Articles from September 2022

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5 Tips to Help CFOs Become Better Negotiators

Thursday, September 29, 2022
Experts like Tippie's Michele Williams offer tips on how to get better at negotiating both inside and outside your company.

MBA rankings rely on deeply flawed methodologies and data, business school faculty claim

Thursday, September 29, 2022
Deans and professors from business schools across the U.S. say MBA rankings disproportionately reflect business schools and place too much weight on aspects like compensation. Hear from Tippie Professor Ken Brown on the topic.
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Should you disclose your second job to your supervisor?

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
If you are holding down a second job, data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows you’re not alone. According to that data, more than 8% of workers have multiple jobs, and the majority of them hold two jobs for the entire year. The question isn’t really, “Should I have a second job?” but “Should I tell my boss that I’m working on the side?”
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A weighty legacy

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
To illustrate Dan Collins (BBA68/PhD73) on the occasion of his retirement, we wanted it to be more than a simple photograph. So, we enlisted the help of artist and Iowa alumnus Lucas Underwood (BA03/MFA15) to create a multi-layered portrait.
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How to avoid burnout as an entrepreneur and small-business owner

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Small-business owners may be particularly at risk of burnout. Here are 3 ways to avoid and beat burnout, including writing a 'don't do' list. Hear from Michele Williams in this Business Insider story.
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Concern grows as deadline for freight rail strike nears

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
"When you think of our state's exports, in particular, the crop and agriculture-related imports and exports, the strike on the railways could have a really detrimental impact," Jennifer Blackhurst, a professor of business analytics at the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business said.
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A Message from the Dean

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
In a short period of time, we expanded the footprint of the Tippie College to serve business leaders in almost every county in Iowa, every state across the nation, and to the far corners of the world. Although our reach is broad, we work very hard to keep the distinctively Iowa combination of a connected community with a world-class education and opportunities.
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Finish this sentence: A year from now, I want to...

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
If you’re an alum reading this story, you already know that a Tippie degree helps start your career on the right foot. But you may not realize how many ways Tippie can fuel the next steps in your career.
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To retire well, you need to look at your life holistically

Monday, September 12, 2022
Tippie professors Amy Colbert and Erik Lie are here to help make financial and emotional readiness decisions whether you're ten, five, or just one year away from retirement.
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Inside (Sales) Job

Monday, September 12, 2022
The new Inside Sales Lab at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business gives students on-the-job sales experience and clients strong leads and a potential pipeline for emerging sales talent. Quite simply, it’s a win-win.