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5 Reasons Why You Should Hire an MBA Graduate

In today’s dynamic business environment, the Master of Business Administration (MBA) is considered as a very valuable qualification.  According to the Graduate Management Admission Council  nearly three quarters of businesses plan to hire MBAs in 2014, up from 58% in 2011. ...




How to Hire the Absolute Best Talent for Tech Jobs

Retaining top technical talent is never easy. For example, one in four software engineers expect to job hunt in the next three months, according to a Glassdoor survey. They’re also constantly getting recruited, so joining the army of recruiters trying to bring them in means fighting an uphill battle. ...




6 Reasons Hiring an MBA Grad Will Boost Your Company’s ROI

Over a quarter of all master’s degrees awarded in the United States each year are for business. A large portion of these advanced degrees are MBAs, mostly because of the perceived value and security an MBA can offer.
 
MBA programs utilize the case-study approach when teaching business methods; this forces students to work together to solve real-life business problems and promotes the kinds of skills businesses are looking for in their recruits. ...




3 Things Interns Should Do Before Heading Back to Campus

Summer internships are excellent opportunities for college students to acquire valuable skills, collaborate with experienced professionals and expand their network. With summer winding down and students returning to campus, it is an ideal time for interns to take a few extra steps to capitalize on their work experience. ...




5-step manager onboarding program from the ‘bartender’ (wine not included)

by Lauren Stead

 
As you know, one of the worst mistakes a company can make when promoting someone is getting a technically savvy person in a management position who has absolutely no leadership skills … or training to support them. ...




How To Get A Great MBA Internship

The MBA summer internship is a major part of the business school experience, and getting the right one is important. Good internships are extremely competitive, and the struggling economy has made it harder than ever.
 
We spoke to a number of second year MBA students and recent graduates who have recently gone through this process and compiled some of the best advice they had on finding and landing the best internship opportunities possible. ...




Mindset and match: recruiting millennials is about more than speed

Mindset and match: recruiting millennials is about more than speed
 
By Tim Drake
 
Speeding up recruitment processes may appease applicants, but it won’t get to the heart of why some employers are failing to attract millennials. ...




UConn’s startup interns build CT’s STEM-talent pipeline

Earlier this month, scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs looked on as UConn undergraduate and graduate-level students presented what they accomplished as summer interns working at the school's incubator companies in Farmington and Storrs.
 
Hailing from more than a dozen majors — and some already with STEM-related work experience under their belts — the students' projects were equally diverse, ranging from the creation of marketing plans for software and beauty products to the study of protein-coated inserts to treat degenerative eye diseases and the industrial implications of what happens inside a termite's digestive tract. ...