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Recruiters Seek Specialist MBAs with Soft Skills

At the Association of MBAs (AMBA) annual Employers Forum in August, two topics dominated the event: the need for MBAs with well-developed ‘soft’ skills, and the increased demand for graduate hires with specialist MBAs. The …

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5 Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive Job Market

Distinguishing yourself from other applicants  is crucial in a competitive, post-MBA job market. Accenture recruiter Katherine LaVelle recently shared with Bloomberg Businessweek some of the characteristics she’s looking for in new hires. It doesn’t matter …

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Thoughts on the UCLA Anderson Interview

While the idea of the MBA interview rattles the nerves of most applicants, like most schools, UCLA Anderson School of Management views this step of the process as a way to get to know the …

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UC Berkeley-Haas Hires New Diversity Director

In an effort to expand programs and initiatives focused on diversity and inclusion at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, the school announced Tuesday that it has hired Eric Abrams as its first diversity director. …

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Kelley MBA Program Launches Unique Approach to Job Hunt

The Indiana University Kelley School of Business has come up with a novel approach to MBA job hunting rooted in the classic “hero’s journey”. Called Me, Inc., Kelley’s initiative aims to “break down” overconfident MBA …

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Top Asia B-Schools: An Ivy League of Their Own

Asian universities have stepped up their game when it comes to competing for students as Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, the region’s top-ranked graduate school of business, joins with three rivals to raise …

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