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Business School Career Centers, Part 2: Are They Still Necessary?

Networking with company representatives. Fine dining in fancy restaurants. Are the days of free lunches, coffee chats, and extravagant recruiting dinners over? Given the changing nature of MBAs’ job searches, are MBA career centers now dinosaurs? Yes—and no. They are evolving. What previously was dubbed the “career office” is now called “career services,” the “career…

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Business School Career Centers, Part 1: Thinking Beyond the Numbers

Business School Career Centers, Part 1: Thinking Beyond the Numbers

Looking for an MBA to enhance your career or pivot to a different role or industry? If so, you aren’t alone; the majority of first-year MBAs want or need the degree to make a career change. So, if the majority of a graduating class has a job within three months of graduation, you’d think that…

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MBAnalysis Blog: Business School Career Centers Part 1 – Thinking Beyond the Numbers

Almost across the board, when current students and recent alumni complain about their business school, it is generally about career services. And while there are all sorts of metrics to try to measure the effectiveness of career support — including employment at graduation, employment at three months, average salary, average signing bonus — in the…

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MBAnalysis Blog: Business School Career Centers Part 2 – Are They Still Necessary?

Read part 1 here! Changing company interest in MBAs, and a changing workforce, seems to make traditional career centers less and less relevant. In the past, a job search meant which big company recruiting event would you eat at. Maybe it would be coffee and danish with Dell, a pizza lunch with Bain, evening drinks…

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MBAnalysis Blog: Business School Career Centers – Thinking Beyond the Numbers (Part 1)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Changing company interest in MBAs, and a changing workforce, seems to make traditional career centers less and less relevant. In the past, a job search meant which big company recruiting event would you eat at. Maybe it would be coffee and danish with Dell, a pizza lunch with Bain, evening drinks with GE, and a…

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