Lose the resume, land the job

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Contrary to us mere mortals top executive search consultants have sat through hundreds of job interviews. Therefore it is worth listening, when Gary Burnison, top headhunter and CEO at Korn Ferry, suggests how to prepare for a successful job hunt and to “Lose the Resume, Land the Job”.*

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News | Salary + Money

MBA employment survey: MBA graduates report high starting salaries

A large and growing number of MBA graduates - 46 per cent - are fielding employment offers with starting salaries of at least 125,000 US dollars per year, according to the tenth...

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News | Leadership + Management

Why CEOs fail

Long-lasting iconic leaders are the exception rather than the rule, says Michael Jarrett, Senior Affiliate Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Insead. And indeed, the average...

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News | Career + Application

How to get promoted

“Gone are the days of relying on annual performance reviews that, after a couple of cycles, will automatically move you a space like a pawn on a chessboard”, writes Gary Burnison,...

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News | Admissions

Dartmouth's MBA programme is looking for nice and friendly students

There’s a new quality sought after in at least one business school and it might sound surprising for some: niceness.

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News | Executive Education

The top Executive MBA programmes that cost more than 200.000 US dollars

Executive MBA programmes come at a price and some have reached a very high price tag these days as an analysis by Poets & Quants found. 

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Yale tops the Economist’s Executive MBA ranking 2018

As the Economist's ranking of executive MBA (EMBA) programmes just missed our last newsletter cut-off, we want to give you the highlights now. This year’s winner was Yale School of...

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News | MBA Market

MBA courses warm to the topic of digital security

Data leaks and cyber attacks – digital security becomes an increasingly important part of corporate life. Business schools are now responding to this need and have started to offer...

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The Silicon Valley is looking for MBA students

The Silicon Valley is planning to hire MBA graduates according to a new study by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The organisation which administers one of the...

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Recommended work experience for MBA applicants

Practical experience forms an important part of an MBA application. But what kind of work experience pays off best? An expert recommends management training rotations at...

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New research: Teens without career plans financially worse off

“You can still decide later.” This piece of advice from parents or teachers seems to have harmful consequences for teenagers. New research show that young people who have a clear...

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Tech skills every MBA student should have

Technology plays an increasingly important role in our daily lives. Business school students need to be aware of the tech skills that employers expect these days and need to build...

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Business schools make the best of UK’s apprenticeship levy

A new UK policy forces businesses with annual wage bills of three million Pounds and more to provide finances for staff training. Many business schools in the UK are now...

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News | Executive Education

Corporate MBA programmes could save money

20 employees from Telus, Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, have just graduated from their own corporate MBA programme. With a university partner...

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News | Career + Application

How to quit well

You always meet twice in life, is an old saying that is particularly true for workers in small industries and communities. So quitting a job without hurting anybody's feelings and...

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News | Leadership + Management

Lose the resume, land the job

Contrary to us mere mortals top executive search consultants have sat through hundreds of job interviews. Therefore it is worth listening, when Gary Burnison, top headhunter and...

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News | Leadership + Management

The art of communication

Voice is power, and great communicators never stop practising, writes Steve Knight, Adjunct Professor of Business Communication at Insead. He defined the six pillars of "The Art of...

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News | Leadership + Management

Leadership transition – how to make it work

Hardly anything that happens at a company is more important than a high-level executive transition. By the nature of the role, a new senior leader’s action or inaction will...

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News | Career + Application

Forget about robots – a talent shortage will cost us billions

The story has been in all the media: “Robots are going to take your job!” A new Korn Ferry study begs to differ: the biggest issue isn’t that robots are taking all – the jobs –...

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How to transition between careers

Most people are changing careers several times in their life time. But what makes a successful transition between jobs? Coaches say the four “E”s for success are explore,...

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Job search after the first MBA job

Finding a new job after completing an MBA programme can be daunting, as the way you look for new opportunities becomes different. There is no campus fair and you might have...

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News | Business Schools

Durham University Business School focuses E-MBA on international business

Durham University Business School has re-designed its part-time Executive MBA programme, offered in partnership with the European Business School (EBS) Germany, to focus on...

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News | Executive Education

Survey: The best Executive MBA programmes 2018

For the third consecutive year, Ivy Exec, a New York-based company offering career information and job posting services for executives, has ranked the best Executive MBA programmes...

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PwC: People expect leadership from business – a challenge for CEOs

For seven consecutive years PwC's CEO survey has monitored the expectations of the world's business leaders. Never have CEOs been so optimistic about the future of the world...

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CEO or Chief Enablement Officer?

Leadership is about energising people rather than issuing orders, according to a recent article from Insead’s Knowledge website. The days of the CEO who knows and controls...

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How does the US News ranking compare to the QS and FT rankings?

It is not easy, and not always helpful, to compare the rankings by the Financial Times, QS and that from US News, since the latter only looks at American business schools. But five...

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Yoga, not cash

It’s been a great year and the company is preparing to offer workers a range of new benefits. Instead of more vacation or a nicer retirement plan it might well be a stress...

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The world’s best-paid MBA graduates

11 of the 20 business schools with the best-paid graduates are in the U.S., according to a survey from Emolument.com, a website for benchmarking salaries. The Sloan School of...

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Are you addicted to power?

Manfred Kets de Vries wants top executives to ask themselves: Do you like telling people what to do? Do you define yourself very much by your title and net worth? Do you always...

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Top MBA programmes respond to demand for cryptocurrency courses

Student demand is growing for blockchain and crypto classes and leading business schools are responding to that demand: Stanford, Wharton and Georgetown are adding classes in...

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How leading CEOs nominate their top people

The best CEOs have a genuine interest in human beings and commit to developing them, according to an article published on Insead’s Knowledge website. A five-year research project...

 

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