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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The future of business education? Investing in digital and a new breed of academic, says Lancaster University Management School Dean Angus Laing

Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education, spoke with Angus Laing, Dean of Lancaster University Management School, about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the institution and the wider industry for an upcoming podcast. “We know how conservative academic colleagues can be,” says Laing – who has led the school since…

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Time for change says Dana Brown, Dean of Sprott School of Business, Carleton University

Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education, spoke with Dana Brown, Dean of the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University in Canada, about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the institution and the wider industry for an upcoming podcast. “We don’t want to go back to the way things were, we want…

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Career Professionals Development Institute: Lessons learned and implemented

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By Rachel Tonner, Head of MBA Careers Provision at Imperial College Business School and a graduate of Career Professionals Development Institute 2019 My colleague and I attended the EFMD Careers Professional Development Institute in November 2019 where we experienced an extremely enjoyable, informative and motivating two days. The environment was informal, welcoming and there was…

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Raising business school brand awareness during the COVID-19 pandemic

What does the media want now and how can business schools provide this whilst raising their brand awareness? Account Director Stephanie Mullins, from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education, shares her thoughts.  I recently co-hosted a live podcast that invited business school professionals to speak about communications and the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic was having.…

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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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Registrations now open: Global Chinese Talent Virtual Career Fair

The Highered Global Chinese Talent Virtual Career Fair will take place on March 24th. In co-organisation with the top 10 universities in China and supported by 600+ EFMD business schools globally, the Virtual Career Fair will bring an unprecedented opportunity for Chinese-speaking talent to connect with recruiters from 50+ leading global companies and organisations. Why…

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Post a Job Ad – Reach more than 600 schools in one click

The Highered self-posting service provides access to the official Global Career Services platform used by more than 600+ top schools worldwide. Free trial for EFMD companies member until March 15, 2020. For a limited time, EFMD invites your organization to post opportunities on a complimentary basis to Highered, the official EFMD Shared Career Services platform.…

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Edtech in business schools and how to promote it

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The business education sector is a hub for innovation, but how can schools best share their progress? Account Director Stephanie Mullins, from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education, shares her thoughts.  Across the globe, business schools have been introducing technology into their programmes in order to meet the educational needs of students, destined for an…

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