MBA News & Around the Web Blog – #15
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 April 10th, 2017
- 10 MBA Programs Where Graduates Find Jobs Quickly
“The 10 MBA programs that were most successful at connecting graduates with jobs included both public and private b-schools. Two of these programs placed in the top 10 in the 2018 Best Business Schools ranking. But the programs that excelled in job placement were not necessarily highly ranked. Although seven of these 10 programs ranked in the top 50, three did not.”
- Foster outpaces elite schools for MBA technology hires
The Foster School of Business is the only elite business school to send more than half (52%) of its MBAs into the tech sector according to Poets and Quants analysis of technology firms’ top business schools for recruiting MBA talent.
- Amazon’s shopping spree at business schools
““What we find with the MBAs is that they want to create, they want to build and they want to take risks,” says Ms Park. “They’re fairly adaptable, they have a high level of what I would call ability to deal with ambiguity. Couple that with MBAs who have a great analytical bent and it’s the perfect pipeline.”Such skills are prized at Amazon, according to Ms Park. “We do something called working backwards from the customer,” she says. “This requires people who are good at analysing and diving deep and saying, what does the data actually tell us?””