1. Keep it short. Most people are busy. They would watch Netflix, rather than read emails. Brevity = Gold; use the subject line effectively. 2. KISS (Keep it simple, silly) People would read your email once (that's it). If they understand it, great, else they would move on. Don't become a living embodiment of the Oxford dictionary. 3. Structure
The financial services sector is one of the most important and influential industries in the world today. In this article, INSEAD's Career Services team provides important insights into this sector and how INSEAD helps to connect its students with potential employers.
“Don't wait for the future to tell you what to do. It is better to make mistakes in a strategy than having no strategy at all.” - José Luis Álvarez, INSEAD Senior Affiliate Professor of Organisational Behaviour In episode 19 we discuss the importance of having a strategy or at least an idea ready for implementation and what career strategies look like in 2021. Listen on your favourite platform
How can young professionals entering the workforce be prepared for a post-COVID world? COVID-19 has resulted in ongoing changes in global business, leading companies to reassess costs and strategies, including those around the future of work and the changing nature of jobs. Living through an economic downturn may not be easy for young professionals about to enter the workforce, but it presents them with opportunities to acquire and develop skills required for the ‘new normal’.
INSEAD's Master in Management (MIM) programme is designed to empower the next generation of well-rounded, agile-thinking and innovative individuals who are ready to make a positive impact in today's society. If you are a young professional with zero to two years of work experience looking to learn beyond theory, acquire practical skills and maximise your career potential, INSEAD's MIM is one to explore.
The INSEAD Master in Management is designed to give graduates a head start in today’s business world. The curriculum design involved faculty, the school board as well as recruiters, to gather feedback on what skills and knowledge today’s young professionals are typically lacking in the workplace. This process led us to create the MIM Practicals which are integrated into each of the five study periods.
With a total value of around $250 billion, the global consulting sector is one of the largest and most mature markets within the professional services industry. In this article, INSEAD’s Global Consulting Lead offers some perspectives on the industry and how the INSEAD Master in Management (MIM) can help to prepare you for a successful career in this sector.
One of the few certainties emerging from COVID-19 is that it will have a lasting impact on the way people work. Employees are adjusting to a new set of realities in the workplace, with research showing 48 per cent are likely to work remotely at least some of the time – compared to 30 per cent before the pandemic (Gartner, 2020). The pandemic has merely fast-tracked a longer-term trend that is radically transforming the way organisations conduct business.
The last 12 months have shown us that the unpredictable can happen and even our best-laid career plans don’t always work out the way we intend them to. To help us explain how we can understand and succeed in an ever-changing career landscape, we are joined by two individuals responsible for ensuring students INSEAD's pioneering INSEAD Master in Management class build solid foundations for their future career success. Our Guests
The programme provided me with not only the technical knowledge but also the networks with my batch mates and industry experts.