BUSINESS MASTER'S PROGRAMS BLOG

What Makes an EMBA & MBA So Desirable to Companies?

Have you ever wondered if companies prefer to see resumes from job applicants with an MBA or Executive MBA? The answer is yes! Where it used to be that only the business sector put such weight on an MBA degree, today nearly all industries are finding themselves listing “MBA preferred” on many job postings. MBA […]

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Business Analyst: Big Data Creates Big Job Market

Here’s what you need to succeed as a business analyst As sophisticated new software technologies become more adept at managing and compiling in-flowing data, business analysts with knowledge of business processes and data-mining techniques find themselves in high demand, poised to make an impact in the race to capitalize on big data’s potential. So what […]

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Should the Financial Market Turmoil Affect Your Decision to Get an MBA Degree?

Since the turn of the New Year, there has been article after article discussing the turmoil of the stock market. Between the Federal Reserve raising interest rates, a drop in oil prices, and what appears to be a reduction in growth opportunities overseas, investors are reacting, causing this volatility in the stock market. With the […]

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10 Top-to-Bottom Tips to Power Up Your LinkedIn Profile

“In the last 12 months, more people have found a job via LinkedIn than Monster and Indeed combined.” So said The RAIL Group’s Managing Partner, Kyle Green, at a recent seminar on LinkedIn profile best practices. Green was speaking to students in Mason’s School of Business Graduate Programs. Here are his 10 top-to-bottom tips for maximizing […]

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MBA Courses Provide Valuable Return on Investment

There are many aspects of an MBA program that will make it successful. One key ingredient is that the MBA courses you take provide you a valuable return on investment by enabling you to immediately apply what you are learning in the classroom to your job. An MBA program’s return on investment is one of […]

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