Writing the Code: Second Chance Hiring

This event brought together professionals, students, academics, policymakers, and the greater business community to support the business case for Second Chance Hiring. Second Chance Hiring is the practice of hiring people with prior criminal convictions and arrest records. We discussed themes …

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Writing the Code: Cultivating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Industry: Insights from HarbourVest Partners – Panelists & Video

Thank you for joining us for Writing the Code: Cultivating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Industry: Insights from HarbourVest Partners! And thank you to our panelists, Kelley King, Jasmine Bland Hawthorne, and Kristian Alston for sharing their experiences.

If you …

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9 Keys to Successfully Break Into VC

By Lindsey Nicholson, MBA Career Advisor

Are you excited about VC and want to recruit, but not sure where to get started? VC is a small and competitive industry, and recruiting can be challenging, even for the most qualified candidates. …

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Career Strategies for MBA Graduates Amid Market Shifts

By Georgette Arato, MBA Career Advisor

You went to business school for a career in Consulting. Now, given the challenges consulting firms are facing, including slower promotions and layoffs, you may be pondering your career strategies. 

Adapting to the current …

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MBA Q&A Spotlight: I keep hearing that we are in a “just-in-time market.” What does this mean, and when should I start applying for jobs?

I keep hearing that we are in a “just-in-time market.” What does this mean, and when should I start applying for jobs?

A just-in-time market refers to a recruiting environment where employers focus on filling job vacancies as they arise, …

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Career Stories: Emily Yu, MBA ’24 – Breaking Into Venture Capital: An Engineer’s Pathway

By Emily Yu, MBA ’24

Embarking on a venture capital (VC) career, particularly from a non-traditional background, can often feel like deciphering a black box. However, with introspection, strategy, and leveraging your unique strengths, transitioning into this dynamic field is …

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What’s the fastest way to find a job? New data provides the answer!

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So you’re about to launch a job search – but you’re not sure where to begin?

Should you blast out dozens of applications online? Or network your way to career glory?

Should you enlist the help of a headhunter? Or …

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The Truth about Career Change

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Let’s be honest: Career change is hard.

While you may desperately want to become a web developer, data scientist, or digital marketer, the recruiters for those roles want you to stay put.

Why?

Because sad to say, your attempt …

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MBA Q&A Spotlight: I am pursuing a Dirt Road/Jungle search, but I feel stuck. What advice do you have?

I am pursuing a Dirt Road/Jungle search, but I feel stuck. What advice do you have?

Looking for a job via the Dirt Road or Jungle pathways can be a challenging process and it’s easy to feel like you are …

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Career Peers Application OPEN + Info Session (March 13)

Calling All Rising 2Y MBA Students: Interested in developing your career mentorship skills while giving back to the Sloan community? Apply to be a Career Peer! Working in collaboration with the Career Development Office (CDO), Career Peers are highly committed students …

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