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Analyzing a Job Description

Analyzing a Job Description

Next you need to analyze the job description in a similar way. Keep in mind, however, that job descriptions are often very general, describing more than one position. Any additional knowledge you may have or surmise about the position is also helpful in this exercise. …

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Analyzing Your Resume

Analyzing Your Resume

The first step in writing your cover letter is to determine your unique differentiators. These are the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that you possess and are your strongest assets. Some definitions follow: Skills � what you have learned to do. 揝oft� skills � leadership, …

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MBA Behavioral Interviews Questions and Tips

MBA Behavioral Interviews Questions and Tips

Behavioral interviews (aka targeted selection interviews) are based on the notion that past performance predicts future behavior. The questions asked in this type of interview assess your accomplishments and measure your potential in critical areas such as leadership, problem solving, initiative, and decision making. In …

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Sample Behavioral Questions for MBA Interview

Sample Behavioral Questions for MBA Interview

These are common behavior-based interview questions. The best way to practice for these questions is to write your answers out, using the STAR answering model (Situation/Task, Action, Result). The questions are divided by competency category. Italics indicates what kinds of behaviors would indicated evidence of …

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Tips for MBA Case Interviews

Tips for MBA Case Interviews

Case interviews are based on the analysis of a business question. One of the main purposes of case interviews is to evaluate candidates’ problem solving skills. This type of interview is most commonly used in the consulting industry, although quite a number of MBA recruiters …

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MBA Career in Consulting

MBA Career in Consulting

Career Path: Consulting Management consulting is one of the more popular career paths in most business schools, particularly as one considers the growth of internal consulting positions within firms.  While management consulting firms hire many graduates, of increasing importance are corporate positions in strategic business …

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MBA Cover Letter Strategy

MBA Cover Letter Strategy

The purpose of the cover letter is to tell the reader on the idea that your qualifications match the job requirements very well. As opposed to your resume, which is a general document, the cover letter is specific to each job. If your resume contains …

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Creating a Scannable Resume

Creating a Scannable Resume

Types of scanning It is important to clarify what they mean by ‘scanning’. It is very common for companies to scan your resume and keep it as a graphic image. Once you have applied to a company you will be entered into their ‘applicant-tracking database.’ …

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MBA Career in Finance

MBA Career in Finance

This guide is intended to introduce MBA candidates to an overview of finance careers, specific resources for finance job-seekers, and helpful advice to getting into various finance careers.  It is not a comprehensive guide, you can download those from www.vault.com and www.wetfeet.com. Moreover, you will …

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MBA Resume Format Requirements

MBA Resume Format Requirements

The following specifications pertain to the résumé that you submit for the résumé book. BASIC REQUIREMENTS Your résumé must be no longer than one page Use Microsoft Word Use 11 or 12 point font for everything but your name Your left margin should not be …

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Sample Function Specific Questions for MBA Interview

Sample Function Specific Questions for MBA Interview

On this page you’ll find questions specific to various functions: Strategic Planning and Corporate Finance | Investment Banking | Sales and Trading Public Finance | Venture Capital | Marketing | Consulting/Management/Human Resources Human Resources | MIS, Electronic Commerce, Telecommunications | Health care management   STRATEGIC …

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MBA Career in Human Resources

MBA Career in Human Resources

Human resources professionals work a variety of roles that span the company both horizontally or vertically.  There are many specialties within HR that can include high-level strategic planning, implementation, and/or day-to-day management of the specialty.  Many HR professionals complete a rotational program following their MBA …

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MBA Career in Information Systems

MBA Career in Information Systems

In today’s successful organizations information systems and technology have become indispensable in the way managers define and execute corporate strategy, manage valuable resources, and formulate their organization’s unique value proposition.  The IST Portfolio equips IT-capable managers and consultants for a variety of functional areas including …

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MBA Job Interview Tips

MBA Job Interview Tips

An interview is a two way information exchange between an employer and a prospective employee. Not only does it give companies a chance to evaluate you as a potential employee, it also gives you the opportunity to assess your own fit within an organization. The …

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MBA Career in Marketing

MBA Career in Marketing

Brand Management At the highest level, Brand Managers supervise the marketing function for a specific brand of a consumer product. Brand managers are often compared to small business owners because they assume responsibility for a brand or a brand family. They always focus on the …

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MBA Job Fairs

MBA Job Fairs

America’s Best Job Fairs http://americasbest.com/jobfairs Annual Conference and Career Expo http://www.nshmba.org/conference.asp Best Jobs USA http://www.bestjobsusa.com/sections/CAN-careerfairs/index.asp Boston Career Fair http://www.careerforum.net/ Career Concepts USA, Inc. http://www.careerconceptsusa.com/ Career Conferences of America, Inc. http://www.careerconferences.com/ Carousel Expo http://www.carouselexpo.com/ CFG Career Fairs http://www.cfg-inc.com/ Chinese Career Forum http://www.chinesecareerforum.net/ College Grad Job Hunter(c) …

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MBA Job Interview FAQ

MBA Job Interview FAQ

Typical Behavioral Interview Questions by Category **Redundancy is evident to reveal the different WAYS questions can be asked. Coping with stressful situations and interpersonal conflicts 1. Tell me about a time when you had to cope with strict deadlines or time demands. Give me an …

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MBA Jobs: Internet Search

MBA Jobs: Internet Search

If you dedicate a specified amount of time each week to using the World Wide Web for your job search, you will have more options to use than available time. Here is how the MBA PCC recommends you dedicate your time, listed by expected level …

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MBA Resume for Account Executive

MBA Resume for Account Executive

EDUCATION DARDEN GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Charlottesville, VA UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Candidate for Masters of Business Administration, May 2002 § VP Corporate Relations, Graduate Women In Business § Consulting Club, Opportunity Consultants Inc., Cold Call Chorus GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Washington, DC Bachelor of Science in …

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MBA Resume for Account Manager

MBA Resume for Account Manager

EDUCATION Darden Graduate School of Business Administration Charlottesville, VA University of Virginia Candidate for Masters of Business Administration, May 2002 Activities: Darden Capital Management, Finance Club, Marketing Club, Entrepreneurs’ Club University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA Bachelor of Arts in English, May 1993 Activities: Upper Class …

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