Job search

Charlotte Clarke, Communities Editor

Planning to study for an MBA? Ask our panel of experts for advice on Wednesday, January 28 2015, from 2-3pm GMT. Register now to participate.

On the panel are:

  • Ilian Mihov, dean of Insead
  • Chioma Isiadinso, chief executive of Expartus
  • Keith Bevans, a partner at Bain & Company
  • Philippa Rock, an MBA student at Wharton
  • Della Bradshaw, FT Business Education Editor

Submit your questions on the right-hand side of this post.

For more information, take a look at the FT Global MBA 2015 ranking of the top 100 schools. 

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

Considering the career directions of her classmates, Marta Szczerba says Harvard MBA students can be broadly classified into three camps Read more

Gareth Rees, University of Bath EMBA

Halfway through his EMBA course, Gareth Rees has already decided his next career move and received a job offer  Read more

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

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