Learn how to take control of your career and to respond to change with these five tips.
At INSEAD's Career Development Centre for Working Professionals, our team of career coaches partners with executive students along their individual career journey. Ultimately, our goal is to help you engineer not just greater success at work but also personal and professional fulfillment. Watch this video to find out more.
Over the next decade, technology will transform work as we know it. Tools like hyper-automation, faster digital transformations, and an increasing call for on-the-job learning will continue to shape career paths. These changes, in turn, also present opportunities for leaders with career agility. To thrive, you need to be open to exploration, unafraid of novelty, and willing to invent your own path. You need to have career agility in order to rise to ever-shifting challenges.
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MBA perfectly suits my wish to make a transition from a legal to a more commercial position.
Many senior executives embark on an Executive MBA (EMBA) programme to hone their leadership skills and explore new opportunities as they re-evaluate their career path. As an EMBA is a huge investment of time and money, one would ensure that it is well worth it and eventually lead to a fulfilling career moving forward.
It is incredible how much has happened this year. As a recent grad and someone who is joining the labour force again, I wanted to share some reflections while answering the most popular question: why did I decide to do an MBA? Let’s summarise it into three reasons:
After INSEAD, I am no longer afraid of stepping into a foreign country.
You may be part of an organisation where you are already on your way to building a successful career, or you may be looking to progress your career in a new organisation. In episode #5, we discuss career changes, and whether you are internal-career or external-career focused, we encourage you to take this opportunity to reflect on your career trajectory. Kai Sieng Fung
When a consultant from an Executive Search firm called to sound out my interest for a position they were working on, I didn't know it would turn out to be my next career move. I wasn't actively looking, as I was well protected by the company-sponsored INSEAD programme and generous employment terms. I did know that my learning curve was flattening out, which is not something I particularly enjoy.