Posts tagged Wall Street

Kid Sends Perfectly Blunt Cover Letter for Wall Street Internship
        
        What do you look for when reading a cover letter? What do you try to achieve when writing one? It seems this college student’s cover letter to a boutique investment firm made him the most wanted intern on Wall Street this summer.Click here to read the cover letter and the email thread it ignited
        (via Student Sends Great Cover Letter For Internship At Bank, And It’s Now Going Viral On Wall Street - Business Insider)
Kid Sends Perfectly Blunt Cover Letter for Wall Street Internship

What do you look for when reading a cover letter? What do you try to achieve when writing one?

It seems this college student’s cover letter to a boutique investment firm made him the most wanted intern on Wall Street this summer.

Click here to read the cover letter and the email thread it ignited

(via Student Sends Great Cover Letter For Internship At Bank, And It’s Now Going Viral On Wall Street - Business Insider)

New York: Tech’s hot new hubNew York City is catching up to the Bay Area with its burgeoning population of hot companies. Read More
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New York: Tech’s hot new hub

New York City is catching up to the Bay Area with its burgeoning population of hot companies. Read More

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The Trouble with Measuring Innovation
Measuring innovation—how much is taking place and the value it’s producing—remains a challenge for many companies. The metrics they use to evaluate innovation can sometimes be misleading.
Some metrics, such as the number of new ideas in various stages of development, can overestimate the innovation that is actually taking place inside a company. Other metrics, such as revenue derived from innovations, may not pick up the indirect business value certain ideas create. Read More
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The Trouble with Measuring Innovation

Measuring innovation—how much is taking place and the value it’s producing—remains a challenge for many companies. The metrics they use to evaluate innovation can sometimes be misleading.

Some metrics, such as the number of new ideas in various stages of development, can overestimate the innovation that is actually taking place inside a company. Other metrics, such as revenue derived from innovations, may not pick up the indirect business value certain ideas create. Read More

(via The Trouble with Measuring Innovation - Deloitte CIO - WSJ - Image source)

In the nonprofit world, things don’t turn out to be so different than in places like Wall Street.