Wherever you are in your MBA experience -- just starting to consider B-School, have already submitted applications, or are a current student -- the value of an MBA degree is likely at the forefront of your mind. How will your personal and professional life change? What will your post-MBA finances look like? Ultimately, what will this investment return for you?
Industry News Archives
In an attempt to learn more and keep updated in the B School and the business industry world, I have been exploring various blogs and websites that actively touch on these subjects. Whether you are just starting to contemplate an MBA, or are a second year student in the throes of projects and interviewing - below are some interesting sites (in addition to this Carlson MBA Admissions Blog!) to keep yourself updated in the B School world.
As the number of women in science and engineering continue to grow, a recent Catalyst report highlight some interesting statistics about women in business in the United States.
Women make up 46.6% of the U.S. labor force and 51.4% in management, professional and related occupations. Yet, in positions of leadership, only 14.1% of Fortune 500 executive officers are women, 16.1% of Fortune 500 board seats are held by women, women account for only 7.5% of Fortune 500 top earners and 3.4% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women. This percentage represents only 17 women who currently hold CEO positions at companies that rank on the most recently published Fortune 500 list.