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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Emotional skills are key to resilience in management

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By Hugues Poissonniner, Professor of Strategy, Management and Purchasing at Grenoble Ecole de Management Fostering resilience during a crisis can be a game changer for managers and their team members. And the key to achieving this? Emotional skills offer a fundamental building block for managers to promote collaboration, resilience and well-being. Our emotions are an…

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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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Internships & Employment during Covid-19: How have Grenoble Ecole de Management supported their students?

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By Mara Saviotti, International Communications Coordinator at Grenoble Ecole de Management Faced with a disrupted employment and internship market, Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) has deployed an array of services and initiatives for its students to support them in their job and internship searches. These include continuous surveys to monitor student employment, online recruitment events…

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The EFMD Virtual Career Fair Series by Highered

COVID-19 has dramatically impacted higher education, forcing schools to adapt to online teaching in a matter of days. We have all witnessed how this virus is influencing our communities, our families and our way of life. While what we are facing is daunting, EFMD and Highered have mobilised forces and launched the EFMD Virtual Career…

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Recruitment in the cloud: EFMD Highered China Virtual Career Fair connects global Chinese-speaking talent and 50+ leading companies

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The world is turning digital at an unprecedented pace in the current climate. Talent acquisition is no exception. Though campuses are quiet this Spring, talent find new venues to connect with recruiters – the EFMD Virtual Career Fair Series by Highered. The China Virtual Career Fair, which took place between March 24th and April 1st,…

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KTU ERA Chair project is looking for team members

Kaunas University of Technology School of Economics and Business (KTU SEB), Lithuania invites candidates to apply for Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow positions in the IN4ACT ERA Chair project “Industry 4.0 impact on management practices and economics”. For the full job description and application form, please visit the IN4ACT website. KTU has become the first university in Lithuania to…

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Approved Principal Investigator of ERA Chair (IN4ACT) project

In October, Panagiotis (Takis) Damaskopoulos the head of the first in Lithuania ERA Chair project Industry 4.0 impact on management practices and economics (IN4ACT) starts his work in Lithuania. The results of the selection were validated by the European Commission.  Takis Damaskopoulos is the Executive Director and Principal Investigator of the European Institute for Interdisciplinary Research (EIIR). Vice President of the ONCE-ONLY.ORG Association. Its research and…

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