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Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

Sep 22, 2023

Music is Arps by Chad Crouch with permission under Creative Commons License

Feb 22, 2023

Circular cropped photo of XJ Cai on a tan background with purple text above that reads "Conversations On Careers and Professional Life" and a purple gradient ribbon with white text below that reads "recruiting as an international students and case competitions with XJ Cai, Foster MBA '23"I speak with Class of 2022 Foster MBA grad, Xiajin "XJ" Cai. XJ is originally from China, and started her MBA at Foster in the Fall of 2020, while classes and most activities were being conducted remotely.  I was impressed with the way she engaged not only in the Foster community, through clubs, and recruiting...

Feb 2, 2023

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As a job candidate, it’s up to you to shine the spotlight on the skills and experiences you've had that are relevant to the job or company you are interviewing for. Too often, candidates prepare scripted answers and don't adapt them to the specific interview...

Dec 22, 2022

Photo of Melissa Schneider with purple text at top that reads "Conversations on Careers and Professional Life" and white text in a purple gradient overlay at bottom that reads, "Graduating into a recession with Executive Coach Melissa Schneider, MBA"Leadership Coach Melissa Schneider graduated from the Sloan School of Management at MIT with her MBA during the Global Financial Crisis. On this episode, she talks about the power of her network in charting her career path from Product Manager to Marketing Executive at Intuit, LinkedIn and GoDaddy before...

Oct 18, 2022

Podcast thumbnail image featuring circular photo of Nivedita Kumar. Purple title text reading "Conversations on Careers and Professional life". White text on a purple gradient that reads "The importance and power of networking for the career search. Nivedita Kumar, MBA '22"This episode features a conversation with Nivedita Kumar, Foster MBA '22. Prior to coming to Foster, Nivi worked at Philips as a technical sales manager and then in a variety of roles culminating in Program Manager at Swiggy, a local delivery startup in India.  Nivi interned in a Program Manager role at Amazon during...