Archives: November 2009

Multiple Assignments Abroad Can Derail Career Advancement, Study Shows

Posted by: Alison Damast on November 25

MBA students considering doing successive global stints post B-School might want to think twice before pursuing that route. Employees who take on more than one international assignment for their company...

Have MBA, Will Travel (Overseas)

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 20

Jobless MBAs may have to start looking outside the U.S. for work. MBA salaries have flattened across the globe. And the employers still hiring want more experienced recruits. That, in...

Babson's New San Francisco-Based MBA Program

Posted by: Lindsey Gerdes on November 16

Babson's Olin Graduate School of Business, known for entrepreneurship, has begun offering a new "blended" MBA program out of San Francisco; the program combines a fast-track model with distance learning...

MBAs Celebrate Veteran's Day

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 11

This Veteran’s Day will be more important than usual for B-schools, as a steadily increasing number of military veterans sign up for MBA programs across the country. Similarly, helping host...

Harvard MBA Indicator: Good Times Ahead for Finance Jobs?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 11

The rapidly diminishing numbers of top MBA students getting financial services jobs might seem like just another grim reminder of the devastation the financial crisis has wrought on the B-school...

Indian and South Korean Enrollment Sinks at U.S. Grad Schools

Posted by: Alison Damast on November 10

This summer, U.S. graduate schools’ admissions offers to prospective international students plummeted, leaving many educators worried that international enrollment would be less than robust on campus this fall. Their fears...

A New Private Equity Fellowship for Minorities

Posted by: Alison Damast on November 04

The Carlyle Group and the Robert Toigo Foundation have joined forces to help make it easier for minority MBA graduates to pursue a career in the private equity sector, a...

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