On May 7 at the NYCB Theatre in Westbury, Barbara Corcoran spoke to an audience of about 1,000 people on how to reach success.Read More
The MTA rolled out its new One Metro New York turnstile pilot program on May 31 to test out a new method of payment. Using OMNY, commuters will no longer have to use a MetroCard to swipe into the station — instead, they will tap a “contactless” credit card, debit card, smartphone or smartwatch onto scanners called validators.Read More
Home-share companies are expanding into the hotel industry, it is becoming increasingly difficult for hotels to compete. Marriott International combatted the overtake by joining the competition. The hotel chain confirmed its plans to expand their company and create a new home-rental business named Homes and Villas by Marriott International aimed at targeting Airbnb and other home-share companies.Read More
It is a common saying, that it isn’t about what you know, but who you know when it comes to job interviews and professional careers.
Networking is challenging, and most importantly, it is an ongoing process. Here are some tips might help if you’re trying to land your dream roleRead More
In 2018, the World Economic Forum published the “Future of Jobs Report”, outlining the effects that the fourth industrial revolution will have on businesses and organizations, and the roles in which their employees work.
The report writes that institutions will take advantage of advances in emerging technologies and fundamentally change the way they function.Read More
Finding affordable options for lunch is a struggle at Baruch College, which does not have a cafeteria or offer meal plans.
While some students bring their own lunch, most students prefer the fastest and cheapest options that are closest to Baruch.Read More
As the spring semester wraps up, students are beginning to prepare for their summer internships and jobs. But what if you don’t have a position lined up for the next few months?
For students who have not yet secured an internship, it might be a good idea to try applying to some last-minute opportunities for the summer.Read More
While struggling with schoolwork, college students tend to forget about a very important financial step that needs to be taken as early as possible in life. That step is building their credit score. A credit score is a number that sums up one’s financial history. The score range typically starts as low as 300, or very poor, to the highest score being 850, or excellent.Read More
The U.S. stock market took a hard hit Monday morning after President Donald Trump announced a 25 percent import tax on Chinese goods. The Dow Jones dropped a total of 340 points, on average 1.3 percent, in response to his announcements.Read More
The information technology sector has been the leading sector year-to-date in the S&P 500 with an average return rate of 26.69 percent.
Within the information technology sector, both the semiconductor and semiconductor equipment industries have been driving this growth in returns with each industry attributing an average return rate of 26.19 percent and 37.07 percent respectively.Read More
In a school like Baruch where over three-fourths of students graduate with a job or a spot in graduate school, the word “resume” gets thrown around a lot.Read More
The Walt Disney Co. is currently in talks with Comcast Corp. to purchase its 30 percent stakes of Hulu, according to CNBC. It is claimed that the conversations are still private, and the parties familiar with the matter prefer to remain confidential.Read More
After six weeks of learning, designing and building, 13 teams of CUNY student entrepreneurs presented their projects in front of a panel of judges at CUNY Startups Demo Day 2019. With newly established companies tackling problems in areas ranging from education to fitness and travel, the ideas presented at the conclusion of the 2019 CUNY Startup Accelerator cohort reflected the drive for innovation and advancement from all of the CUNY schools.Read More
There are thousands of startups formed in the United States every year, making it more challenging to stand out and stay competitive. The most successful student startups are Microsoft, Facebook and WordPress, which are valued at billions of dollars.Read More
The U.S. equities market ended the first quarter of 2019 on a very strong note with the S&P 500 gaining 13.41, the best since 1998. It was largely driven by improving trade talks with China, accommodative monetary policy statements coming out of Federal Reserve and strong economic reports.Read More
The “Shop Women-Owned NYC” campaign ran throughout the month of March, bringing attention to women-owned businesses in New York City. It aimed at acknowledging the struggles that women go through in starting up and maintaining their businesses.Read More
Amazon is still a trending topic within New York City, with conversations continuing to bubble up among business and community leaders to figure out how to get Amazon to reconsider its decision not to open a second headquarters in Long Island City.Read More
Sweaty hands and shaky feet should not be the only thing you are looking forward to on the day of an interview. Instead, imagine the confidence of taking charge of the room with a sleek outfit, résumé in hand and a warm smile that kindly greets your next employer.Read More
New York is getting 5G coverage, which is expected to bring a more reliable and efficient network and transform the way business is conducted in the city. The network was tested throughout 2018 by Neutral Connect Networks, Fiberless Networks and Edge Fibernet as part of the NYCx Governors Island Connectivity Challenge.Read More
By graduation, students have racked up a significant amount of debt: student loans, credit card bills and other mounting costs. With this, if you are moving into your first place, you have rent, utilities, cable and other necessary expenses. It takes some time to figure out your budget and put aside some extra cash. The question is what to do with this money? Is it the right time to invest in stocks? And if so, how much should you put in?Read More