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What Is the Surprising Link Between MBAs and the Gender Pay Gap?
April 4, 2018
Getting an MBA may help women improve their pay and position within the job market. However, recent Financial Times research indicates that there’s still work to be done when it comes to leveling the playing field between women and men in business. Specifically, the data indicates that an MBA from a leading business school actually widens the gender pay gap for women. Here’s a closer look at the analysis.

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Should You Work In A Family Business?
April 2, 2018
Walmart. Novartis. Nike. Facebook. Roche. What do all of these big name companies have in common? They all started as family businesses. If you’re thinking of working for a family business -- your own or someone else’s -- you may have some extra things to think about. Here’s a closer look at w...

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International MBA Students Partake in First African MBA World Summit
March 29, 2018
Earlier this month, the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (GSB) hosted the first African MBA World Summit in which international business students worked with local South African businesses. Let's take a closer look.

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An MBA Isn’t Brain Science….Or Is It?
March 21, 2018
When we think of MBA programs, topics like finance, accounting and statistics come to mind. Not making the list? Brain science. Until now that is. According to a recent Financial Times report, b-schools are recognizing new student demand for neuroscience programming by incorporating coursework in th...

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Can MBAs Adapt to AI and the Future?
March 14, 2018
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is disrupting the MBA. How will MBAs adapt? Let's take a closer look.

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Are Full-Time MBA Programs a Dying Breed?
March 7, 2018
A recent Forbes article proposed that in an era of disruptive innovation, full-time MBAs are being superseded by other options. Is the writing really on the wall for the conventional b-school program? Here’s a closer look.

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UK Warns Companies Over Unpaid Internships
February 28, 2018
If you're an unpaid intern in the UK, help is on the way. The UK's tax, payment, and customs authority, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), started cracking down on companies that don't pay their interns. They're expected to target sectors in the media, performing arts, law, and accountancy--all of whic...

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Asian Business Schools Rise in Rankings
February 12, 2018
Thinking about business school? Think about studying in Asia. For the first time in the history of the Financial Times MBA ranking, Asian business schools are on the rise. Let's take a look at some of the schools on the list.

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Banks Take on Big Tech Talent Drain
February 7, 2018
As more MBA grads look to Big Tech for employment, the financial services sector is taking a new approach aimed at luring them back. Here’s a closer look at why finance has fallen, along with what the industry is doing to increase its appeal with b-school grads.

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Japan Introduces New Fast-Track Rule for Skilled Workers
January 31, 2018
Japan’s rigid residency requirements have earned it a “closed” reputation on the international stage. Now comes news of a change aimed helping the country attract and retain more international talent. Here’s a closer look at the new “fast-track” permanent residency rule.

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December 10, 2018

Looking to spoil that beloved business student in your life this holiday season? Check out these out-of-the-box gift ideas.


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November 26, 2018

In the business world, leadership is key. How do you get the skills you need to make it in the business world? Get off the beaten track. Take a look a...


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November 12, 2018

As you embark on your MBA pathway, you need to ask yourself: how much risk do you want to take in your first job? What matches your career goals bette...