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Correcting Misconceptions: Time to Close the Tech Sector Gender Gap

Correcting Misconceptions: Time to Close the Tech Sector Gender Gap

With latest workforce data revealing that women make up less than 20% of the IT sector in the UK, and just 25% in the US, the industry is working hard to encourage more diversity. We spoke to two senior computer scientists about why more young women should join the tech revolution: “There’s a perception of…
How a Future-Focused MBA Can Close the “Soft Skills” Gap

How a Future-Focused MBA Can Close the “Soft Skills” Gap

  In a wide-ranging interview with Wired, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner recently shared some important and potentially counterintuitive insights about the future of work. Here’s what he had to say: Using “skills gap analytics,” LinkedIn is working to pinpoint the fastest growing job types in a given area, as well as the skills employers need…
Business Video Application Tips

Business Video Application Tips

  Many business programs, including Macquarie Graduate School of Management’s Global MBA require a video submission as part of the applications process. The Global MBA asks for a “personal statement video (maximum length of one minute) covering a brief introduction of yourself, why you are interested in the Global MBA, and your expectations of the…
Is a Graduate Degree Worth It?

Is a Graduate Degree Worth It?

The decision to pursue a graduate education can be a profoundly important one. It’s a big commitment to the next phase of your life, whether that means ascending to the top of your current profession, embarking on a new career, or learning more about a field you’re passionate about. However, for most people, this decision…
Top 5 Skills a CS Grad Needs Now that They Didn’t Need 5 Years Ago

Top 5 Skills a CS Grad Needs Now that They Didn’t Need 5 Years...

Computer-oriented jobs have grown 338 percent since 1990 according to a recent study, and the ideal computer science education has changed dramatically since then as well. But with the right skills, a computer science degree can be a passport to an incredibly exciting career on the cutting edge of industries like artificial intelligence, robotics, biomedicine,…
How to Talk to Your Boss About Getting an Online Degree

How to Talk to Your Boss About Getting an Online Degree

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to pursue an online degree. Making this commitment to your future should feel exciting and empowering — but you also might feel anxious about telling your boss. You shouldn’t. Many students enrolled in a Master’s degree program with Coursera complete their coursework while continuing at their current job and even…
Unlock the Power of Data with Python: University of Michigan Offers New Programming Specializations on Coursera

Unlock the Power of Data with Python: University of Michigan Offers New Programming Specializations...

Python is one of the fastest-growing programming languages, and a main driver of its popularity is data science. Due to its easy learning curve, a rich set of libraries and tools, and strong community support, Python is used widely by data scientists. The University of Michigan has launched two new Python Specializations in partnership with…

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