Wednesday June 16, 2010
Strategies for Finding a Great Job
For an insider's look into what executives want when hiring and promoting employees, there is no better authority than best-selling author Eric Herrenkohl (How to Hire an A-Player). Eric shared practical strategies and tips during our webinar "How to be a Rock-Star in the Corporate World." The event was one of three in a series sponsored by Webster's Global MBA designed to highlight areas the program is passionate about and shares with its students. Don't worry if you missed it. You can listen to the webinar here. Then reserve your spot for our next free webinar, "What Employers Really Want: What happens after the interview," Wednesday, June 16, 2010.
Webster University Awards Posthumous Degree to Tyrone Thompson
To Tyrone Thompson the heart of solving crime and unemployment was a good education system. That's why as an example to his children and a role model to the at-risk teens Thompson mentored, he was working on his degree in business at Webster. Violence claimed Thompson's life before he could finish his studies. At his funeral, the murdered father of three received the degree he worked so hard to obtain. Read more.
The BP Boycott
Wednesday President Barack Obama and BP's leadership team will meet head to head to discuss the company's devastating oil spill in the gulf. The U.S. wants BP to put billions into an escrow account so those with claims against the company can get paid. In the meantime, Americans across the country are trying to make BP pay for the spill with lost revenue through boycotts. But who is really getting hurt? Check out Dean Akande's interview on Fox News.
Cash and Competition
Baseball's Pete Rose once said with the money he was making he should've been playing two positions. Cash and competition have always gone hand in hand with everything from a professional athlete's salary to how much you'll pay for a vuvuzela at a World Cup soccer match having an effect on fans! Want to know where your ticket money is going? Webster sports economist Dr. Pat Rishe, SportsMoney's newest blogger on Forbes.com., has the answer.