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Distinguished Careers Institute helps leading professionals transition to next career

Stanford’s Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI) is a new program that guides successful professionals, called fellows, who are ready to transition into careers that generate greater social impact. The fellows, most in their 50s and 60s, include a retired partner of Goldman Sachs, an author of over 70 children’s books, and Apple’s eighth employee.

Mayer’s telecommuting ban may harm Yahoo

A recent decision by Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer ’97 M.S. ’99 to implement a ban on telecommuting—precluding employees from working from home—may have detrimental effects on both worker productivity and morale, according to faculty experts. “To become the absolute best place to work, communication and collaboration will be important, so we need to be working…