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MBA News & Around the Web Blog – Week 24
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 June 15th, 2017
- HBS Debuts Joint Master’s in Engineering
Harvard Business School has added a sixth joint degree program – this time with its Engineering School. The program yields about 80% of the academic credit required by degrees from the two schools separately.
- MBA Return on Investment: $1 Million
“Why are employers willing to pay so much for the skills of MBA holders? Schoenfeld tells GoodCall®, ‘Employers often are willing to pay a premium for graduates of MBA programs to build their leadership pipeline, to support company growth, and for their innovative thinking and business acumen.’”
- Study: 54% of First-Year MBAs Begin Job Search by September
The key to a successful job search for current MBA students is starting early. Additionally, 73% of respondents to a survey that we at RelishCareers conducted who said that they started their job search in August, or even earlier, were satisfied with their experience, but that number dropped to 44% for those who started in September.