Get Your MBA or Buy Happiness: How About Both?
MBA News & Around the Web Blog – Week 31
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 July 31st, 2017
- Thinking About Getting an MBA? Here’s What You Need to Consider
- 7 Skills MBA Students Need For Careers In Capital Markets
- Science proves it: Money really can buy happiness
“Part of the benefit of getting an MBA is making industry connections and gaining exposure to more career opportunities. And there’s certainly a value in that. But if you don’t actually think the educational component will do much for your career, there may be another way to capitalize on the peripheral benefits an MBA offers.”
“Every day, the economy and market behavior teach you something new, something intuitive, and something to think over.”
“The researchers, led by Ashley Whillans, a new professor at the Harvard Business School, began with survey data from nearly 4,500 people from the United States, Canada, Denmark and the Netherlands. Survey-takers were asked whether they paid other people to do ‘unenjoyable daily tasks’ in order to ‘increase their free time.'”