leadership


Insights from the Field: The Women of MBA@UNC: Part III

Women in leadership positions often face an uphill climb in today’s business environment. To gain insight into how successful women fit an MBA program into their daily lives, and hear some of their advice for navigating leadership challenges, we gathered several MBA@UNC students and alumnae together in our online classroom where they shared their personal experiences of moving their careers forward.

Insights from the Field: The Women of MBA@UNC: Part II

Women in leadership positions often face an uphill climb in today’s business environment. To gain insight into how successful women fit an MBA program into their daily lives, and hear some of their advice for navigating leadership challenges, we gathered several MBA@UNC students and alumnae together in our online classroom where they shared their personal experiences of moving their careers forward.

Insights from the Field: The Women of MBA@UNC

Women in leadership positions often face an uphill climb in today’s business environment. To gain insight into how successful women fit an MBA program into their daily lives, and hear some of their advice for navigating leadership challenges, we gathered several MBA@UNC students and alumnae together in our online classroom where they shared their personal experiences of moving their careers forward.

Ask HR: Why Hire MBAs?

Why do companies value MBAs? It is a valid question that many MBA candidates are curious about, and rightfully so. The job market is strong: Nine out of every 10 employers surveyed by the Graduate Management Admission Council, the administrator of the GMAT, say they expect to maintain or increase the number of job openings for business school graduates in 2015. A majority of these employers also plan to increase starting annual base salaries for new hires this year. The demand for MBAs is clearly there, but what is it that makes MBA graduates so employable?

 

15 Female Entrepreneurs Who Have Left Their Mark on America

The growing impact of women entrepreneurs is evident today. Women-owned firms account for almost 30 percent of all businesses and one in five women-owned firms tout revenue of $1 million or more, according to research conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and its Center for Women in Business in 2014.

 

How to Build a Successful Mentoring Program [GUIDE]

Mentoring programs are an effective way to advance the development of high-potential employees. By harnessing the talent and experience of talented executives as mentors, companies are able to satisfy their employees intrinsic desire to grow and develop professionally. This guide from MBA@UNC, "How to Build a Successful Mentoring Program" is designed to support the talent development strategy of every company.