MBA News & Around the Web Blog – #64 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. Got...
By Nick Banister, Georgia MBA Candidate Class of 2019 After months of preparation beginning well before classes even started, I was determined and ready to land a brand management internship at the upcoming National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Conference in Philadelphia. I wasn’t 100% sold on marketing or brand management, but I knew that this...Continue reading
MBA News & Around the Web Blog – #50 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. Got...
<<Previous: Crafting Your Resume and Cover Letters With all the pre-work and preparation you’re doing throughout the semester to get ready for your dream job, the actual interview can seem like a final hurdle way off in the distance. While that’s somewhat true, the earlier you start preparing for your interviews, the better off you’ll...Continue reading
<<Previous: Networking 101 You had to put together a resume to apply to business school, so you have a head start on how to write an effective resume. But let’s break that down. What exactly makes a resume effective, and why is it necessary? It can feel a little antiquated in the age of LinkedIn...Continue reading
<<Previous: Telling Your Story Networking is one of the most important parts of the MBA job search. In fact, it’s estimated that over 70% of jobs are found through networking, not through postings! While the degree of networking varies some by company and industry, effectively getting the word out about yourself and actively listening and...Continue reading
<<Previous: Thinking Like a Recruiter So far we’ve been talking about how to best set yourself up to target the right companies. You’ve researched what industries are a good fit for you based on some serious self-reflection and have a sense of what your top two or three roles to focus on will be. After...Continue reading
<<Previous: Building a Target List Before you get wrapped up in the nitty-gritty of recruiting let’s take a moment to explore what MBA recruiters are looking for. While a big part of the answer is they’re looking for a certain number of years of relevant experience, specific skills and maybe a threshold GPA or GMAT...Continue reading
<<Previous: Getting Started What Matters to You? Too many times we’ve seen students get caught up in recruiting for companies or roles they’re not a good fit for, leading to their not receiving any offers and having to start over from square or starting a job they’re miserable in. Obviously you’re a smart cookie and...Continue reading
For those newly admitted MBAs just starting to plan through their first semester of graduate business school, it can be hard to know what to expect. The transition back to academia after several years in the professional working world guarantees a certain amount of culture shock, and the typical MBA experience bears little resemblance to...Continue reading