Ryan Dullea, MBA’05, Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble Ryan Dullea, MBA’05, has spent a decade managing brands at Procter & Gamble, including Cascade, Febreeze, Prilosec-OTC, and Pepto Bismol. He returned to campus last week to help a small group of Kelley undergraduates understand how to think strategically about advertising. His bottom line: A good… Read more »
Not in Your Dream Job? Write Your Own Unique Job Posting
By Nicolette Johnson Associate Director of Graduate Career Services I’m an “idea” person who frequently thinks about ideals – those perfect situations where optimism and imagination reign supreme. And for me, being idealistic provides the perfect landscape for dreaming big about my career. One of the best ways I envision the type of work that… Read more »
The Balancing Act: Three Steps to Find Balance with your Job Search
Christina Schmidt Associate Director, Graduate Career Services for the Business Marketing Academy Most every day is a balancing act for full-time MBA students, between going to classes and finding an internship (as a first-year) or a full-time job (as a second year). Each student has a list of things to do, places to be, and… Read more »
Show employers some love: Emphasize what you will give, not what you will get
By Suzanne Stuebe, Associate Director of Graduate Career Services Any employer will want to understand how you meet the company’s needs before taking you into consideration. To quote former President Kennedy: Ask not what an employer can do for you—ask what you can do for an employer. The things employers really want to know about… Read more »
How to help a classmate with their off-campus job search
Kendell Brown Associate Director of Professional Development in Graduate Career Services You are thrilled you got the offer you’d been gunning for, but you look around and see a friend frustrated because she missed out on not just her top choice, but also her B-tier and C-tier options. She has to start the dreaded off-campus search…. Read more »
Shaking it out: An interview with the freshmen who won the National Diversity Case Competition
Earlier this month, we welcomed 140 students from 35 schools to the Kelley campus to compete in the fourth annual National Diversity Case Competition. The energy in our building was hard to describe. As faculty liaison Mikel Tiller recently put it: “These bright, energetic young minds, bringing their own unique perspectives to bear, are a… Read more »
Why it’s important to stay in touch with the people you turned down (and how to do it effectively)
Mike Schmeckebier Associate Director, Graduate Career Services When a job search ends, I always love getting the phone call that the person has not only received a job offer but that they’ve received multiple job offers. I can only think of a few things that make you feel better than knowing more than one organization… Read more »
What do losing weight and finding a new job have in common?
Kendell BrownAssociate Director of Professional Development in Graduate Career Services Happy 2015! Since it’s the start of the new year, I’m relating this post to the tradition of making resolutions. My annual resolution is to lose weight—shocking, considering it is the #1 resolution made by American adults. Perhaps it’s yours, too. The #2 resolution for… Read more »
Happy holidays from the Kelley School of Business
From all of us at the Kelley School of Business in Bloomington and Indianapolis, we wish our Kelley family and friends a warm, safe, and peaceful holiday season. Spread the joy by sharing this video with anyone and everyone whose holidays can be made brighter by IU’s beautiful sights and sounds.
Q&A with CareBand and SwapBeat: What makes a winning idea?
Startup Weekend Bloomington gave teams 54 hours to launch a startup that would change the world. Two of the three winning ideas were led by IU and Kelley School of Business students. The 1st place winner, CareBand, is a wearable wandering management solution for people with dementia. The 3rd place winner, SwapBeat, is a social… Read more »