Top 5 tips to improve your job-seeker profile

Top 5 tips to improve your job-seeker profile
You've undoubtedly completed a handful of online profiles over the past few years at school. You have a Facebook profile, a Twitter bio, a LinkedIn resume, Instagram page, and maybe even still have a Google+ or even worse a MySpace account. You've also probably created profiles on your favorite news and shopping sites. These profiles are a dime-a-dozen, with standard questions (i.e. favorite quotes, movies, job title, interests, and accomplishments) and generic information for the general public. Anyone can sign up, and everyone's profile looks the same. It is not a niche network or an exclusive club.…
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Infographic: Not Your Typical MBA

Infographic: Not Your Typical MBA
It’s safe to say, MBA students aren’t what they used to be. Today, students arrive on the campus of graduate business schools with a more diverse background and broader career paths than ever before. And by the time they graduate, they’re not just interested in careers in finance and consulting.…
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Where MBAs want to work

Business school is hard. Students embark in the most rigorous training of their lives to secure lucrative jobs in some of the best companies around the world. There are a lot of factors that go into the careers MBA students, graduates, and alumni are seeking after they leave the hallowed halls of academia. Beyond function and industry, one of the most important factors is where they want to live. Our data shows that only 5.7% of MBAs are absolutely not willing to relocate. And just 11.5% of MBAs are willing to relocate anywhere, with no restrictions. Most MBAs want to live where they can balance work and play, opportunity and lifestyle. Following is the list of 10 places in the United States (and 4 locations overseas) where the MBAs at our partner schools most prefer to live & work.…
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Top 10 movies for MBA recruiters

The job of an MBA recruiter is never truly done, especially in the Fall.  Between on-campus recruiting, diversity events, emails, phone calls, interviews, and countless frequent flyer miles...they are lucky to get even a few hours of personal time during the day. But today, you can watch movies anywhere, anytime. So whether on plane, in a cab, or at a hotel, if you’re a recruiter with some time to unwind, here are ten movies we suggest…
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From B-school to President of the United States

Okay. So only two people have actually gone from b-school to the President of the United States: George W. Bush got his MBA from Harvard Business School and John F. Kennedy attended the Stanford Graduate School of Business. But that's still 5% of all Presidents. And many of them studied business and economics as undergrads, including Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan.…
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For the Love of Recruiting: A Valentine's Day Search

It's the time of year for candy, kisses, and cupid. Here at MBA Focus, we love connecting the world's best leadership talent with the world's top employers. So to honor the season, we are proud to present some Valentine-themed stats found within our network:…
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Top 10 movies for MBAs

Life at graduate business school is hectic. MBA students are busy, not only with classes, but also with career services. Today, the job search begins before students even arrive on campus.  With all the obligations and expectations placed upon each student trying to earn his or her MBA, all while trying to land their dream job, sometimes students just need to unwind with a good movie. Here is a list of ten movies that we believe every MBA should see:…
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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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