Monthly Archives: September 2011

Creating Leverage with your Job Offer

September 27, 2011
Creating Leverage with your Job Offer

Many students don’t realize how much leverage they have when they receive one job offer. I recently spoke with Haley, a senior in college, who sought a summer marketing job in a healthcare company and was lucky (and talented) enough to secure exactly that. Her three months went well and she returned to her last…

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Applying the “Blink” Philosophy to Work

September 21, 2011
Applying the “Blink” Philosophy to Work

Malcolm Gladwell, one of today’s great social scientists- or at least one of the most popular, highlights in his book, Blink, the merits and limitations of quick decision making. In Blink, Gladwell takes a universal truth, the best decisions are made after the benefit of significant research, and stands it on its end. Sometimes this…

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Is it time for an MBA?

September 13, 2011
Is it time for an MBA?

Just as the offspring of the Baby Boom generation seem to be flooding the applicant pool for schools and jobs, the Wall Street Journal reports that business school applications are down 9.9% from a year earlier. The Journal adds that although historically, interest in graduate school increases when the job market softens, the same has…

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