November 2014

    • 11 Nov 2014

      Accenture, Burning Glass and Harvard Business School Identify ‘Middle-Skills’ Jobs Critical to U.S. Competitiveness

      BOSTON—The demand for “middle-skills” jobs—those that require more education and training than a high school diploma but less than a four-year college degree—remains high, yet the lack of a properly skilled workforce is hindering the ability of American businesses to compete globally. Similarly, a lack of relevant skills is hurting the average American’s ability to earn more and improve living standards. While business leaders, policymakers and educators recognize the problem, millions of job postings go unfilled even as millions of people remain unemployed or underemployed. Read more.

    • 07 Nov 2014

      INCAE Observes 50th Anniversary at Celebration at Harvard Business School

      BOSTON, Nov. 10, 2014 — On Oct. 29, INCAE Business School marked its 50th anniversary as one of the leading business schools in Latin America with a celebration on the campus of Harvard Business School (HBS) in Boston. As part of the festivities, awards were presented to HBS Dean Nitin Nohria and individuals who helped found INCAE, contributed to its development, and broadened its impact on Latin America through the years. Individual honorees included HBS professor Ray Goldberg and professors emeriti George Cabot Lodge and Wick Skinner, as well as Harry Strachan, a former partner at Boston-based Bain & Company. Read more.