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 February 6th, 2017:
1. The Ivy League’s Gender Pay-Gap Problem
“Across the United States, 34-year-old women, on average, make between 10 and 18 percent less than 34-year-old men. That gap isn’t surprising – it’s actually been slowly improving in recent years. What’s striking is that when you only consider Ivy League graduates, the gap is significantly wider.”
Read more about the Ivy League Pay-Gap on the Atlantic
2. Unique Jobs that Require an MBA Degree
“Entertainment or Talent Agent – This is a career path that isn’t quick to pop into most people’s minds as they graduate from their MBA program. However, in order to be an entertainment or talent agent you need to also have some business knowledge. In this role, you will be representing professional writers, actors, artists, performers, athletes, and/or musicians. It’s your job to look after their best interests and you typically act as the point of contact between the employer and your client ”
See All of the Unique Jobs that Require an MBA on EconoTimes
3. Are MBAs Still Hungry for Startups?
“But are Harvard and Stanford losing their stranglehold on major startup funding? Two years ago they accounted for 71 of the 100 companies on the Poets & Quants ranking – this year they have 48 of the top 100. Wharton, Columbia and Kellogg are all on the rise, with 31 companies between them.”