19 January 2021
Choosing to study an MBA programme is a significant decision, so it's important that you have all the information you need before applying. Here is a list of answers to the most common questions we get asked by our prospective students.
18 December 2020
With virtual interviews being a necessity at the moment, discover how you can deliver an impactful interview online.
26 November 2020
You’re bright. You have good ideas, insights, and the ambition to take on more but you aren’t getting the opportunities you want, and you’re struggling to get noticed by senior leadership, especially when working from home. How can you change this?
26 October 2020
Headhunters and recruitment agencies are now an established and integral part of the job market in most sectors and countries. Given the current uncertainties in the employment market, it may be a good time to begin to build your connections or refresh those that you have.
25 September 2020
Global Alumni Careers Manager Caroline Egan looks at how you can get in the right mindset to optimise your chances when looking for a new job.
24 August 2020
We all know about the value of high IQ and EQ in today’s competitive business world but what about your curiosity quotient (CQ)? Alumni Careers Manager Caroline Egan looks at why CQ is important and is likely to increase your value to your business now, as well as your personal value in the job market of the future.
24 July 2020
Alumni Careers Manager Sonja Stockton shares her tips and advice on how you can find a new career or job during times of change.
23 June 2020
Alumni Careers Manager Sonja Stockton identifies five key principles of stakeholder management that could be the important ingredients for successfully delivering your next project
27 May 2020
Alumni Careers Manager Caroline Egan has outlined some positive steps that we can take to feel more in control of our careers and become more resilient to potential changes ahead.
24 April 2020
Sonja Stockton, Alumni Careers Manager at WBS, looks at how the future of work may change with the global health crisis, and how rapidly advancing technologies, such as artificial intelligence, robotics and automation are beginning to make disruptive changes to the way we work in the 21st century.
26 March 2020
Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, most of us now find ourselves working at home, as part of a virtual team. Caroline Egan introduces the WBS Career Management Course which looks at how managers can adapt, bridge the distance between a dispersed team, and demonstrate resilience during a time of crisis.
24 February 2020
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie was published in 1936, but it’s sold millions of copies and is still a bestselling text in the genre of personal and business development. Alumni Careers Manager Caroline Egan examines the six key principles and how you can apply them to your life.
24 January 2020
What better time than the start of a new year to look at ways to reinvigorate your career? In our latest careers blog, WBS Alumni Careers Manager, Caroline Egan offers six strategies to do just that.
24 January 2020
If you’ve been part of the Mentoring Programme, either as mentee or mentor, we would love to celebrate our 10th year with you. A number of events are planned for 2020 and we are also looking for your mentoring success stories.
24 January 2020
It’s that time of year where many are thinking about their future career, asking themselves what shall I do, where shall I go, what is achievable or realistic, and how do I make that a reality? Donna Curtis, Global Mentoring Manager at WBS, looks at the different mentoring options and how they could be beneficial to you.
20 November 2019
Sonja Stockton, Alumni Careers Manager at WBS, looks at the different ways you can approach meetings at work.
25 October 2019
Energised, keen to connect and engage is how Donna Curtis, Global Mentoring and Engagement Manager at WBS, describes alumni and students on her recent trip to Singapore
25 October 2019
Sonja Stockton, Alumni Careers Manager at WBS, shares her advice on how to effectively manage your time and prioritise your key tasks.
25 October 2019
Alumni from all four corners of the world descended on Warwick Business School’s London campus at The Shard in September to celebrate 20 years of change making
24 September 2019
Alumni Relationship Manager, Pam Pinski looks back on a fantastic reunion event for our 2008/09 Full-time MBA class.
24 September 2019
Caroline Egan, Global Alumni Careers Manager at WBS, looks at how you can set goals to give you long-term perspective, motivation, and a sense of achievement in the workplace.
23 August 2019
Not found a graduate job yet? Feeling like the odd-one out? Caroline Egan, Global Alumni Careers Manager, offers her tips.
15 August 2019
Alumni Careers Manager Sonja Stockton gives her top tips for making your CV stand out, including what you should and shouldn't include.
17 July 2019
Alumni Careers Manager Caroline Egan discusses how taking time off can benefit your career and wellbeing, and how you can achieve a work-free holiday this summer.
21 June 2019
Sonja Stockton, Alumni Careers Manager at WBS, explores how you can develop your 21st century career and how the job market has evolved in the 21st century, from the emergence of AI, to flatter organisations and the aging workforce.
22 May 2019
When we feel undervalued and underpaid at work our natural reaction is to look for a promotion or move to a rival firm. By the time our employer notices our real value and offers a pay rise, it may be too late. Alumni Careers Manager, Caroline Egan offers her tips on how to boost your salary before you reach the resignation stage.
15 May 2019
Joanna Murphy, Mental Health Co-ordinator at WBS, discusses how to invest in your mental health and wellbeing during your studies and where to go if you feel you need support.
23 April 2019
Global working is now commonplace, and thanks to technology, people are working in increasingly connected, interdependent and integrated teams and work streams around the world, irrespective of their organisational structure. Alumni Careers Manager, Caroline Egan offers a strategy for securing a job overseas.
02 April 2019
Your assessment centre day will consist of a variety of exercises set to test your skills and suitability. Give yourself the best chance of success with Careers Manager Krish Ruparelia’s top 10 tips on how to ace your assessment on the day.
25 March 2019
Sometimes in your career you will find that the job flow doesn’t go to plan or you may decide to take a break from work. Regardless of the reason, knowing how to address these empty spaces on your CV can be a challenge – and failing to do so could even mean missing out on the perfect role for you. Sonja Stockton, Alumni Careers Manager at WBS, supplies her top tips on how to mind the gap.
