Tag Archives: soft skills

Volunteering Can Boost Your Career–and MBA Admissions Odds

  “Fresh Ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals We probably don’t need to sell you on the karmic benefits of donating your time for a worthy cause. But besides all the …

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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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What Does the Adcomm Focus on When Evaluating Your MBA Candidacy?

Every year, we hear of MBA admissions offers going to Olympic athletes, NASA scientists, and former White House aides. While these profiles grab the headlines, they can discourage candidates without a flashy personal or professional …

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What Does a Winning MBA Application Strategy Look Like Today?

Many of you have probably heard about the decline in applications to US business schools. However, the booming job market and higher acceptance rates actually make it an excellent time to pursue an MBA degree. …

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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 …

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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 …

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