What Employers Want From MBA Graduates — and What They Don’t

MBA News & Around the Web Blog – #38

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 September 18th 2017

photo from Poets & Quants
  1. What Employers Want From MBA Graduates — and What They Don’t

“For those considering an MBA, you may want to hear some advice from this self-made millionaire.The business world is evolving and companies are expecting more from MBAs. Leading experts say the best way MBAs can increase their likelihood of landing a job post grad is to seek certain “soft skills.”

Financial Times recently surveyed 48 leading business employers on what professional skills they want — but cannot find — in MBA graduates.”

Read the full story on Poets & Quants

  1. No MBA Degree Is Complete Without An Internship

“Pursuing an internship as part of Attendant Design an MBA program gives candidates practical hands-on experience in their specialization of choice. Whether or not a business school offers connections to internships should be a deciding factor for prospective applicants.”

Read the full story on Wide Info

  1. 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I First Started: Lyneir Richardson, Rutgers University – Newark

“My career mission has been, and continues to be, recognizing, illuminating, and creating value in ethnic and underserved areas of urban communities via real estate development, economic development, investments, and entrepreneurial pursuits.”

See the full article on Huffington Post

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