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Proper planning prevents poor performance when it comes to job interviews. But did it ever occur to you to read your interviewer’s mother’s doctoral thesis?!

In this interview taken from the recent Freakonomics podcast "Hacking the world bank," Jim Yong Kim explains how his in-depth knowledge of President Obama’s mother’s dissertation helped secure his position as President of the World Bank.  Jim Yong Kim acquired the dissertation via ProQuest archives, which today contains over 3.8 million graduate works, dating back to 1743.

Ask about access today, or contribute your institution’s scholarly records - and support the World Bank leaders of the future!

 

06 Mar 2015

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