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What Do Hiring Managers Look for When Hiring Pricing Professionals?

The Makings of a Pricing Professional

By Tim J. Smith, PhD April 16, 2021

The Makings of a Pricing Professional What does it take to become a pricing professional?  What do hiring managers look for in new pricing analysts? I was recently asked to participate in developing potential pricing curriculum for a university graduate program. The curriculum was to be definitively cross functional, engaging the economics and marketing departments and requiring foundational courses in finance, business strategy, accounting, and other fields. We could have simply slapped…

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Pilgrim's Pride Makes Plea Deal in Chicken Industry Price-Fixing Investigation

Pilgrim’s Pride Agrees to Pay $110.5 Million in Chicken Price-Fixing Plea Deal

By Nathan L. Phipps October 15, 2020

Pilgrim’s Pride has agreed to a plea deal with the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations of chicken price-fixing, which will include…

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Wiglaf's Kyle Westra Provides Key Takeaways from Impact Denver

Creating Impact in Denver

By Kyle T. Westra October 15, 2020

I recently completed Impact Denver (ID), a nine-month study in leadership, civic engagement, and the local business community. A program of the…

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COVID-19 is devastating the hotel and lodging industry

COVID-19 Devastating to Hotel Industry

By James T. Berger October 15, 2020

In less than six months, the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a devastating blow to the hotel and lodging industry according to a…

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Pricing hypothesis for identifying profit leakages

Day One Pricing Leader Agenda

By Tim J. Smith, PhD September 20, 2020

Congrats. You have just been appointed to a newly created role in pricing leadership at a decent-sized company. Day One: what is…

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