News & Announcements

Patricia Berens

New Company Resource: Mergent Online

Mergent Online is a comprehensive source of information about US and international companies, both public and private.  Research company histories, executives, financials, competitors, supply chain, equity research, SEC filings, and more.  One can do individual company look-ups as well as screen according to a variety of criteria. Mergent Online also includes industry reports and country…

News & Announcements

Patricia Berens

Career Resource GOINGLOBAL now on Library website

GOINGLOBAL is a career and employment resource that features country career guides,  US and Canadian city career guides, corporate profiles, worldwide job and internship postings, visa information, and more.  For example, the country career guides basically tell you everything you need to know about applying for jobs and work life in a country, including how job…

Living Entrepreneurship

Daniel Qualls

Sales for Startups or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Vaporware

First, the long title of this blog post (and GIF above) are taken from the 1964 Stanley Kubrick film Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. This post has nothing to do with Stanley Kubrick or nuclear war, but I thought “stop worrying and love vaporware” was a perfect…

Creating Social Value

Lean for Social Innovation: Yes to TPS

By Wade Vincent, Toyota Production System advisor. This post is part of a series that explores how Toyota Production System (TPS) concepts are applied in the nonprofit sector to support social innovation. Posts include the opinions of thought leaders and Babson student perspectives. I have worked for Toyota for 15 years in many capacities –…

News & Announcements

mchmura

Babson Duo Honored With Inaugural Shelley Kaplan Sustainability Award

Babson College is pleased to announce the first ever recipients of the Shelley Kaplan Sustainability Award – Steve Tolley, for sustainability in practice, and – Vikki Rodgers, for sustainability in research/academics. Kaplan Sustainability Award  The Kaplan Sustainability Award was established in 2013 to honor Shelley Kaplan, who, in his 12 years of service, led the…

Undergraduate

Peer Career Ambassadors

Highlighting Impact On A Resume

This post was written by Fabio Jaime ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador During the past few weeks, PCAs presented an overview of CCD and its resources at FYS classes. Our goal is to help first-year students learn about the career development process, and more specifically master the first step, resumes. After the presentation, students were…

Creating Social Value

Rachel Greenberger

5 Questions for an Eater Entrepreneur: Yulkendy Valdez

Students are a critical segment driving change in our food system: they are tomorrow’s leadership, future householders, and newly-independent eaters. In a constant state of exploration, they increasingly focus on matters of sustainability and social justice, often expressing their values through food. Yulkendy Valdez is a sophomore at Babson College. Her interview originally appeared on…

News & Announcements

mchmura

Babson Student Startup: OneGround Direct To Consumer Shoe Company

Babson Graduate Student Eamon Walsh is cofounder of OneGround, a direct to consumer shoe company providing handmade, designer quality footwear, starting at $99. About OneGround We bring beautifully crafted, handmade, designer quality shoes, direct to the consumer. Customers receive a personal and unique experience like they have never felt before. We connect each customer directly…

Undergraduate

Caroline Hayes

One Of The Fastest-Growing Careers Is In Desperate Need Of Young Talent

There are more Financial Advisor opportunities available to college graduates than ever!  After reading this article, it makes sense as to why we would see this increase.  If you are interested in a fast growing career in the financial services industry, this might be the right career for you.  As a Financial Advisor, you are able to…

Undergraduate

Brenda Kostyk

Mid-Semester Recalibration

  Over this brisk Columbus Day weekend, my family and I escaped to the Maine woods – our treasured place to unplug, reconnect, and let the Maine outdoors do its magic.  As I wake up to chilly temperatures this morning, and look out across the pond to rust oranges, muted yellows, and spiked evergreens, summer…