When Ben Landers, president and CEO of Blue Corona Inc., tweaked a standard job offer letter to give a prospective new employee, he thought he was saving himself money and time by not running it by an attorney first.
Looking for a first peek at the new tech talent? Don’t wait for a job fair. Get thee to a hackathon. These 24- to 36-hour marathon programming sessions are a great way to look at how new minds solve problems.
It’s 9 a.m. on a Friday and John Maris M’89 needs more coffee. Dressed casually in jeans and a button-down shirt, he has already been at the office for two hours, a large chunk of which was taken up by a phone conversation with an insurance company.
Here's a topic for debate the next time you’re enjoying a cold one —has there ever been a better time to drink beer? As the craft beer industry booms and “Big Beer” responds, Wharton grads lead the way.
When Port Brewing sued Moylan’s Brewing of Novato, Calif., in 2010 for using a distinctive Celtic cross tap handle design, Port’s Tomme Arthur didn’t expect craft beer fans to respond with an online flash mob of anger.
For someone who spent 35 years working to improve people’s quality of life, taking a leadership role in the death industry might seem like an odd move. The job opportunity gave Nancy Goldenberg GCP’80 brief pause, too, before she joined Laurel Hill Cemetery and West Laurel Hill Cemetery & Funeral Home.
Alumni are bringing the Wharton pedigree to all facets of the pet care industry. From the pet insurance industry to guiding the way people care for their pets, graduates are helping pet owners be the best they can be.