Career

The Power in Knowing Your Career Goals

By - Dec 19, 12:58 PM   Comments [0]

There is tremendous power in knowing what you really want to accomplish in life. The minute you become clear about what your career goal is, you can make it happen. I had the honor of taking Peter Drucker’s management course years ago and remember...

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Brighter Job Market for 2013 MBAs

By - Dec 13, 22:25 PM   Comments [0]

Uncertainty hangs above many of the world’s economies, but the job market for 2013 graduates, particularly those with graduate-level degrees, may be looking up, according to a survey of 201 employers conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council. The 2012 Year-End Poll of Employers finds 76...

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CMU Tepper to Launch Online MBA Format

By - Dec 13, 22:23 PM   Comments [0]

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University announced this week that it will launch a new program model next fall called the FlexMBA, which combines in-person sessions, online classes and self-paced learning to deliver the same coursework, faculty, team interaction, personal leadership coaching...

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How Reading Can Help You Get Into Business School

By - Dec 13, 22:03 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Setting aside time to read over the next few months is one of the smartest things you can do to enhance your candidacy for top-flight MBA programs. The broader your knowledge base, the more...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Dec 13, 22:01 PM   Comments [0]

Once again, we’re back to check in with what some of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz bloggers have been up to lately as we roll full-steam ahead into the holiday season, round two deadlines, and, for some applicants, the dreaded waitlist. From thoughts on conquering essays...

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Wharton School Releases Annual MBA Career Report

By - Nov 29, 21:38 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania recently released its 2012 MBA Career Management Career Statistics report offering an informative snapshot on graduates’ industry choices, compensation and geographic preferences. For the class of 2012, 95.5 percent of students seeking employment had job offers in hand...

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The Global Challange of Interlinking Business and Society

By - Nov 29, 21:25 PM   Comments [0]

Business will play a key role in solving the most pressing global problems of our times: population growth, resource shortages, struggling economies. In fact, “Never before, have companies and society been so closely connected,” says Pierre Tapie, President of the ESSEC Business School. Together with Tuck...

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MBA Rankings: Valuable Tool or a Distraction for Applicants?

By - Nov 19, 14:21 PM   Comments [0]

The subject of rankings comes up a lot with MBA applicants. I’m always surprised by the extreme interest in rankings, which are, after all, rather fleeting. You may have your sights set on the “No. 1″ school, but a decade from now, that same stellar...

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B-Schools Give a Boost to Student Entrepreneurs

By - Nov 12, 21:42 PM   Comments [0]

Today marks the official kick-off of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. With that in mind, we’re checking in with some of the entrepreneurial...

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Kellogg Expands Career Management Center

By - Nov 12, 21:40 PM   Comments [0]

Last week, the Career Management Center at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management—named the “undisputed winner” in student satisfaction by Poets & Quants— announced several new enhancements designed to make the department work even harder for MBA students. Following meetings with students, alumni and key employers...

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