population ever, with more than 1 billion … Continue reading

October 19, 2011
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Poll: Americans Believe U.S. Headed in Wrong Direction on Energy

AUSTIN, Texas — A poll released today by The University of Texas at Austin found less than 14 percent of Americans think the country is headed in the right direction on energy. Of more than 3,400 consumers surveyed, 84 percent … Continue reading

January 25, 2011
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Build it and They Will Come? Think Again

EAST LANSING, Mich. — When it comes to economic development in American cities, the trusted old theory “If you build it, they will come” may not work, a Michigan State University sociologist argues in a new study. Conventional wisdom holds … Continue reading