Tag Archives: soft skills

Key Career Benefits of an MBA

Business school graduates benefit from more than just a solid return on investment through substantial salary increases. They also deepen the knowledge, skills and abilities they will need for future professional success. Here are just …

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Complementary Skills are Key to Team Success for MBA Students, Grads

More than a fifth of MBAs feel that half of the teams in which they’ve worked have not succeeded due to a lack of complementary skills, ground-breaking research from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and The …

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4 Areas Admissions Committees Focus on When Evaluating Your Candidacy

B-school applicants can’t help but fret over what their target MBA programs really want to see in a candidate, agonizing over whether their particular profile will generate enough interest to merit an interview and ultimately, …

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Evaluate Your Communication Skills When Applying to B-School

The so-called hard skills of financing, accounting, supply chain management are widely available at business schools across the board, but it seems the soft-set skills, such as the ability to work with and through others, …

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Social Media Will Change the B-School Landscape

Social media as it relates to management education continues to be a hot topic, and I found the comments in a recent Huffington Post blog piece really fascinating. For Millennials, memories of the world prior …

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GMAC Launches Online Assessment Tool for Soft Skills

The Graduate Management Admission Council announced the launch Wednesday of its newest product, “Reflect,” a self-administered online assessment and soft-skills development program. Soft skills are an important set of personal attributes that enhance one’s interactions, …

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