The advent of consumer owned genetic profiles

  Personal genetic services due for explosive growth Access to genetic information is becoming critical to the effectiveness of a new wave of medical treatments that are becoming available now. Personalized genetic services companies will act as a disruptive forces that are consumerizing genomic testing and driving rapid transformation of an industry that we expect to become a major force in …

Generating business value from data

  Safeguarding reputation and improving efficiency through data-driven risk models With advances in technology, companies are now collecting far greater quantities of data about their business processes and assets than before. However, existing assurance processes rarely benefit from this data, which limits access to richer insight and may lead to false assurance on performance. There is also the potential for …

Beating the odds

  Collaboration strategies will bring success in a competitive environment The world is undergoing unprecedented changes. As competitive landscapes are being transformed and unprecedented chunks of value are being redistributed from former leaders to web-scale platform players, the importance of understanding, learning from and adapting to the new environment becomes critical. We identified five main trends we believe are currently …

Major Career Keys from an MTV Vet on Her 10-Year Anniversary

Ezinne Kwubiri, the Director of Change Management, Global Business Services at Viacom, shares why she’s been dedicated to the same company for the last decade TEN YEARS! Ten years with the same company. Ten years on the same team. Ten years in Times Square. Ten years of unparalleled experiences. Ten years of growth. Not many people in my generation—’80s babies stand …

Here Are 8 Jobs Where African Americans Average Six-Figure Salaries

Comparably, a website that provides comprehensive information on compensation, salaries, and company culture, across all industries— recently came out with an eye-opening report that includes jobs for which African Americans average six-figure salaries. For this report, Comparably focused on the tech sector. Comparably used its extensive database to analyze salary and compensation trends. In the report the company states: “The …

Chance the Rapper’s Intern Shares Tips and New Business Venture

Negele ‘Hospey’ Hospedales shares his philosophy on standing out from the competition and going for your dreams Since responding to Chance the Rapper’s tweet looking for an intern with a package that would impress even a Grammy-winning hiring manager, Negele “Hospey” Hospedales’ life has never been the same. I’m looking for an intern, someone with experience in putting together decks …

From Postal Worker to Interior Designer : Baltimore Native Re-Designs Her Career Path

While some attend colleges and universities to study interior design, there are those like Baltimore native Ajia Monet who is a natural talent. Her creativity, style, and ability to master spatial arrangements to transform spaces afford her an advantage in such a growing and competitive industry. It’s no surprise that her design work has captured the attention of Bravo’s The …

The Right Ways to Get the Most Out of LinkedIn

With 500 million users and 10 million job postings, LinkedIn is widely recognized as the social networking destination for job seekers, recruiters, and business-to-business companies. But if you’re struggling to attract career-related opportunities or make meaningful business connections, you may want to consider if you’re using the platform all wrong. (Image: iStock/Minerva Studio) Here are three ways to get the most out …