Be Interview Ready

The five P's of interviewing are essential! Do you know that Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Presentation?

What’s your brand?

Getting ready for a transition? Looking to explore new paths? How do you get your best out there? Make a lasting impression that differentiates you from others and helps elevate your resume or LinkedIn profile to the top of a recruiter or admission officer’s list.

MBA Success

Are you thinking about an MBA?
The decision to apply to business school is both exhilarating and challenging! Explore ways to maximize your chances of success in the application process.

Manage Your Career Trajectory

Are you evaluating your next career steps?
Should you be looking for a significant career transformation or just looking for avenues to continue to grow and accelerate your path? We’re here to help!

Nine keys to a solid handshake

March 01, 2015

I still remember the best handshake of my life. A warm smile, hand confidently outstretched, exactly the right amount of pressure. It kicked off a great conversation.

Introductions are most often about how you present yourself

February 01, 2015

We found ourselves intrigued by several articles outlining the length of time that it takes for someone to form a first impression and what leads them to make that impression.  We wanted to share these articles with you… consider what you can do to give yourself the best chance of making a first impression during your career search

Introductions can be about what you say

January 06, 2015

Imagine you’re at a networking event and you meet a new acquaintance:

“Hi, I’m John. I grew up in Vancouver, but went to Boston for college. I ended up in public accounting, specializing in insurance auditing, where I got promoted early. However, now I’m in business school studying marketing. Hopefully I’ll get a job that I like when I graduate!”

Did he hold your interest? Or did he lose you?

Thoughts on Kellogg's 2014-15 questions

July 23, 2014

Kellogg just announced their essay questions. A brief analysis follows, with more depth available here.

Thoughts on Booth's 2014-15 prompt

July 21, 2014

While HBS has a similar open-ended question that causes many applicants sleepless nights, Booth's question is even harder due to the added dimension of media type. It is even more of a “meta question” since the answer doesn’t need to be in written form.