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80: Stand out as a candidate applying to Financial Services companies and Business Schools – with Pascal Michels


In this episode I’m joined by Pascal Michels, Head of IESE MBA Admissions, who talks about his varied career.  He shares his experience of moving into finance after an MBA and offers advice about how candidates can make the best impression when applying to top business schools like IESE. Pascal’s career can be divided into […]

79: What I looked for when I recruited for Uber and Booking.com – with Nicolas Buteau


From Uber to Booking.com, Nicolas Buteau is a recruiter and entrepreneur who thrives in dynamic environments as well as in more established business operations. Recruiting for startups and unicorns In this episode he shares his experiences recruiting for Uber during its transition from fast-growing start up to unicorn, and how he adapted his practices to […]

78: How my MBA prepared me for a successful career in Consulting – with Surbhi Dhir


How an MBA transformed Surbhi’s consulting career Surbhi completed an MBA 9 years ago and went into consulting, moving from Accenture to Ernst & Young in 2013. She thought the MBA was an opportunity to open doors and found it to be life-changing. In fact, in her words, an MBA is not a degree, it’s […]

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77: Using an MBA to raise millions in funding and start two extraordinary social enterprises – with Todd Hannula, founder of Shine and daCunha


After getting his Executive MBA at Georgia State University, Todd Hannula found himself in the usual post-MBA corporate gig. Living in a small New Hampshire village he found that on top of his work he was spending up to 30 hours a week volunteering across a whole range of areas — everything from the local […]


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