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Tuesday February 28, 2012

Harvard Asian-American Discrimination Probe Ends

Daniel de Vise, The Washington Post

Federal civil rights investigators have closed an investigation into whether Harvard and Princeton universities discriminate against Asian Americans in admissions, because the complaint has been withdrawn, a Harvard spokesman says.
Tuesday February 28, 2012

6 Steps to a More Marketable LinkedIn Profile

Jeff Haden,

Somewhere along the line you started treating it more like a resume. It's time to fix that...
Tuesday February 28, 2012

“Um, What Company is this Again?” Candidates’ Most Cringe-Worthy Interview Mistakes

Amy Chulik,

In a labor market where a single open position may receive resumes from hundreds of applicants, however, there are certain mistakes employers won’t — or shouldn’t — brush off. But which mistakes are blips — and which are total blunders? You be the judge...
Tuesday February 7, 2012

Asian Community Speaks Out Against the Racially Insensitive Super Bowl Ad

John Lee, National Association of Asian MBAs (NAAMBA)

...What we don’t expect from our elected or future politicians however, is to forgo any sense of responsibility and decency, just to score mere political points. But don’t tell that to the U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra who ran a 30-second campaign ad...featuring an Asian woman speaking broken English.
Tuesday February 7, 2012

Social Media Gives Recruiters a Head Start

Deanna Hartley, Talent Management

Now you can unearth a great deal about potential candidates, determine if they’d be a good cultural fit and conduct impartial reference checks before ever establishing contact with them.
Tuesday February 7, 2012

The Nation: Jobs Numbers Are a Pleasant Surprise

George Zornick, The Nation

Last week's job numbers were a welcome surprise: 243,000 people were added to payrolls in the past month, which is far more than the 140,000 analysts were predicting...
Tuesday February 7, 2012

Year of the Dragon Boosts Chinese Tourism to U.S.

Summer Chiang and Peter Schurmann, New America Media

People in China traditionally head home for the lunar New Year holiday, marking one of the largest annual human migrations on the planet. This year, however, a growing number are opting to travel abroad, bringing in new streams of tourism revenue to destinations in the Bay Area and across the country.
Tuesday February 7, 2012

India Economy: Growth 'to Fall Below 7%' for 2011-12


India's economic growth is likely to dip below 7% for the 2011-12 financial year, new government statistics show.
Thursday January 19, 2012

Join Us at the 11th Annual Asian Diversity Career Exposition

Asian Diversity, Inc.

Friday, March 9th, 2012
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Penn Plaza Pavilion, New York City
Thursday January 19, 2012

NAAMBA & MBA CSC Wrap Up the Inaugural Global MBA Leadership Conference & Expo in Singapore!

Robina Singh, Program Manager, NAAMBA

This inaugural event, organized by the National Association of Asian MBAs (NAAMBA) in partnership with the MBA Career Services Council (MBA CSC) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School as the Lead Academic Sponsor, was the first of its kind global conference to have been organized in Asia...
Thursday January 19, 2012

NAAMBA-DC Regional Finding Broad Support

Sanjay Rajpal & Tim Gilday, NAAMBA Washington, DC Regional

NAAMBA-DC is currently experiencing tremendous growth, having secured sponsorship from the CIA and SEC, and is working closely with several potential corporate partners to secure additional funding...
Thursday January 19, 2012

Leadership Development Program Employers’ Summit

Dan Beaudry, QS

Leadership development programs aren’t just popular with students. They are appearing in more and more of the world’s top campus recruiting companies, both for undergraduates, graduates and MBAs...
Wednesday January 18, 2012

Made in America: Trend Against Outsourcing Brings Jobs Back from China

Sopan Deb,

The United States may be on the verge of bringing back manufacturing jobs from China.
Tuesday December 27, 2011

Don’t Miss the Global MBA Leadership Conference & Exposition!


Global Vision, Global Leadership
January 12-13, 2012
Pre Conference Program: January 11, 2012
Marina Bay Sands Singapore
Tuesday December 27, 2011

1st Annual Employers’ Summit on Leadership Development Programs


May 9-10, 2012
Columbia University Faculty House
(64 Morningside Drive, New York, NY 10027)
Super Early Bird Rates End December 31, 2011!
Tuesday December 27, 2011

Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance (TUSA) - Scholarship Announcement


The Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance (TUSA) is pleased to announce that Ambassador Scholarships are again being offered to U.S. college students during the summer of 2012.
Tuesday December 27, 2011

'Seminar' by Theresa Rebeck - Broadway

Betsy Kim,

...On a very subjective level, as an Asian American woman, one aspect of the play made me feel uncomfortable and queasy, with the reminder that words and laughter matter and have consequences...
Tuesday December 27, 2011

Caution Mutes US Response to North Korea

Matthew Lee, The Associated Press

The Obama administration's cautious response to the death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il reflects unease and uncertainty about the leadership transition in the reclusive country that has confounded U.S. presidents for 60 years.
Wednesday November 30, 2011

10 Things to Do After the Interview

Beth Braccio Hering, CareerBuilder

The interview may be over, but your chance to make an impression is not. Here are 10 strategies to continue boosting your candidacy.
Wednesday November 30, 2011

Networking Strategies for the Holidays

Ivan Misner,

Holiday parties mean much more than free food and fun. They also can bring entrepreneurs a host of new opportunities to network and build relationships.
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