Oil prices fell and global equity markets were mixed on Monday after news that Japan unexpectedly slipped into recession in the third quarter renewed concerns about world growth. The Japanese yen steadied against the U.S. dollar, pulling back from a fresh seven-year low, as the economic data set the stage for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to delay an unpopular sales tax hike and call an election two years before he has to.
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An MBA internship at a pharmaceutical company is a natural and logical fit for those looking to work within the healthcare industry. Collin Watson is a student at UNC Kenan-Flagler who recently interned at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and will join the company’s rotational program after he graduates. In this interview, he discusses his MBA internship experience and offers advice on how to secure an offer letter at the end of the summer. .. Read more >>
It has become a significant advantage in business to speak more than one language, as MBA employers find themselves participating in an increasingly global market that requires cross-cultural understanding and communication skills. In fact, QS’s 2015 survey of MBA employers shows that international awareness and language skills are among the most-valued attributes sought among those who hire MBAs. .. Read more >>
If you’re an MBA looking to go into consulting, you have probably heard of A.T. Kearney. What you may not know, however, is the emphasis the company places on its entrepreneurial and creative culture. In fact, company culture is a, “is a significant driver of our success,” states A.T. Kearney’s senior manager of campus recruiting, Shannon Anderson. In this interview, Anderson discusses what makes A.T. Kearney different from other consulting firms, as well as what they look for in their MBA hires. .. Read more >>