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Opinion: Remembering David Swensen, a giant in the investment world

By   /  Friday, May 28th, 2021  /  Banking & Finance, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Personal Finance  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Remembering David Swensen, a giant in the investment world

By David Kreinces In early May, David Swensen, Yale’s legendary endowment chief, died of cancer at age 67. Swensen was famous on Wall Street for successfully diversifying Yale’s portfolio in a wide range of alternative investments, and he was also loved for his 2005 book on exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The book, “Unconventional Success,” showed Swensen’s Read More →

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Opinion: Time to polish those interview skills, whichever side you’re on

By   /  Friday, May 28th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Time to polish those interview skills, whichever side you’re on

By Kyle McIntosh The Department of Labor reported a record 8.1 million job openings in the U.S. at the end of March. While employers are eager to fill openings, it’s critical that managers are thorough in assessing candidates to ensure new hires fit their needs. Having interviewed hundreds of candidates during my 23 years in Read More →

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Opinion: Source of labor shortage not so simple

By   /  Friday, May 21st, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Source of labor shortage not so simple

By Bruce Stenslie We all know from the shared experiences of employers across a wide range of industries and business models that it’s become an enormous challenge to hire the workers needed to keep up with demand as the economy re-opens. We know too that the most commonly presumed cause for the worker shortage is Read More →

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Opinion: Making real change with CLU’s new Black Lives Fellowship program

By   /  Friday, May 14th, 2021  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Making real change with CLU’s new Black Lives Fellowship program

By Regina D. Biddings-Muro Leadership takes courage. Acts of courage will likely make you stand out — and sometimes in ways that will make some uncomfortable. By way of introduction, allow me to share that I am the first person of color to serve on the executive cabinet in the history of California Lutheran University. Read More →

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Opinion: California can’t rest on its laurels when it comes to election security

By   /  Friday, May 14th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: California can’t rest on its laurels when it comes to election security

By Pedro Nava, Bill Emmerson and Janna Sidley In 2018, then-Secretary of State Alex Padilla called California’s aging voting equipment “one of the gravest threats to the integrity of our elections.” The response from governors Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom and the Legislature was unprecedented. Over the next two years, California allocated well over $200 Read More →

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Opinion: California’s road to decarbonization

By   /  Friday, May 7th, 2021  /  Education, Energy, Green Coast, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Opinion: California’s road to decarbonization

By David Lea, Kyle Meng, Olivier Deschenes, Ranjit Deshmukh and Paige Weber The world is jointly confronting two pressing issues: climate change and rising inequality. These problems are also intricately linked. The imperative to address climate change is overlaid on a world that is deeply unequal, which is likely to worsen under climate change. Yet, Read More →

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Opinion: What a difference a year makes for Cal Poly’s AngelCon

By   /  Friday, May 7th, 2021  /  Central Coast, Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Startups, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Opinion: What a difference a year makes for Cal Poly’s AngelCon

By Judy Mahan This Friday, the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Small Business Development Center COVID Task Force congregates via Zoom for our now-monthly meeting — what a difference a year makes. Last year, at this time, the COVID Task Force met weekly, with multiple triage meetings throughout the week. The goal was Read More →

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