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The ‘Corona Class’ of 2020 Faces a Gloomy Jobs Market
The digitization of recruitment and working practices is changing the types of skills graduates need to succeed in the job market, and the career support business schools provide. HEC Paris, for instance, is running webinars on making an online job search successful, nailing virtual interviews, and building resilience to cope with the disruption caused by the crisis. “One major change is the prevalence of home and remote working,” says Tony Somers, director of employer engagement at HEC Paris, in an interview for Find MBA.
Croatia’s rightwing ruling party wins election victory
Alberto Alemanno, a professor of EU law at HEC Paris business school, has launched a formal complaint against European commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, citing a breach of the European commission’s code of conduct that is intended to ensure the EU executive does not take party political decisions, and dismissed the idea that the message was delivered in a personal capacity, writes The Guardian.
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Activist Hedge Funds Can Smell Greenwashing, Study Finds
Companies implementing social responsibility plans are twice as likely to enter activist hedge funds crosshairs as firms that are not addressing these issues. But management teams that are truly serious, not just greenwashing, about environmental, governance and other impact goals, may be able to avoid luring activists, according to new academic research from Rodolphe Durand of HEC Paris, Mark Desjardine of Pennsylvania State University and Emilio Marti of Rotterdam School of Management, writes Institutional Investor.
COVID-19: The Impact On Developing Economies
Developing economies are less diversified. HEC Paris professor of economics and decision science, Tomasz Michalski, says that with increased reliance on fewer industries––largely in manufacturing, resourcing, and tourism––developing countries struggle to continue generating revenue in times of market volatility, writes Business Because.
Companies that spend on social causes risk hedge fund challenge: study
U.S. companies that spend more on social and environmental causes, such as sustainability or charitable donation programs, are more likely to attract hedge funds that challenge their strategy and board, according to a new academic study led by MarkDesJardine of Pennsylvania State University, along with Emilio Marti of Rotterdam School of Management and Rodolphe Durand of HEC-Paris, writes Reuters.
The Business School Helping Entrepreneurs Protect the Environment
On June 8 2020, HEC Paris School of Management launched a new environment-led program as part of its innovation hub, the Creative Destruction Lab. The non-profit organization is the result of a partnership between eight worldwide schools and is designed to help small technology-based companies upscale and successfully launch in the market.