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Time management apps for the busy MBA student

  • MBA Alvernia

Practically everyone who enrolls in Masters in Business Administration program asks themselves the same question: How will I find time to do this? Thanks to time management apps, it’s easy to take notes more efficiently, schedule projects and meet assignment deadlines. There are several programs out there with features such as calendars, lists, timers and […]

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MBA job search question: Is a start-up career for you?

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Earning an MBA opens up a world of job opportunities. While some plan to put their MBA degree to use in a corporate setting, others like the idea of working at a start-up. The media portrays life at a start-up as super cool. After all, working at a new company with just a handful of […]

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  • February 26th, 2015
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Nonprofits seek, value MBA skill set

  • MBA Alvernia

Today, organizations of all sizes, whether they are for-profit or nonprofit, have to be agile and efficient and MBA graduates can help them operate in such ways. MBA-degree holders typically have well-rounded experience to help them serve many different roles for nonprofits. The degree is versatile and covers a broad range of business topics. For […]

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Interview tips for MBAs on the hunt for new opportunities

  • MBA Alvernia

You’ve made it. You finished your MBA degree, you sent out your resume and now it’s time to show potential employers what you’ve got. It’s interview time! There are many ways you can improve your chances of landing your next job. Here are some tips. Listen Intently Instead of going over and over in your […]

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Student Insights: Hart brings MBA skill set to nonprofit work

  • MBA Alvernia

We surveyed our MBA students to learn where they are in their career and asked what advice they have for those considering earning an MBA. We’ll share their thoughts periodically on this blog to help you decide if you should enroll in an MBA program. Here are a few insights from MBA student Christa Hart, […]

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Interest in Tech Careers Grows for MBAs

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Move over big banks and consultancies: Start-ups and tech firms are making their way to the top of MBA lists. More and more business school graduates are pursuing jobs in the technology and e-commerce industries, which offer opportunities to work in new innovation. Meanwhile, tech companies are looking for MBA graduates to help lead their […]

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MBA: A Smart Mid-Career Option

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MBA degrees are breathing new life into mid-level careers. Many mid-career professionals are pursuing MBAs with the hopes of increasing their prospects of higher income and positions. For these experienced workers, an MBA can be used for networking, starting a business, advancing in a current field or jump-starting a new career. Overall, a graduate business […]

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  • November 21st, 2014
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MBA Spotlight: Kunkle proves degree benefits both student and employer

  • MBA Alvernia

Colleen Kunkle, MBA ’14, knows something about making connections. First, she brought together her class work and work experience to enhance her career. Second, she brought together her colleagues at Penske Truck Leasing. Co. in Reading, PA with the MBA program she was attending at Alvernia University.  Both connections ended up being very good for […]

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  • November 5th, 2014
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What should MBA students know about employee recognition programs?

  • MBA Alvernia

Employee recognition programs not only make people feel good, but they can improve worker productivity and retention. If you have aspirations of managing others, these programs are downright essential. The purpose of an employee recognition program is to acknowledge and reward actions and behaviors that support organizational values and goals. Designing and maintaining employee recognition […]

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Meet the MBA Faculty: Dr. Tufan Tiglioglu

  • MBA Alvernia

Even if some people are born leaders, the skill of leadership still has to be nurtured and developed. Tufan Tiglioglu, Ph.D., has worked in areas focused on leadership development throughout his career. Currently, Dr. Tiglioglu is director of the Ph.D. program in leadership at Alvernia and the associate director of the O’Pake Institute of Ethics, […]

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