2021 Best & Brightest EMBAs: Kevin D. Johnson, EMBA ’21

By Jeff Schmitt | Poets & Quants | September 4, 2021

Kevin D. Johnson
MIT, Sloan School of Management

Age: 41

I’m a Christian, husband, father, business owner, entrepreneur, computer scientist, author, teacher, student, and musician.”

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

Family Members: Wife …

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Don’t Let These Negotiation Myths Hold You Back—Here’s How to Shake Them

By Brian Liou | The Muse

When I was just starting my company Rora—a career and negotiation agency for high performers—a friend received a job offer she was excited about. When I asked her if she planned to negotiate, she …

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How to Respond to “Walk Me Through Your Resume”—and Get Your Interview Started on the Right Note

By Regina Borsellino | The Muse

When you begin any job interview, your interviewer is likely to start the conversation with some sort of introductory question. Because of this, “Tell me about yourself” is one of the most common interview questions …

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Employers Are Expanding Benefits and Perks in Response to COVID and the “Great Resignation”—Here’s What to Look For

By Allison Torres Burtka | The Muse

COVID-19 has shifted many people’s perspectives of what they want out of work and life. Maybe working remotely for the first time during COVID made your former commute seem intolerable. Or maybe you’ve decided …

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How to Improve Your Management Skills (and Show Them Off in a Job Search)

By Puneet Sandhu | The Muse

No matter your industry, role, or seniority level, management skills are critical for day-to-day excellence at your job. All professions require us to communicate and collaborate with people, be they clients, prospects, teammates, direct reports, …

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How to Ensure Your Boss Knows How Hard You Work

By Lea McLeod, M.A. | The Muse

Signed a huge client? Check. Trained six new employees? Check. Hit your monthly sales quota in a week? Done and done.

You might have a list of career accomplishments a mile long. But if …

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6 Tips to Stand Out and Land a New Job During the “Great Resignation” (Because You’re Not the Only One Looking!)

By Erica Sweeney | The Muse

The pandemic changed so much about how we work that it probably inspired you to rethink your work-life priorities. Maybe you realized that you’re burnt out, that working from home is your ideal setup, or …

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8 Interview Questions About Diversity and Inclusion Every Job Seeker Should Be Able to Answer

By Kelli Newman Mason | The Muse

For both employers and job seekers, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are more important than ever. As the former head of people at two quickly growing startups and the cofounder of a nationally recognized …

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How to Create a Consistent Story That Stands Out to Hiring Managers

By Lily Zhang | The Muse

You’ve probably noticed that the whole job application process only lets you have a few short interactions with a company before the people there make a decision that affects your life. Needless to say, it’s …

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These 7 Interview Skills Will Help You Stand Out From the Pack

By Lily Zhang | The Muse

Having conducted hundreds of interviews—both mock interviews with career coaching clients and real interviews as part of search committees—and seen what the outcomes are, I can say with confidence that getting through the hiring process …

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