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Here’s how MBA students can maintain work-life balance

Going after an MBA takes commitment. Add work and family and it can seem like a lot to juggle. It is possible to maintain a work-life balance and make time for the most important people in your life by making a few behavioral adjustments to manage your time better. In her article “30 Time Management […]

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MBA grads need to understand that ethics is a necessity in 21st Century organizations

A wider ethical spotlight has been cast on modern businesses. The first decade of this millennium featured headlines about scandals surrounding Enron, WorldCom and Bernard Madoff. These scandals exposed the depths and destructiveness of unethical business practices. Businesses and MBA programs alike sought to expand ethics education with the goal of having positive impacts on […]

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Beyond corporate careers, opportunities for MBA grads abound

More and more businesses realize that if they want to keep up and stay ahead, they have to hire the right people. MBA graduates are top candidates because they have various skills in interpersonal relationships, communication and strategic thinking. In addition, MBA graduates are prepared for the current issues in today’s economy and fluid business […]

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Reinvent your career with an MBA degree

According to an article in U.S. News & World Report, 70 percent of MBA applicants plan to change careers. This article, also introduces a ballerina who went from dancing to a career in healthcare consulting. She’s quoted as saying, “What I want is such a drastic change, I knew I couldn’t do it without an […]

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

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

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

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

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

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 Spotlight: Gaul Transitioned Nursing Career into Management

Many nurses find themselves at a turning point in their career. They seek to transition their experience in clinical practice to a position in which they can affect organizational change and lead staff. Patty Gaul reached that point after working nearly 20 years as a nurse. Now, as director of Medical Surgical, Infusion Services and […]

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