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Should You Be a Career Lifer?

September 2019 The stories of four executive ‘lifers’ who found stretching and flourishing while working in just one company.
INSEAD Blog

From Corporate High-Flier to Artisan

August 2019 Tips and stories from three executives who left a lucrative career to join a skilled trade.
Books

What Are You Taking to the Beach this Summer?

July 2019 We are both preparing our book bags for our summer breaks (Costa Brava, Basque Coast). We strongly recommend you do the same! Here is what we are reading – at least some of it. Let us know your favorites.
INSEAD Blog

So You Want to Learn How to Code?

June 2019 The stories and tips from these three executives who went to coding boot camps might help you answer this question.
Podcast

How to Build Sustainable Careers and Change Employer-Employee Relationships

April 2019 A conversation with Jos Akkermans, Associate Professor of Sustainable Careers and Organizational Behavior at the department of Management and Organization at VU Amsterdam.
HBR Article

Facing Your Mid-Career Crisis

March-April 2019 Why does job satisfaction suffer during midlife? There are multiple factors: the narrowing of options, the inevitability of regret, and the tyranny of projects successively completed and replaced.
Korn Ferry Insights

Women, Returning in Force

March 2019 Female workers who took hiatuses are returning to work in record numbers. Will companies place them in the strong roles?
INSEAD Blog

Pivoting Into Business After an Artistic Career

March 2019 The stories of three performing artists who successfully joined the corporate world.
Article

Finding Your True Calling In or Out of Medicine

February 2019 Meet four versatile professionals who have been both medical practitioners and business executives.
INSEAD Blog

Getting Your Foot in the Door When Switching Industries

February 2019 Here’s how you can prevail against unimaginative recruiters and employers.
INSEAD Blog

Making the Leap to Entrepreneurship

January 2019 Three former corporate executives who migrated to the start-up world share their stories and tips.
Video Interview

Disrupt Your Career

December 2018 A framework to help you embrace career change and find fulfilment in today’s fast changing environment.
Ideas and Insights

Four Secrets to Career Agility

December 2018 In a world where disruption is the norm, how can you ensure your professional life continues to soar?
Article

From the Boardroom to the Classroom

December 2018 How business executives bring their wisdom and passion from the “real world” to enrich education.
INSEAD Blog

Lessons for Boardroom Debutantes

July 2018 Three women non-executive directors share their tips for anyone aspiring to join the boardroom.
INSEAD Case Study

Developing a (Second) Career in the Global Luxury Industry

June 2018 Follow the career path of Megha Malagatti, from her humble Indian origins to a senior management position in a French luxury goods company.
INSEAD Blog

Am I Too Old to Switch Careers?

June 2018 Eight reasons why career transitions later in life are possible despite lingering age discrimination.
INSEAD Blog

The 4 Es of Successful Career Transitions

May 2018 Proper career management requires a constant dedication to the four steps of successful professional transitions: explore, experiment, engage and expand.
Interview [French]

Disruptez votre carrière

April 2018 Comment peut-on aider les talents à mener avec succès leurs changements de carrières?
ESSEC Alumni Interview

Disrupt Your Career!

April 2018 Claire Harbour-Lyell shares some insight into how to manage a disruptive career, at a time when we all tend to go through many different jobs in our lives. 
Book Review & Interview

Disrupt Your Career!

March 2018 As executive coaches and consultants, we want to know what are the benefit of disruptive careers for the global leaders we support across industries and geographies.
Podcast Interview

Disrupt Your Career To Reach Even Greater Heights

March 2018 To thrive in your career transitions, you need to follow a four-stage process of Exploring, Experimenting, Engaging and Expanding.
Ideas and Insights

Don’t Fall Into the Careers Gap Trap

March 2018 Career gaps happen for many reasons. From unexpected redundancy, to parenthood, time out, health issues or a change in career direction…
INSEAD Blog

The Mindset That Fosters Career Agility

August 2017 Six personal factors can smooth the process of career change. The good news is that one doesn’t need to have all six to be a career transition ninja. What are yours?
INSEAD Blog

Talent Management for the Age of Career Disruption

June 2017 Companies are still working from a 20th century career playbook. It’s time for a new edition.
INSEAD Blog

Finding a Meaningful Second Act Career

October 2016 After spending years advancing in their careers, many seasoned professionals debut in second acts that combine purpose with a pay cheque.
INSEAD Blog

What Diaspora Executives Learned When They Returned Home

August 2016 Adjusting to a new culture isn’t easy, but for many, coming home is even harder.
INSEAD Blog

Starting Your Career Far from Home

July 2016 Young people seeking adventure, career enrichment and personal fulfilment should consider an overseas stint.
INSEAD Blog

Eight Tips for Career Re-Entry

April 2016 Resurrecting your career after a long break is not easy. But stories of those who went through the transition can teach us how to better navigate a way back to work.
INSEAD Blog

Six Reasons to Hire Military Veterans

December 2015 Military experience builds the elusive character traits that companies sorely need in their leaders.
INSEAD Blog

Why Your Next Hire Should Be an Athlete

October 2015 Athletes who became business successes have passion, resilience and leadership skills. Lessons learned from sport can help in business.
INSEAD Blog

How to Transition From Consulting to C-Suite

July 2015 Former management consultants can make great CEOs. But the transition isn’t an easy one.
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