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Last Updated Jan 22, 2018 by

Why More Harvard MBAs Are Choosing Careers in Politics Straight Out of School

There’s no doubt that politics and public service have been hot topics since the November 2016 election. These subjects have dominated news stories and talk shows across the country. And, according to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal, politics and public service are also moving up as career choices... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 19, 2018 by

The MBA Juggle: An Anderson Student on Balancing Social, Academic, and Career Aspects of B-School

Fridays from the Frontline Before coming to UCLA Anderson School of Management, first-year MBA student Julie Mills worked as a customer success manager at software-as-a-service provider Wrike and served in the Peace Corps in the eastern Caribbean. She’s hoping to advance her career in technology upon graduation, and in a... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 18, 2018 by

145,000 Reasons to Consider Making Your Post-MBA Career with Visa Inc.

The race for superiority in the global electronic payments market is a heated one. Every major credit card company has pulled out all the stops to persuade consumers to embrace digital transactions as their primary payment method—and they are going to need all the help they can get. It’s one... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 15, 2018 by

Why Tesla Wants MBAs—Despite What Elon Musk Might Say

Tesla, Inc. founder Elon Musk, a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, once pessimistically said, “As much as possible, avoid hiring MBAs. MBA programs don’t teach people how to create companies … our position is that we hire someone in spite of an MBA, not because of one.” While... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 10, 2018 by

Are Tech Giants in Trouble in 2018? Why One LBS Prof Thinks They Could Be

Last year, tech giants such as Google, Amazon, and Facebook already started facing new regulations and pushback from government officials. For example, last November, the State of Missouri launched an investigation into Google to see if it had violated antitrust and consumer protection laws. Julian Birkinshaw, a professor of strategy... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 5, 2018 by

Why This Kenan-Flagler MBA Student Decided to Leave a Perfectly Good Life in DC Brokerage

Fridays from the Frontlines Ed Crocker is the first to tell you he had a great life in real estate in booming Washington, D.C. A third-year associate at a successful multifamily brokerage firm, he worked with a great team and some of the most dynamic developers in D.C. And yet,... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 4, 2018 by

The Biggest Earners at Intuit? MBAs, of Course

Since 1983, Intuit Inc.—the Mountain View, CA software company that spearheaded the creation of products like TurboTax, Quickbooks, and Mint—has effectively changed the way the average person manages their money. And with more and more MBAs shedding their finance industry aspirations for roles in tech, a job with one of the most well-regarded tech... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 30, 2017 by

Hidden Gems for Top Tech MBAs: Schools You Shouldn’t Overlook

As promised follow-up to our piece earlier this fall on top business schools for technology, today we’ll examine an additional handful of schools that are similarly training MBA students for success in the burgeoning tech sector. Though they are sending a smaller percentage of their graduates to work at leading... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 27, 2017 by

MBAs at the London Business School Still in High Demand

According to the latest employment figures from London Business School, 93 percent of 2017 MBA graduates accepted a job within three months of graduation—a slight decrease from 2016, when 94 percent of graduates accepted an offer. Still, the numbers reflect another strong year for LBS MBA graduates. As for where... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 26, 2017 by

Career Services Director Q&A: Stanford GSB’s Maeve Richard

Earlier this month, Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) released its 2017 MBA Employment Report, revealing record-breaking salaries for the third consecutive year. The school’s most recent crop of graduates boasts average and median base compensation of $144,455 and $140,000 respectively—both up about $4,000 over last year’s all-time highs. (Incidentally,... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 20, 2017 by

Your Future A.T. Kearney Career Is Waiting for You

For many organizations, finding a candidate with an MBA on their resume can be an early indicator of how well he or she will succeed. With the strong foundational business skills the degree provides, companies can feel safe hiring these kinds of candidates. Founded in the mid 1920s, A.T. Kearney is a... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 19, 2017 by

Not Just for Finding Jobs: For More and More MBAs, LinkedIn Is the Job

Since its 2003 launch, LinkedIn has been shaping the way people find jobs, becoming the most extensive professional social network on the planet. With more than 530 million users, it is clear how the platform could pair job seekers with a multitude of career prospects. LinkedIn was just voted Company of... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 13, 2017 by

Can Stanford MBA Grads’ Pay Climb Any Higher?

Wondering what kind of pay day you can expect if you are among the select 6 percent of applicants who gain admission to Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB)? Are you sitting down? Perhaps you should be, because the school’s 2017 employment report—released today—reveals record-breaking salaries for the third year... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 8, 2017 by

Career Development Q&A: Jeff McNish of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Sponsored Content We recently spoke with Jeff McNish, assistant dean of career development at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. McNish joined Darden to lead its Career Development Center in 2016 and hit the ground running. An expert in higher education and careers who most recently served as... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 5, 2017 by

Columbia Business School Announces New M.S. in Business Analytics Degree

Columbia Business School (CBS), together with Columbia Engineering, yesterday announced a new full-time Master of Science in Business Analytics degree. Distinct from CBS’s MBA degree, the new program features a three-semester curriculum and is really geared toward students who want to learn the modeling techniques and data science tools that help... Read more »

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