Noteworthy: Johnson career management director shares 4 skills MBAs need to land tech jobs

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Cynthia Saunders-Cheatham, executive director of the Career Management Center at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Cynthia Saunders-Cheatham, executive director of the Career Management Center at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

It is no surprise that technology is ever evolving and advancing. While technology has certainly impacted the workforce in a number of positive ways and has led to more efficiencies within business, the constant progression of technology puts more and more pressure on companies to keep current or risk getting left behind. The decision to not stay up-to-date on technological trends could mean risking financial loss or worse.

If you are interested in a business career in the technology industry, you, too, need to stay conversant with technological trends or risk becoming obsolete. Today, you are going to need more than an MBA to find success in business. Cynthia Saunders-Cheatham, executive director of the Career Management Center at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, shares 4 important skills any MBA interested in a technology-related career should possess.

4 Must-Have Skills for Success

If you want to be successful in the technology industry you will need to be able to:

  1. Tell a story with data
  2. Work in ambiguous, unstructured environments
  3. Utilize design thinking to drive solutions
  4. Work in cross-cultural and cross-functional teams

Read the full article to learn more and to find out how you can develop and strengthen these valuable skills.