Technology vs. talent: the rebirth of human skills

AI

The influence that Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been having on education is undeniable and its impact will surely continue to grow in the coming years. There are many areas and ways in which AI can evolve learning processes, facilitate the work of teachers and optimise the experience of students. With the incorporation of this technology,…

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Employers & Business Schools: Take part in the 2024 GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey

GMAC Corporate Recruiter's Survey

Registration is now open for the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) 23rd Corporate Recruiters Survey. EFMD Global has partnered with GMAC, MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (MBA CSEA) and business schools around the world to bring you the 23rd Corporate Recruiters Survey. This annual survey of business schools and corporate recruiters examines talent acquisition strategies,…

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3 essential factors employers say make business school graduates highly competitive

recruiters

According to more than 1,000 corporate recruiters and staffing firms worldwide, business schools are on the right track with the skills they are developing among their students—with some exceptions. For more than two decades, the Corporate Recruiters Survey from the Graduate Management Admission Council™(GMAC™) has provided the world’s graduate business schools and employers with data…

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Types of cover letters every student needs to know about

Cover Letters Every Student Needs to Know About

For every student, there will come a time when you will need to prepare a cover letter. Whether that be to launch a career in your chosen field, build your resume with experience through internships or volunteering, or simply apply for a temporary position while you work your way through school. A cover letter is…

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Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) scheme: Challenges, opportunities and recruitment process

GTA

The GTA scheme provides PhD scholarships where postgraduate research students undertake PhD research while also engaging in structured opportunities for development and experience in learning, teaching and assessment. Their Core responsibilities include teaching-related activities, such as leading lecturing and/or tutorials, supervising Undergraduate and Postgraduate projects, assisting students in understanding technical materials, marking, and providing feedback…

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Aalto – a rock in the COVID-19 storm

Aalto School of Business EFMD member tackles Covid-19

Is Aalto University School of Business one of the world’s most stable business schools amid crisis? Its Dean, Professor Timo Korkeamäki, discusses the school and its future with Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education.  “When the pandemic hit in Finland, we pretty much closed our premises in mid-March and stayed closed…

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Future-Proofing Your Business School Admissions Strategy

business school admissions

How can business school admissions professionals prepare for an uncertain future? Philippe Taza, CEO of Higher Education Marketing, a digital marketing and technology agency dedicated exclusively to the education sector, looks at how to create a strategy that will weather any storm.  Future-proofing: the process of anticipating the future and developing methods of minimising the…

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How business schools are targeting new markets in search of applicants

Is quantity better than quality? Not always when it comes to student applications says Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education. She explores how business schools are reaching new applicants. As many business schools examine their application numbers, it’s easy to see why more and more are considering including new…

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