How to Make a Great First Impression on Americans
Sep16

How to Make a Great First Impression on Americans

In today’s question of the week, Grayson answers, “How do I make a great first impression on Americans in networking and recruiting events?” She explains that making a great first impression on Americans is a balance between being confident and being casual, and gives you some ideas for achieving...

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How to Get a Job at MBA Career Conferences
Sep10

How to Get a Job at MBA Career Conferences

Conference season is upon us. Are you ready? Beyond campus visits, career conferences can be one of the best ways to meet recruiters and begin interviewing. Conferences can be overwhelming, but with the right strategy they can yield excellent results. Here are my 4 Steps to Find a Job at a...

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9 Business Acronyms You Need To Know
Apr18

9 Business Acronyms You Need To Know

We have all pretended to know what an acronym meant in a meeting or interview only to rush out and look it up later. Hopefully, this list from ResumeBear.com will prepare us better for the next time. Read the full list...

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Why am I not having any luck networking?
Mar07

Why am I not having any luck networking?

Anne Fisher from CNNMoney outlines 5 networking mistakes and how to avoid them: 1. Leading with your need. 2. Relying exclusively on online social networks. 3. Overlooking the people you come across every day. 4. Defining your talents and interests too narrowly. 5. Hesitating to get in touch with people you haven’t seen or spoken with in a while. You can read the full CNN Money article by Anne Fisher...

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Everyone is telling you to network. Here’s how to start.
Jun27

Everyone is telling you to network. Here’s how to start.

As you’re reading and getting advice on turning your MBA internship into an offer, I’m sure everyone always tells you to network. OK, understood, but how do you even begin?  Small talk is a great way to start building relationships, and is something relatively unique to US culture. One of my friends from Ghana told me making small talk was one of the most difficult parts of her job search, and she is one of the most...

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How to Craft Your Own MBA Internship | MBA Careers
May07

How to Craft Your Own MBA Internship | MBA Careers

CatComm meeting with Brazilian community leaders – an amazing day! by: Grayson Leverenz I met with students in North Carolina recently, and heard first hand the dire reality of the current job market. Then I read a BusinessWeek article reporting up to 50% of 1st years at many top MBA programs are still looking for internships. The story highlighted innovative solutions from program administrators including: jobs at the school and paid...

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