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I've recently been thinking about going back to school for my MBA, but the truth is, im not sure what it will do for my career. Is an MBA useful in HR anymore? I'm located in Canada if that helps.

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Depends on what stage of your career are you in, if you are someone who just started (within 0-5 years), then i would say going back to B-school might accelerate your career but it has to be an ivy league college cause by the end of day, brand matters. Don't even think about leaving your job behind just for the sake of having MBA tag

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