Cracking the employability code with applied learning

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Every business school wants to produce highly employable graduates, could applied learning be the key? Professor Conor Moss is Dean of the College of Business, Technology and Engineering at Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). He was appointed Professor of Work-Based Learning at SHU in August 2021 in recognition of his contribution to employability and…

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Reflections on the state of the career services industry in a post-COVID marketplace

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The Career Professionals Development Institute (CPDI) was inaugurated in November 2019, following years of feedback from Career Services professionals from the EFMD Global network, as to the need to go deeper into the challenges of the industry. Since then, this program, which is jointly organised by Highered and EFMD, has endeavoured to equip talent professionals…

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EFMD Global Virtual Career Fairs by Highered

As we embark upon a new year, at Highered, we have been overwhelmed with feedback from our EFMD school members as to the challenging year that we have left behind. While the obvious situation and circumstances have been trying to say the least, we are motivated to continue implementing initiatives to support Career Services, employers…

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Connecting with careers at the 2022 CPDI

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By Maria Moragianis, Head of Career Development & Community Engagement, Highered. This year’s CPDI (Career Professionals Development Institute), graciously hosted by EADA Business School in Barcelona was the first in-person EFMD careers event since the Covid-19 outbreak and the energy was high among the 20 careers professionals participating. After two years of online connecting, it…

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Challenges of student recruitment in Europe – what does it mean for business schools?

The old continent is famed for the quality and accessibility of its higher education sector. Yet, it is not immune to political and financial influences, and the past years have seen their share of such turmoil. According to a report by Studyportals, the number of globally mobile international students has been on the rise and is projected to reach 6.9 million students by 2030—an increase of 51%, or 2.3…

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Employers split on the value of online versus in-person degrees

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Many business schools offer both virtual and in-person education – but what how do employers view the graduates of each option? A new survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) reveals that 54% of employers consider graduates of online and in-person programmes to be equally valuable. However, the survey also finds that those who…

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The crucial role of coaching within business school programs

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Business schools are committed to shaping the next generation of leaders – people who can maximise a company’s performance and manage organisation-wide transitions that will lead to more sustainable ways of doing business.  Business school PR experts Stephanie Mullins and Jamie Hose from BlueSky Education explore how a more holistic view of personal and professional development…

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Latest corporate recruiters trends. Join GMAC webinar on 1 October 2020

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is a global, mission-driven association of leading graduate business schools. Founded in 1953, GMAC is actively committed to advancing the art and science of admissions by convening and representing the industry and offering best-in-class products and services for schools and students. See the original post here.  GMAC conducts the…

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