Entries by Kristen Scholer

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Tyco’s Attempts at Frugality….

Is anyone up for a little guessing game? It involves the proxy that Tyco International Ltd. (TYC) filed last Friday. First, read a snippet from the Fiscal Summary on p. 37: Overall, fiscal 2009 was a challenging year for the Company, as the global economic recession adversely affected the Company’s businesses across nearly all industries […]

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Nice Part-time Work if You Can Get it!

Fall quarter finals are over, I—m celebrating my 21st birthday today, and Christmas is right around the corner. Consequently, the only thought that comes to my mind is —HOORAY! I—m looking forward to catching my breath, relaxing, and enjoying some time with my friends and family. Yet while the next three weeks will provide a […]

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Harman’s expensive mistake…

October is recruiting month here at Northwestern University. Hundreds of students outfitted in sharp black suits huddle into crammed, overheated rooms trying to convince companies to hire them. Seniors and juniors prepare for these campus visits months in advance because it gives them an opportunity to show companies why they are the perfect candidates. For […]