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When bronze is better: Study finds Olympic bronze medalists appear happier than silver medalists

Friday, July 16, 2021

At the Olympics, bronze medals are given to people who finish in third place, and the definition of a third-place finisher is that they lost to the person who finished second. It’s how competition works: The second-place finisher beats the third-place finisher.

But a new study from the University of Iowa analyzed photos of Olympic medal ceremonies and found bronze medalists tend to appear happier than the silver medalists who beat them.

Study finds social class has impact on job search fortunes of new college grads

Thursday, July 15, 2021

A new study from the University of Iowa shows that out of equally qualified college graduates, some get a head start in the job market based on their social class.

To ensure on-time delivery, order your holiday gifts well in advance this year. Like, now.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

If you want your holiday gifts to arrive in time to be under the tree on Christmas morning, a logistics and supply chain expert at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business suggests you buy them now.

Milwaukee Bucks CMO Dustin Godsey (BBA02) is ready for the NBA Finals

Sunday, July 11, 2021

Dustin Godsey (BBA02) is the chief marketing officer for the Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv Forum. What he and the franchise have experienced in the last several weeks, he said, “is beyond our wildest dreams.”

The Great Resignation

Friday, July 9, 2021

The American economy is opening back up and millions of workers are responding with… a giant shrug. Millions are quitting their jobs to find something new, a phenomenon that analysts like Tippie’s Stephen Courtright are calling the “the great resignation.” How to prepare your company.

The Great Resignation – concern or catalyst?

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Imagine if 25% of your workforce quit tomorrow. Labor statistics and numerous surveys point to one thing – a significant portion of employees are ready to give notice. Dubbed the Great Resignation, this wave of departures is sweeping across virtually every industry. 

Stay in your lane? When to take on tasks that are outside of your job description

Thursday, July 8, 2021

The phrase “stay in your lane” is commonly used to affirm the importance of doing your assigned tasks and only your assigned tasks. But if you see an important task that needs to be done that isn’t your responsibility, should you do it?