The highest paying tech firms

Millennials are less attracted by old fashioned management styles and traditional industries. Therefore they love to work for innovative technology companies. With such pulling power, do the most competitive high-tech firms still have to pay top salaries to attract the best candidates? 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Harvard Business School’s take on executive education

A new paper by Harvard Business School explores the competitive landscape of executive education. The reknown business school feels that there is a tectonic shift even as demand...

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How to get into a top MBA programme

An outstanding GMAT result, top grades and an impressive CV are not always enough to get students into the top business schools, according to a US News article. MBA admissions...

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Shorter GMAT exam

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is shortening the length of the GMAT exam by 30 minutes, according to a press release by the organisation. The shorter exam,...

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How the right intervention can improve outcomes for women in business and academia

The extreme under-representation of women in senior leadership roles is as mysterious as it is persistent, find the experts of Insead business school. Therefore they assembled...

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What women want at work

For 2018’s International Women’s Day, PwC published research based on the results of a survey of 3,627 women around the world, called “Time to talk. What has to change for women at...

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When an MBA application is not perfect

Admission consultant Stacy Blackman has some advice on what to do if an employment history is less than perfect. Turn it into your own advantage, is the expert’s advice in one of...

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Unilever’s move welcomed by Rotterdam School of Management

Unilever was Britain's third-biggest company and its consumer brands include well-known products like Dove soap and Magnum icecream. Moving its headquarters from London to...

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The highest paying MBA jobs

North America has seen a ten per cent increase in MBA hiring. MBA salary levels also grew by 17,400 dollars to 116,300 dollars in the last year according to a report by Top MBA....

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French business school develops ultimately flexible EMBA

Neoma Business School’s new Global Executive MBA has developed a shorter, more flexible and customizable MBA programme which will begin in October 2018. The school offers three...

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Quiz: How future-proof are you?

We are all working two jobs: the position we were hired to fill, plus the “job-within-the-job” – office politics all those subtle challenges to our success. Learning to expose and...

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Artificial Intelligence and the traditional MBA

Particularly in the U.S. business schools are developing their MBA curricula to include a deeper understanding of machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in particular.

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The Labour Market in 2030

By the end of the 2020s, automation may eliminate 20 to 25 per cent of current jobs, hitting middle- to low-income workers the hardest, according to a study by international...

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The hard work bias

Hard work is important to success, but it’s dangerous to see it as the most important thing, writes Leila Hock from career blog Career Comtessa in Fast Company. 

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Stanford offers new Executive Education programme about data analytics

Stanford’s new Executive programme “Big Data, Strategic Decisions: Analysis to Action” aims at senior-level executives to use data analytics to improve decisions and gain a...

 

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