Job search

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

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

Looking for a job? Then take the advice of one MBA blogger and network, network, network. Read more

Lee Mrnjavac, Iese Business School

The job search has been described as a blow to one’s self confidence, but one MBA blogger urges his fello MBAs to persevere and to be prepared to compromise  Read more

Kelvin Chiu

An exchange visit for a term gives an MBA student an insight into different cultures and also provides the opportunity to learn a different language Read more

Lee Mrnjavac, Iese Business School

With the end of the MBA programme in sight many students have embarked on interviews for consulting positions.  Read more

Benjamin Bechtolsheim

As a new MBA blogger begins his programme he is eager to ensure that his education will make a much greater impact than just an expanded post-graduation pay cheque  Read more

Kelvin Chiu

With students leaving Hong Kong for exchange terms overseas one MBA blogger realises that the time to resume his job hunt is almost upon him. Read more

Katie Cannon, London Business School

At the end of her MBA at London Business School one blogger looks back on her time at the school and realses that she has achieved everything she set out to  Read more

Mehul Ruparelia, Indian School of Business

As the end of the programme approaches, students are throwing themselves into the recruitment season and focusing on job interviews Read more

Andrew DeLuca, WHU

Mastering time management is one of the most important skills that an MBA student can learn Read more

Mehul Ruparelia, Indian School of Business

So it has been over six months since I packed up my life and came to India and the ISB. The point in time also marks halfway of my MBA which is a scary thought as it seems like only yesterday I arrived!

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Federico Zaldua, Columbia Business School

The MBA programme has finished and Federico has made a difficult decision about where to work next Read more

Barbara O'Beirne, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business

Hard work has paid off and Barbara has been offered a job with McKinsey Read more

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

Selecting what is important in one’s life inevitably means having to make sacrifices in other areas Read more

Federico Zaldua, Columbia Business School

After a few days in Buenos Aires and in Chascomus (my birthplace in Argentina) I went to Punta for a week but, 24/7 I am thinking about what will happen after January 16th. Read more

Alex Ferrari, University of Miami

The last blog I submitted was MBAs and relocation and today’s topic revisits it a bit: MBAs and the infamous job search. Read more

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

Since the first day of orientation classes in September, all the men in my class have been buzzing about the upcoming month of Movember. Read more

Maxime Droubi, IMD

The last two weeks have been a real job-search marathon. A marathon that took place at IMD with the annual career fair and on-campus interviews. Companies set up stands to meet students and discuss potential opportunities. If there is fit, then they interview in the afternoon. Other companies had already been on-campus for presentations and only scheduled their first or second round interviews during the fair.

Needless to say that it was quite stressful for everyone, depending on the news received after the interviews, good or bad. Like training for a marathon, the job search requires mental strength, determination, dedication and focus. Read more

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

Since I arrived in Oxford on Monday, I can’t stop smiling. My heart is feeling all a-flutter. Frank Sinatra’s version of the song It’s Almost Like Being In Love keeps playing over and over in my head. Read more

Gleana Albritton, Vlerick Leuven Gent

There’s a subject that I haven’t talked about in quite a while. Grades! Read more

Gleana Albritton, Vlerick Leuven Gent

As things continue to progress with my in-company project, I’m finalising the plans for my Giving Back Project (GBP) from mid-July to mid-August working for SOL (School of Life) Foundation in Roatan, Honduras. Read more

Cezanne Maherali, Insead

I am taking a course called Realsing Entrepreneurial Potential, which is about buying a company.

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