John Hechinger covers education and writes enterprise features. In February 2013, he was one of two Bloomberg reporters to win a George Polk award in national reporting for "Indentured Students," a year-long series on abuses in higher-education finance. In 2011, for his reporting on the exploitation of students at for-profit colleges, John shared in an additional Polk award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in public service. Before joining Bloomberg in 2010, John, a graduate of Yale University, was a senior special writer at the Wall Street Journal and a projects reporter at the Charlotte Observer.
The outsider’s view seems to suggest that Wall Street, like the middle-schooler who’s already bigger than everyone in his class, wouldn’t be complaining about being sent to the principal’s office so much if he wasn’t constantly trying to pull stuff on the little kids.
Kathleen Tarr says AT&T Inc. employees looked to her as “their de facto 401(k) expert.” Visiting their homes and offices, she advised them on their retirement plans as they called up balances on computer screens.