Finances & Money

Are women with MBA degrees at a disadvantage?

I just read a very interesting article by a new writer called One Snarky Chica with Issues titled “I don’t have the right package to get a business-related job“. I don’t want to steal the heart of the article as I think you should go read it for yourself in its entirety, but here’s the basics:

Chica graduated with her MBA late last year and has been having a world of trouble finding an MBA-quality position in her new city, even though there are corporations galore.

However, she’s found something very interesting just by changing a single letter in her name…read her post to find out what!

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  • Interesting…

    No doubt men are preferred in male dominated business industries. However, I have an MBA and I’ve never had a problem finding a job. Not just any job, but the actual job(s) I wanted and pursued.

    Unfortunately, many graduates develop a sense of entitlement when they’re able to put a few letters behind their name. So what it costs $xxx to earn the degree. What did you learn and how can you apply it to the real world? Employers look for tangible AND intangible skills. The degree is just a piece of paper that opens the door. It takes much more than that to walk through it.

  • Hey this was a great find! My finace actually has a similar yet different problem. Maybe I can write about that in the future. 🙂 I will come back and link to this article!

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