Career coaching gives MBAs an edge in job market

MBA News & Around the Web Blog – #62

Each week we rifle through the world wide web to bring you news, blog posts and any other information we find relevant. Below you will find a few useful, interesting, or otherwise relevant links from around the world of career exploration, talent acquisition, and more.

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Here are the findings for the week prior to March 19th 2018Getty Images/iStockPhoto

  1. Career coaching gives MBAs an edge in job market

“Once a helpful add-on, career advice has become a core feature of graduate business programs.
Schools are rolling out a fresh arsenal of tools – from online assessments of emotional intelligence and one-on-one interview coaching by industry experts to credit courses on career mapping – for students to use when, and sometimes even before, they show up for class. ”

Read the full article on The Globe and Mail

  1. MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: I Should Worry Because My Coworker Is Also Applying!

“You look around your office and think to yourself: “I wish my coworker were not applying to the same school as I am. They can’t take two people who sit at the same desk. Also, his GPA is 0.15 higher!” On the surface, this reasoning may seem logical, and it can thus cause anxiety for some candidates—especially for those who are in positions for which an MBA is virtually a “must have” to move forward, such as in consulting and banking.”

Read the full article on mbaMission

  1. MBA Accreditation: What Does It All Mean?

“Business schools like to boast about accreditation, whether it’s from AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, or all three. But why should MBA applicants care about it?”

Read the full article on BusinessBecause