Our Current Reading List: mbaMission Career Coaches

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We all need a break from reading about the spread of COVID-19; consider using your time to delve deeper into areas of interest. Check out a few recent news articles that caught the attention of mbaMission’s Career Coaches: 

And, of course, we are doing some lighter reading, too: a list of what is currently streaming on Netflix

Reading is a perfect way to build your expertise and develop a more in-depth perspective on the challenges (and opportunities) facing your target industries and companies. If you are looking for inspiration, consider the following resources: 

  • Find the key influencers in your area(s) of interest and follow them on LinkedIn and Twitter (or other social media platforms). 
  • See what professors at top business schools, including HBS, the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and UCLA Anderson, are saying about the impact of COVID-19. 
  • Read how your local community (and/or employer) is responding to support those in need; learn how you can contribute. 
  • Tap in to the experts. Connect (virtually) with librarians at your business school library and tell them what you want to learn about. Ask your networking contacts for suggestions of podcasts or trade publications to read. Join LinkedIn groups relevant to your interests or target roles. 

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