Top 10 things we learned at the 2014 Tech Focus Forum

At this year’s Tech Focus Forum, co-hosted by NetApp, attendees gathered to debate issues, share best practices, and participate in moderated discussions on key topics in the technology industry. If you were not able to attend the 2014 Tech Focus Forum, make sure you don’t miss out on any of the great content shared!…
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Top 10 mobile apps for MBA recruiters

Are you a MBA recruiter with an Apple iDevice? If you are, then you are holding a powerful recruiting tool in your hand. Whether you are jotting down notes about candidates, looking for lodging and dining when you travel, giving a presentation on-campus, or just unwinding after a long day of work, here are 10 mobile apps for every MBA recruiter:…
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Top 10 things we learned at the 2014 Energy Focus Forum

At this year’s Energy Focus Forum, co-hosted by the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business, attendees gathered to debate issues, share best practices, and participate in moderated discussions on key topics in the energy industry. If you were not able to attend the 2014 Energy Focus Forum, make sure you don’t miss out on any of the great content shared!…
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Top 10 function experiences and function preferences that MBA employers are looking for

From 2012 to 2013, job functions of job postings were all very steady, with the top 5 functions being Finance, Marketing, Management, Business Development, and Consulting in that order. The top 2 sub-functions for 2013 job postings were Business Development – General and Marketing – Brand/Product Management, beating out Finance – Other and Consulting – General, which came in 3rd and 4th, respectively.…
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Top 10 things we learned at MBA CSEA in Europe

The theme of the 7th annual MBA CSEA European Conference, Partnering for a Global Mindset, explored how each player in the recruitment process can collaborate to build and develop global leaders in business. As employers are searching for leadership talent and global skill sets, schools and career services need to prepare their MBAs for the increasingly global marketplace. We learned a great deal about the current state of this job market, and where its headed for the future.…
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Top 10 things we learned at MBA CSEA in Asia

This year’s MBA CSEA Asian Conference was one their best events yet. As one of the only formal gatherings of career services professionals and employers in Asia, it is an invaluable experience for networking and learning. This year’s topics included the MBA recruiting landscape in Asia, as well as unique ways for career service offices to reach employers. But we learned so much more than that.…
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Top 12 TV shows for MBAs

While TV shows are generally over the top versions of real life scenarios, or simply unrealistic, there can be more to gain than entertainment value from the dramas and comedies on TV. Beyond the scope of the evening news and economic debates, there exist valuable lessons from even the simplest of sitcoms.…
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Top 10 movies for MBA career service professionals

As a career service professional, you are charged with a pretty important responsibility. The employment hopes and dreams of your school’s graduate students rest in your hands.  The role requires patience, guidance, mentoring, and sometimes a whole lot of luck.  Once you get through the career services workshops, finish Fall recruiting season, and help the students compare possible career paths...it’s time to relax, grab some popcorn, and remember that you have made a measurable difference in so many students’ lives. Here are ten films about mentoring, careers, management, and leadership, that we believe every career service professional should see:…
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