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Industry Insights

Consulting Pay: What MBAs Earned in 2019

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2020 vs. 2018 Pay: Undergraduate and Master’s Degree Holders

Undergrads continue to experience pay increases in base pay, even as performance and sign-on bonuses stagnated. Bain, BCG continued to lead the way for starting base pay, …

By JEFF SCHMITT
JEFF SCHMITT Senior Writer
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3 Powerful Networks You May Not Know You Have

Even at the best of times, it’s natural to feel unsure of yourself when it comes to networking. You may be thinking, “I’ve reached out to my friends and colleagues, contacted my network on LinkedIn…but now what?”

In the current climate, it’s …

By Rayna Anderson-Crier
Rayna Anderson-Crier Associate Director, Career Education and Advising Rayna Anderson-Crier
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Networking While Remote | How Professionals of Color Can Stay Connected During the Pandemic

You may have heard at least one of these sayings throughout the course of your career: “It isn’t what you know but who you know” and “Your network is your net worth.”

Ring any bells? Having access to the right …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Diversity & Inclusion Resources

The Career Development Office is committed to not only embracing diversity but fostering the success of all students. In addition to personal advising appointments, the resources below are a starting point for members of our diverse community:

 General Diversity

The …

By Rayna Anderson-Crier
Rayna Anderson-Crier Associate Director, Career Education and Advising Rayna Anderson-Crier
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Two Current Women Entrepreneurs Talk About Their Experience As Women In Consulting

We have many of you ask us what it’s like to be a woman in consulting. How is the firm culture? Is there time to have a family and rise up the ranks inside a top firm? Today, Jenny Rae …

By Jenny Rae Le Roux
Jenny Rae Le Roux Managing Director
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On the Case – How to Ace the Consulting Case Interview

What Is a Case Interview?

In a case interview, the candidate is provided with a detailed situation, problem or challenge and asked to analyze it and come up with a solution.

case interview question can be based on a …

By Pamela Skillings
Pamela Skillings co-Founder Big Interview
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Rice’s graduate entrepreneurship program again ranked No. 1 in US

Rice and its Jones Graduate School of Business have the No. 1 graduate entrepreneurship program in the U.S., according to the 2021 rankings announced Nov. 17 by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. This marks the second consecutive year the …

By Jeff Falk
Jeff Falk
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What Are Technical Skills and How Should You Include Them On Your Resume? (Plus a List of Examples)

Whether or not you can do a job—and whether or not you can land that job—often depends on your technical skills. Technical skills are a subset of hard skills, which are the knowledge or abilities needed to perform specific tasks. …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Want a Job in Tech? Here Are 4 Tips to Get Started

Pursuing a career in tech is an exciting, ever-evolving journey with a myriad of benefits and opportunities for growth. The tech industry today spans more niches than ever before. From pet-tech to agriculture-tech to data-heavy warehouses, the impact software has …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Want a Job in Tech? Now’s the Time to Start Looking

As consumer habits around the world change under the coronavirus lockdown, demand for tech companies that satisfy our needs for virtual work, entertainment, and socializing has skyrocketed. Whether you have experience as a software engineer, data scientist, marketer, UX designer, …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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