The SYCK Career Podcast

Ep 64: Is An MBA Worth It?


Is an MBA truly indispensable for securing a noteworthy job? As we all know, upskilling, taking on postgraduate education, and earning certifications have become the norm for modern-day professionals to get ahead of the competition, spending thousands of dollars for a piece of certificate that may or may not lead to a better job. 

In this episode, we will delve into the significance of an MBA in fostering career advancement and explore the criteria for evaluating the advantages and disadvantages associated with pursuing this degree. Additionally, I will share with you a lesser-known alternative that can be considered if you prefer to avoid exorbitant spending on your education.

If you’re contemplating pursuing an MBA for career growth, tune in now and discover the true value of an MBA today and how it realistically impacts the trajectory of your career!

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Alan Stein has hired hundreds of talented people while working at Salesforce, Meta, American Express, and Google (where he won Manager of the Year). He has seen first-hand that career acceleration is a learnable skill and now he is sharing the exact method to achieve your career goals efficiently. 

He helps anyone with the ambition to accelerate their career path and achieve their aspirations. But he is most passionate about closing pay gaps and helping overcome systemic bias for underrepresented, underestimated, and underpaid people. Essentially, he wants to level the playing field.

Alan brings real talk and inside info to your side. In addition to his nearly three decades working at some of the most impressive companies in the world, Alan has also stumbled along the way. He has survived five layoffs, only to emerge stronger and with more money. Essentially, Alan gets careers — and now he wants to make sure you do too.

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