MBA News & Blogs from Around the Web #11
Each week we rifle through the world wide web to bring you news, blog posts, and any other information we find relevant. Below you 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 March 13th, 2017:
Demands for MBAs at Highest Level Since 2010
“According to the Graduate Management Admission Council, 88% of the companies they surveyed plan to hire recent B-school MBA graduates in the next year. That is a significant increase over the 80% of companies that said they wanted to hire MBA graduates this year. There is also increasing acceptance of those who have earned an accredited online MBA degree like an AACSB online MBA.”
Business Booming for those with a Graduate Business Degree
Terri Williams, GoodCall.com
“Hiring Plans for 2017 and the Graduate Business Degree Advantage:
|GRADUATE DEGREE||PERCENT OF EMPLOYERS PLANNING TO HIRE|
|Other Business Master’s||41%|
|Master in Management||31%|
|Master of Accounting||29%”|
An ex-MBA Admission Director shares how to knock thousands of your tuition bill
by Tanza Loudenback, Business Insider
“Before you meet with the admissions director, be sure you’ve come up with hard evidence to prove you’re an asset to the school. The admissions team knows what the school can do for you in the way of connections and job prospects, so it’s up to you to lay out what you can do for them and your fellow students. Have some self-awareness about your value to the program, Precious said.”