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Oct 2016

Meet Our Corporate Partners: Yum! Brands

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Yum! Brands, Inc., (NYSE: YUM), based in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the world’s largest restaurant companies with nearly 43,000 restaurants in almost 140 countries and territories. Yum! Brands is ranked #218 on the FORTUNE 500 list with revenues of more than $13 billion and in 2014 was named one of the Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders in North America. Our restaurant brands – KFC®, Pizza Hut® and Taco Bell® – are the global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories.

At Yum! we understand that diversity and inclusion are critical to the long-term success of our business. We believe everyone can and does make a difference in our organization. One of our main principles — Believe in all People & Be Your True Self — represents how we focus on coaching and supporting every individual to grow to their full potential.

We also believe that diverse teams yield better and more creative solutions. Our brands are a great place to work – and eat! – because our employees thrive, are appreciated, and can be themselves. Inclusion is also a business priority and the work involves everyone at Yum!

We are looking for diverse talent to join our team! Feel free to stop by our booth during the career fair to learn more.


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Aug 2016

Advance Registration Events at #ROMBA2016

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As of today registration and applications for all advance sign-up events at the 2016 Reaching Out LGBT MBA & Graduate Conference (Oct 6-8 in Dallas) are open.  Below you will find three competitions (giving out $16,000 in awards this year) as well as three other events with highly limited attendance.  Competitions are filled on a first come, first served basis and the other events’ applications are reviewed in the order they are submitted, so if you are interested we highly recommend you submit an application ASAP!
Competitions (Pre-Registration Required)
When: Saturday, October 8th 11:15am-12:30pm
How good is your idea or business plan? Pitch your business to a panel of judges (thanks to StartOut) who are some of the industry’s top VCs with extensive experience in the space and hear feedback that will help you no matter where you fall. Win and walk away with some cash to help get your venture running! Both LGBT MBA & graduate students and LGBT MBA professionals are eligible to compete.
Award: $5,000
When: Saturday, October 8th 10:00-11:15am
The inaugural M&A Case Competition provides MBA student teams with the opportunity to experience the role of investment bankers in a mergers & acquisitions scenario. Teams will demonstrate their financial and strategic analysis skills before a prestigious panel of judges hailing from top banks. Join us for the final showdown of teams as they showcase their analyses of the case.
Award: $2,500
When: Saturday, October 8th 8:00am-1:00pm (depending on elimination round)
In the 14th annual ROMBA Case Competition, students will analyze a business situation and present recommendations to a panel of seasoned consultants from various consulting firms. This case will allow participants to test and display their business acumen and strategic thinking. Finals are open to the public to view. Congrats to the finalists!
Awards: $5,000, $2,500, $1,000
Other Events Requiring Application/Pre-Registration 

When: Saturday, October 8th 2:30-5:30pm
The Dallas Trek will visit two major companies based in Dallas: AT&T and Southwest Airlines. Both headquarters are conveniently located near the site of ROMBA 2016, so this is a great opportunity for anyone interested in tech or travel or in exploring options in Dallas.
When: Saturday, October 8th 2:30-5:30pm
Join teams of 6-8 MBAs to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing LGBT and nonprofit organizations. Facilitated by management consultants and other professionals from McKinsey & Company, this session will be run like a consulting mini-case, creating strategies to solve major social problems.
When: Saturday, October 8th 2:30-5:30pm
Join team and experts in an interactive workshop where we will review the latest in human-centered design and practice applying it to LGBT-centered business issues.

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Aug 2016

ROMBA Conference Sponsor Highlight: The Advisory Board Company

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Over the next six weeks leading up to #ROMBA2016 in Dallas (Oct 6-8), we’ll highlight various companies and industries recruiting at the 2016 Reaching Out Out LGBT MBA & Graduate Conference.  Today’s highlight is a new partner at Reaching Out, management consulting The Advisory Board.  The Advisory Board is unique in its specific focus on health care and higher education change management.  Check it out:

FOR MORE THAN THREE DECADES, Advisory Board has been helping health care get better.

We aren’t just a global research, technology, and consulting firm. We are a performance improvement partner for 180,000 leaders in 4,500+ organizations across health care and higher education.

Through our membership model, we collaborate with executives and their teams to find and implement the best solutions to their toughest challenges. But it’s not enough just to know the right answer—we need to solve real-world problems.

That’s why we create performance technology products that tell members where their biggest improvement opportunities are, and how to get results.

That’s why our expert researchers analyze thousands of case studies every year to find and share proven best practices.

That’s why our talent development team offers hands-on training to cultivate leaders and drive workforce engagement.

And, that’s why our seasoned consultants provide hands-on support and guidance in health care organizations around the world.

We are looking for diverse talent to join our Consulting team. We encourage you to register for the upcoming ROMBA conference in Dallas and stop by our booth to learn more.

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