After several difficult years, the MBA job market has bounced back in the past 12 months. Business school career services are reporting much higher % job placement, and indicate that candidates are looking beyond traditional fields of financial services and consultancy to pursue positions in tech firms, online retail, luxury brand, renewable energy, entrepreneurial ventures…

Prof Henry Mintzberg - The Middle Management Crunch

The Middle Management Crunch

In the international HR community, a group of professionals traditionally noted for a collegiate, sharing approach to their work, a potentially messy conflict is brewing. On one side of the philosophical divide are those that believe that all employees should be regarded as ‘talent’. And on the other are the ...

The MBA Job Market- Brighter Prospects for landing a dream role

The MBA Job Market: Brighter Prospects for Landing a Dream Role

It's looking like 2012 could be a good year for graduating MBAs. Although the first signs of economic recovery are tentative at best, business school students are securing jobs in higher numbers than they have in the past two years. According to the MBA Career Services Council, an association of business ...

Join The Smart Set

Join The Smart Set

These days, anyone contemplating taking an executive MBA will be looking for a significant international element to the learning experience. Domestic markets are history. In future, customers and clients are as likely to be on the other side of the globe as the other side of town. Designers of such programmes ...

Getting women into the boardroom

Encouraging Women Into The Boardroom

It is 2082. Under Chinese sovereign fund ownership, Greece has been transformed into a giant theme park devoted to European antiquity, Apple and Facebook have replaced passports with the biographical iPad 12, and in UK boardrooms there are equal numbers of men and women at last. Given current evidence, only ...

It's a Dirty Job, But Some MBA Has To Do It

It’s a Dirty Job, But Some MBA Has To Do It

The findings of the latest Global Snapshot, a survey carried out by Antal, a recruitment agency, will come as a surprise to some. No sooner had the UK announced a 0.9% drop in manufacturing output for the last three months of 2011 than Antal’s global survey concluded that the best hiring ...

The MBA megabucks CEOs

The MBA Megabucks CEOs

The news that Apple CEO Tim Cook earned a massive $378 million in 2011 is a shot in the arm for the idea that the MBA is a road to corporate riches. Admittedly the majority of his remuneration is in the form of stock options that do not vest for ...

The MBA is no longer just a man's world

The MBA Is No Longer Just a Man’s World

Although progress in the UK is still decidedly slow, it seems that the imbalance between the sexes in the boardroom or around the partnership table is finally being addressed in many corners of the world. In the new economic powerhouse of China, for example, one in three management positions are ...

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