Leadership & Careers
May 2, 2019
In the Hunt for Top Talent, Don’t Overlook Older Workers
A veteran recruiter shares tips on hiring this valuable, and growing, segment of the labor force.
May 2, 2019
How Big Is the Gender Gap in Science Research Funding?
Two new studies look at who wins the prestigious grants and prizes that can make or break a scientist’s career.
Brian Uzzi, Diego FM Oliveira, Yifang Ma and Teresa Woodruff
May 1, 2019
Worried You’re Not Saving Enough for Retirement? Here’s What You Can Do.
An economist offers suggestions for individuals and policymakers to help make retirement more secure.
May 1, 2019
How Introverts Can Learn to Love Networking
Four tips for turning this trait into a “networking superpower.”
March 4, 2019
Four Ways to Influence Your Bosses without Alienating Them
Here’s how to make your manager look good and become indispensable in the process.
William "Chip" Horn
March 1, 2019
To Land Top Jobs, Women Need Different Types of Networks than Men
Simply being well-connected is not enough.
Yang Yang, Nitesh V. Chawla and Brian Uzzi
February 4, 2019
How to Feel Authentic While Building Your Personal Brand
Get beyond clichés like “adaptable” or “self-starter,” and learn to tell meaningful stories about yourself.
February 1, 2019
Who Gets Blamed When a Group Project Goes Wrong?
Here’s why consequences stick to some team members more than others, according to a new study of retracted academic papers.
Ginger Zhe Jin, Benjamin F. Jones, Susan Feng Lu and Brian Uzzi
January 2, 2019
Take 5: How to Take Charge of Your Professional Development
Kellogg faculty offer advice for every stage of your career.
Diane Brink, Harry M. Kraemer, Victoria Medvec, William Ocasio and Ellen Taaffe
December 6, 2018
Are Women More Ethical at the Negotiating Table? It’s Complicated.
Plus, how women are judged differently when they break the rules.
Jason R. Pierce, Leigh Thompson, Maryam Kouchaki, Laura J. Kray, Jessica Kennedy, Mary-Hunter "Mae" McDonnell and Nicole Stephens
December 4, 2018
Why Do Trainees Get Stuck with So Much Grunt Work?
There must be faster ways to get them up to speed. Yet grueling apprenticeships persist in medicine, law, and the trades.
Drew Fudenberg and Luis Rayo
November 7, 2018
Don’t Let Complacency Derail Your Career
How to hone your learning agility and take good risks.
September 7, 2018
Take 5: Tips for Widening—and Improving—Your Candidate Pool
Common biases can cause companies to overlook a wealth of top talent.
Lauren Rivera, Paola Sapienza, J. Keith Murnighan, Michael J. Mazzeo, Efraim Benmelech, Carola Frydman and Nicola Persico
September 6, 2018
4 Key Steps to Preparing for a Business Presentation
Don’t let a lack of prep work sabotage your great ideas.
August 3, 2018
Podcast: What Veterans Can Bring to Your Organization
A discussion of how former soldiers make loyal employees and trustworthy CEOs.
Efraim Benmelech, Carola Frydman and Dan Friend
August 1, 2018
5 Ways to Get the Most out of a Mentor–Protégé Relationship
Protégés, it’s not just about landing your next job—and mentors, there’s plenty of benefits for you, too.
July 11, 2018
When You’re Hot, You’re Hot: Career Successes Come in Clusters
Bursts of brilliance happen for almost everyone. Explore the “hot streaks” of thousands of directors, artists and scientists in our graphic.
Lu Liu, Yang Wang, C. Lee Giles, Chaoming Song, Roberta Sinatra and Dashun Wang
July 6, 2018
What Will It Take to Get More Women on Boards?
Women make up less than a fifth of corporate board members. Changing that is a business imperative.
June 6, 2018
Stop Flailing and Start Delivering
Here’s how to gain clarity and focus when your tendency is to overcommit.
May 15, 2018
How Old Are Successful Tech Entrepreneurs?
A definitive new study dispels the myth of the Silicon Valley wunderkind.
Pierre Azoulay, Benjamin F. Jones, J. Daniel Kim and Javier Miranda
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