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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3 Steps to Using Small Talk for Networking
Aug28

3 Steps to Using Small Talk for Networking

As you’re starting your MBA internships and full time positions, you probably have a lot of people telling you to network.  One of the best ways to network is through causal conversation or small talk.  Here’s how: 1.  Ask an open ended question. 2.  Listen for a point that you find interesting. 3.  Ask a followup question on that topic. You can use these 3 steps to build your network and help you turn internships into...

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3 Tips for Successful 20% Time
Mar26

3 Tips for Successful 20% Time

3 Tips for Successful 20% Time 1. Set specific goals. 2. Change your physical space to shift your mental space. 3. Learn in the way that works best for you; then do. For more information, check out  Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel...

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Setting Goals & the 7 Areas of Happiness
Dec18

Setting Goals & the 7 Areas of Happiness

In this video I discuss setting goals using Dr. Gerald Bell’s 7 Areas of Happiness to be happier in 2010 and for the rest of your life! If you’re interested in helping me set my work goals for 2010, please email your MBA in the USA® content ideas to info@mbaintheusa.com. If your idea makes it into my 2010 plans, I’ll email you a free copy of my eBook “Launching Your US Job Search.” If you send me a video highlighting your...

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How to Craft an Effective and Memorable MBA Thank You Note

It’s that time of year again – interview time! In this video post, I give advice on crafting effective and memorable thank you notes after MBA interviews. For more details, click through to the MBA Interviews | Thank You Notes post. If you want to learn all about interviewing, you can download my eBook "How to Shine in Every MBA Interview"...

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Job Search Advice from Successful International MBAs

I always love closing my Job Search workshops with advice from International MBAs that successfully landed US jobs. Here I share advice from African, Asian and European...

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