Job search

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Kyle Wu, one of our US-based bloggers in his second year of business school, describes the job search process conducted by his classmates Read more >>

Abhinav Charan, Cambridge Judge MBA

Abhinav Charan, one of our UK-based bloggers, reflects on his year at business school and his MBA objectives Read more >>

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Kyle Wu is now on his internship. In his latest blog he explains what really is competitive intelligence. Read more >>

Ramesh Chander, Sai¨d Business School, Oxford

The end of term is near and that nostalgic feeling engulfs us all. All of us have just finished attending the last class of the MBA and for many of us the last classroom situation for quite some time to come. Read more >>

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

In his final term at Thunderbird, MBA blogger Kyle Wu found that suddenly and very unexpectedly, nothing was going to plan Read more >>

Atul Agarwal, Warwick Business School

With his MBA almost over Atul is eager to return to the working world and a salary, but at the same time wants to continue to be a student and spend time with his business school friends Read more >>

Ekta Malhotra, EMBA global programme

With recruitment season upon us, MBA blogger and management consultant Ekta Malhotra urges MBAs to think very carefully about their job search and ensure that any career they opt for is the right fit  Read more >>

Ramesh Chander, Sai¨d Business School, Oxford

You may wonder why I have titled this blog this way. Could it be because I am writing this blog on a Sunday morning while sailing across the English Channel en-route from Paris to London? Quite possible, but the real reason lies elsewhere as you will discover when you reach the end of this blog. Read more >>

Kshitij Gopal, National University of Singapore

For many MBA students now is the time to sign up for an internship. But blogger Kshitij Gopal says that the job search in Singapore is much harder than he had anticipated and while he has been lucky, many of his friends are still searching Read more >>

Jennifer Soffen

Harvard Business School blogger Jennifer Soffen has graduated and now faces a future in which there will be few benchmarks.  Read more >>

Abhinav Charan, Cambridge Judge MBA

Abhinav Charan is coming to the end of his MBA programme at Judge Cambridge. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of travel, competitions and listening to speakers from a variety of sectors Read more >>

Johanna Singer

After months of networking and anxiety MBA blogger Johanna Singer has accepted an internship offer. She can now sit back and relax Read more >>

Ramesh Chander, Sai¨d Business School, Oxford

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently hosted the Sustainable Venture Capital Investment Competition which drew teams from around the world. And the winner? This year it was Said Business School University of Oxford. FT MBA blogger Ramesh Chander was on the winning team. Read more >>

Marco Biava, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

If you do not think your future is worth being invested on rewarding assets, if you believe success can be reached by strokes of luck and if you rely on fortune-telling, then you might as well skip this article. Read more >>

Alexandra Fitzgerald, Rotman School of Management

Recruiting season – what does it mean and what secures an offer? Alexandra Fitzgerald has identified certain criteria which she believes can help students to get an interview and then subsequently an offer  Read more >>

Abhinav Charan, Cambridge Judge MBA

When Will.i.am retweeted Professor Allegre Hadida’s FT interview link to his 11 million followers, it reminded me of Malcolm Gladwell’s theories on ‘social epidemics’. It takes the gumption of very special individuals to make the ‘law of few’ come out alive. Read more >>

Ramesh Chander, Sai¨d Business School, Oxford

Hilary term at Said Business School, Oxford is now well underway. But many of the MBA students, including MBA blogger Ramesh Chander, dub the term “Hellary” because of the heavy workload they all have to face  Read more >>

Kshitij Gopal, National University of Singapore

What is networking? Kshitij Gopal thinks there is value to be found in networking and making contacts for the same reasons that we make friends Read more >>

John Hayden, HEC Paris

The end of term saw the first round of final examinations. Unlike my undergraduate degree when I had sleepless nights cramming, I was ready for these exams and strangely excited about the challenge. Read more >>

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

What is it like to have an all-day interview? Kyle Wu recently found out when he flew to California for a series of interviews with a software company Read more >>

Throughout the year MBA students from schools around the world have been blogging about their business school experiences. From travelling to far-flung places, to studying into the small hours, to preparing for nerve-racking job interviews, the students have described the ups and downs of their lives on an MBA programme. Read more >>

Johanna Singer

For some students the recruiting season is well underway and they turn up on campus each day suited and booted. But for others, like blogger Johanna, interviews will not take place until the spring Read more >>

James Doherty, Esade Business School

What’s it really like when recruiters come to campus? James Doherty dissects an interview Read more >>