MBA Journal: Busy Season

As I began my third term at INSEAD in January, I started getting serious about the job search. My already crammed calendar had to accommodate more entries: CV workshops, interview training, company presentations, networking events, organized industry treks, and schmoozing with alumni, all with the hope of landing job interviews. For some students, this was a luxury they could afford to miss out on, as they were sponsored by their firms and were not actively looking for new jobs. There were others who were going to be their own bosses, pursuing entrepreneurial dreams. But most of us had to knock on other people’s doors and persuade them to hire us.

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