Harvard Business School

Online hiring practices, 2020 Census loom large for LI

By ROSALIE DRAGO // Ah, the start of a new year, when people (and companies) consider some major decisions that could improve both prosperity and quality of life (or business). If entire regions could make New Year’s Resolutions, I’d recommend these two workforce development-related commitments for Long Island: develop and deploy an Island-wide strategy that helps employers clear barriers created by online applications (more skills-based hiring, less “degree inflation”), and leverage the networking capabilities of…


Programming note: Second ‘CoderSchool’ set for Roslyn

By GREGORY ZELLER // One of the hottest franchises in the world of computer coding will soon open its second Long Island location. TheCoderSchool, a Silicon Valley-based program focused on teaching students ages 7 to 18 both coding lingo and the critical-thinking mindset required of coders, will cut the ribbon on a new Roslyn facility Sept. 15. The second Nassau County-based school joins the company’s Syosset school, which opened its doors in 2017. Like that…


Harvard opens NYC Startup Studio

Are you a Harvard Business School grad missing Cambridge? Head for Broadway. The school has launched a “Startup Studio” in NYC where entrepreneurial alum can hang out or rent co-working space. The Studio’s mission is to “help foster connections and collaborations among alumni, whether they are founders, investors or among those who have joined one of the many high-growth startups for which New York City has become well known.” “HBS alumni in New York have been at…