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Last Updated Aug 31, 2016 by

MBA Admissions Mashup: Careers, Internships, and HBS’ Required Curriculum

Every Wednesday, we share a round-up of the latest news from admissions blogs at the top business schools. This week we’re taking a look at career switchers, alumni in tech, as well as the required curriculum at HBS. While a majority of the first year is wholly focused on the... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 26, 2016 by

Top MBA Recruiters: Deloitte

If there’s one thing that every MBA grad has in common, it’s the desire for a great job after graduation. While that concept is different in execution for each individual, there’s no doubt that Deloitte would top the list. It was just named by LinkedIn as the 13th most sought... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 18, 2016 by

Career Services Director Q&A: Julia Min Hwang of the Berkeley-Haas MBA Career Management Group

We are delighted to feature Julia Min Hwang of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business in our series of Career Services Director Q&As. Hwang, assistant dean of the Berkeley MBA Career Management Group, has spent 10 years at Haas. Before taking over as assistant dean two years ago, she served... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 16, 2016 by

Top MBA Recruiters: Walt Disney Co.

When the Most Valuable Player in the Super Bowl gets carried off the field in victory and glory, the sideline reporter always asks, “You and your teammates just won the Super Bowl, what are you going to do next?” The athlete replies with the same classic phrase each year: “I’m... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 11, 2016 by

Career Services Director Q&A: Liza Kirkpatrick of Kellogg’s Career Management Center

Liza Kirkpatrick, director of full-time MBA programs for the Career Management Center at the Kellogg School of Management, has a long career in recruiting. Before joining Kellogg, she spent almost a decade with a staffing firm, helping to grow it from 12 people to five different offices in Chicago. When... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 3, 2016 by

Hot MBA Jobs: Financial Manager

If you’re looking for a hot, fast growing, and in-demand job, then you should consider a career in Finance. According to the U.S. News, becoming a Financial Manager post-MBA is one of the smartest decisions you can make. The projected growth rate is 30 percent between 2014-2024, and it’s ranked... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 20, 2016 by

Top MBA Recruiters: JPMorgan Chase

The largest bank in the United States, JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a multinational banking and financial services holding company based in New York, New York. JPMorgan Chase is one of the Big Four banks of the United States, along with Bank of America, Citigroup and Wells Fargo. According to Bloomberg,... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 1, 2016 by

Top MBA Recruiters: Boston Consulting Group

Boston Consulting Group – A Dominant Force in Consulting When it comes to consulting firms there are a few names sure to show up on any MBAs dream job list: McKinsey & Company, Bain & Company, Deloitte Consulting, and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). While McKinsey reigns on top in Vault.com’s ranking of... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 1, 2016 by

Friday from the Frontlines: A DIY Guide to Career Growth

Today’s Friday from the Frontlines is a bit of a departure from the norm in that it comes from a professor, instead of the current MBA applicants, students and recent alumni we usually spotlight as part of this regular feature. But the advice offered by Kellogg professor of entrepreneurship and... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 27, 2016 by

Career Services Director Q&A: Cynthia Saunders-Cheatham of Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management

In our continuing series of interviews with career services directors at leading business schools, we connected earlier this month with Cynthia Saunders-Cheathem, who heads the Career Management Center (CMC) at Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Business. Saunders-Cheathem joined the CMC eight years ago and was promoted to executive director in... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 21, 2016 by

MBA Hiring Going Up, Up Up, Survey Results Reveal

Things just keep getting better when it comes to MBA hiring, according to the most recent survey of corporate recruiters, released today by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Some 88 percent of recruiters surveyed plan to hire MBA graduates in 2016. That’s an eight percentage point jump over last... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 16, 2016 by

Bain & Company and MBAs: A Love Story

There’s no doubt that a career in consulting is a top draw for many MBA grads. The median pay for a management consultant in 2015 was $81,320 and for an MBA grad from a top school, that median pay jumps up to $120,000 or more. Let’s face it; With six-figure... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 13, 2016 by

MBAs and Google: How to Get an Inside Track

We all know about Google. We use it in our everyday lives to accomplish all sorts of tasks. Finding out what time the NBA Finals are on tonight, discovering a new recipe to cook or learning more about an interview subject all are made possible thanks to the world’s most powerful... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 9, 2016 by

How These Haasies Landed Jobs at McKinsey, BCG, Apple, Facebook and Google

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business hasn’t yet released employment statistics on its Class of 2016 graduates, which makes sense since barely a week has passed since they walked across the stage to collect their diplomas. Like most peer schools, Haas’s Career Management Group will share those details in the fall when they... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 7, 2016 by

Why McKinsey and Company Loves to Hire MBAs

When it comes to careers MBAs are likely to land, working for a management consulting firm like tops the list. McKinsey and Company is one such firm that conducts qualitative and quantitative analysis for companies around the world in order to evaluate management decisions across the public and private sectors. McKinsey... Read more »

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