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Do You Need An MBA To Climb The Corporate Ladder?

An MBA is a substantial investment to make, but does it actually serve you well in the business world? According to the critics, MBA teaching is guilty of many crimes. Those crimes include teaching the wrong financial models, not addressing business risk, sidestepping business ethics, hiding from the real world and cloistering students in academia. ...




How to Save a Disastrous Interview

Tips to save face after offending interviewers, spilling coffee on them, botching your answers and more.
 
A job candidate – let's call him Carl – had all but sealed the deal for a new job. The only remaining step was to meet his prospective team of peers. ...




Diversity: The Key to Success in International Business

As the global market expands and more and more businesses begin to enter the international platform, the necessity of acquiring a diverse workforce has risen significantly. Culture is something that has shaped our world and our own lives tremendously, with every country containing a different way of life; its people rich in unique beliefs, religions, opinions, and values. ...




Working World May Change Thanks to Generation Z, Study Reveals

Get ready, HR: Not only is Generation Z entering the workforce, it may change the way work gets done.
This according to a new survey report from global job board Monster, which reveals, among many other things, that innovations in digital communications and the ability to always be connected may change how everyone works. ...




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. ...