MBA Depot's career center is a collection of carefully selected links to the best online resources, keeping in mind the unique needs of MBAs and professional managers and executives.
In addition to these links, you will find a collection of excellent articles on topics including: resumes, interviewing, networking, internships and cover letters.
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Most Recent Career Resources
Putting Common Career Advice to the Test
A great deal of career advice, while given with the best of intentions, is often not based on verified evidence and is anecdotal, hackneyed, contradictory, or outdated. We now have more clear evidence of what constitutes good advice in terms of which mindsets to hold while navigating one’s career. According to the evidence, some is powerful and effective, some is at best unhelpful, whereas some … [ Read more ]
Authors: Christina S. Li, Daniel D. Goering | Source: "Harvard Business Review" | Subjects: Career, Career Info
How to Find a New Job: An HBR Guide
Are you ready to look for a new job? This comprehensive article covers everything from how to update your resume and write a cover letter to how to ace your interview and follow up. The piece also includes sample language to try and links to resources in the HBR archive.
Author: Amy Gallo | Source: "Harvard Business Review" | Subjects: Career, Cover Letters, Interviewing, Job Search, Resumes
The 10 commandments of salary negotiation
The reason we have to play the negotiation game is because, like it or not, everyone else is playing it. And you’re probably losing — on salary, equity, and promotions.
The good news is that because the other side is playing, they expect you to play along (especially at larger companies). So it rarely creates hard feelings when you negotiate. But you have to know how. … [ Read more ]
Authors: Lenny Rachitsky, Niya Dragova | Subjects: Benefits / Comp., Career
Résumé-Writing Tips to Help You Get Past the A.I. Gatekeepers
More companies than ever are using software to screen their mountains of job applications. Getting seen by a human recruiter takes some effort.
Author: Julie Weed | Source: "The New York Times" | Subjects: Career, Resumes
The 40 Best Questions to Ask in an Interview — How to Go Deeper Than “What’s the Culture Like?”
As a candidate, prepping for a job interview can feel like a job that’s never fully done. Today we’re focusing on those moments when the interviewer turns to candidates and asks the inevitable, “Do you have any questions for me?” at the end of the interview. It's critical to come up with a slate of good questions to ask that uncover vital information about the … [ Read more ]
Source: "First Round Review" | Subjects: Career, Interviewing
Most Popular Career Resources
Six Must-Ask Interview Questions
Interviewing can be a gut-wrenching process. Most books on how to interview list hundreds of questions you need to be ready to answer, but few talk about the questions you need to ask. Take more control at your next interview by asking some pointed questions of your own. Here are six must-ask questions and why you should know the answers.
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"Tell Me About Yourself" The 25 Toughest Interview Questions (and Tips on How to Answer Them!)
Tips on answering the 25 toughest interview questions
Top 100 Recruiter Search Words
Marc Cenedella, of TheLadders.com, a recruiting site that specializes in jobs paying $100,000 or more, put together this list of the most popular words recruiters have searched for in the past week. The list is updated regularly, so you can check back regularly to keep on top of trends. Of course, the idea is that by including words from the list on your resume, you'll … [ Read more ]
BrassRing Diversity Career Events
BRD bills itself as the nation's leading diversity recruiting firm, assisting clients to identify, attract and hire top minority and hard-to-find candidates for a broad range of career opportunities. They sponsor Career Forums for MBAs (as well as other specialized student groups).