Archive for March 2010

The Benefits of an MBA

Many people did an MBA and are very happy about it. Yet a few things changed in the meanwhile. Although 10 years ago an MBA was almost a guarantee for getting a fantastic job with a corner office and a big salary, lately the things changed. It is easy to forego the difficulties in the jobs market, yet they are here and you should be aware of them.
First of all, the perception of the strategic managers is that an MBA title has become… well just a title and some more part-time experience (extra). A top manager should have enough relevant experience in the field and a track of record which indicates a degree of success in the field where he/she works. An MBA is just the cherry on the pie, is the extra piece which makes competitive. In other words, the MBA itself will not make you elligible for a top level job, but will seriously differentiate you from the competition on the job. Read more