12 March 2019
Been offered an interview via phone, video or Skype? Discover Careers Coach Donna Walker’s advice on how to secure your success.
18 February 2019
“So tell me about yourself.” Few interview questions sound so simple, yet this unremarkable icebreaker is one that recruiters say candidates most frequently get wrong. Alumni Careers Manager, Sonja Stockton shares her advice on how to master the million dollar question.
13 February 2019
Whilst the majority of interview questions are designed to test your motivation and suitability for the role, other questions test your ability to think on your feet and are more likely to throw you. Interviewers are interested in how you answer these questions as much as the answer itself; Careers Coach, Donna Walker shares her advice on how to combat these killer questions.
06 February 2019
Careers Coach, Stephanie Rix shares her top 5 tried and tested tips for writing your CV and cover letter.
28 January 2019
The New Year is traditionally the time of year when we look at ways to reinvent ourselves - especially our careers. In our latest careers blog, WBS Alumni Careers Manager, Caroline Egan offers six strategies to help you clarify your goals and increase your motivation to make the changes you need.
19 December 2018
The more you know about a company, the better you can position yourself for success. Careers Manager, Krish Ruparelia, reveals how to identify opportunities and approach employers with a speculative application.
22 November 2018
Alumni Careers Manager, Caroline Egan, discusses how to turn the often dreaded work festive party into a positive occasion and raise your professional profile.
22 October 2018
Managing key stakeholders is crucial to the success of your project. Alumni Careers Manager, Sonja Stockton, discusses the five steps you need to take to manage your stakeholders effectively.
26 September 2018
Annual performance reviews help you to reflect on your past and future career. Careers Manager, Sonja Stockton, shares some advice on how to make the performance review work best for you.
14 August 2018
What puts one good interviewee above another? Careers Coach, Donna Walker, shares her top ten tips to help you stand out in an interview and secure the job.
01 August 2018
Alumni Careers Manager Caroline Egan discusses the latest careers management module available to WBS alumni.
22 June 2018
Behavioural Design Lead Ed Gardiner writes on the convergance of behavioural science and design and how the two work together best.
30 May 2018
WBS Alumni Career Manager, Sonja Stockton, takes a look at how to effectively deal with head-hunters and recruitment agencies in order to reap the benefits when looking for new career opportunities.
24 May 2018
The first in a series of healthcare blogs by Bernard Crump, Professor of Practice at Warwick Business School, looking at contemporary challenges facing healthcare in different settings, and ideas as to how these challenges might be tackled.
22 May 2018
Sue Thorn, Director of WBS CareersPlus, offers guidance on how to polish your negotiation skills and get the salary you deserve.
29 March 2018
We are taught from an early age that successful careers are the result of planning, but is the plan-and-implement model still possible or even relevant in the context of today’s fast moving business world and job market?
13 March 2018
There was much coverage of Flutter at the Mobile World Congress but Juha Uotila argues it can tell us a lot about Google's long term strategy.
13 March 2018
Increasing automation is threatening millions of jobs across the world. Maja Korica argues the evidence points towards Universal Basic Income (UBI) as the only solution for society.
06 March 2018
Some industries were forced to turn down their use of gas as the UK suffered a shortage during a cold snap. Michael Bradshaw, warns the UK's aging infrasctructure needs improvements fast.
01 March 2018
Alumni Careers Manager Caroline Egan offers some guidance on the best ways to deal with career transitions.
13 February 2018
The first week of February saw $4 trillion wiped off the value of shares around the world with the Vix index reaching record levels. Philippe Mueller explains how the Vix is has become an asset class.
02 February 2018
In our latest careers blog, WBS Alumni Careers Manager Sonja Stockton examines how an effective LinkedIn profile can help attract the best opportunities for your next career move.
18 January 2018
John Colley looks over the carnage of Carillion's collapse to see what the Government should do next and the future of public-private partnerships.
16 January 2018
Empowering the most vulnerable and driving social change is something Governments, charities and organisations have been attempting to do for decades. Haley Beer is researching a charity in India to find out the secret to its success.
09 January 2018
BBC's Carrie Gracie has raised the issue of the gender pay gap after resigning from her post as China editor because of the disparity with her male counterparts. Marianna Fotaki, Professor of Business Ethics, writes that the issue is actually worsening.
14 December 2017
In an effort to increase the number of organs available for transplant the UK's Department of Health is proposing a move to 'presumed consent'. Ivo Vlaev weighs up the evidence.
11 December 2017
Cryptocurrency Bitcoin has risen steeply in value since its inception in 2009, with many calling it a bubble, but Daniele Bianchi, Assistant Professor of Finance, argues it is becoming a legitimate asset class.
24 November 2017
John Colley believes Chinese tech giant Tencent has offered beleagured CEO Evan Spiegel a way out of Snap Inc.
13 November 2017
Gerry McGivern reveals what makes a good leader and how you can start to acquire the skills to become one.
08 November 2017
Christian Stadler and colleagues reveal how the UK's top companies have a long history of prefering new markets outside of Europe compared to their EU conterparts.
03 November 2017
Qing Wang believes Apple's new £1,000 phone is its second attempt at moving into the 'new luxury' market and is likely to work this time
27 October 2017
Lisa Carr from the alumni careers team explores the reality of career change for experienced professionals and examines some common myths.
16 October 2017
Worker representation on company boards is well established in Germany but Hossam Zeitoun, warns the British economy is structurally unsuited to such a move by the UK Government.
29 September 2017
Lisa Carr from our alumni careers team examines how best to navigate the tricky subject of asking for a raise.
13 September 2017
Maja Korica argues a robot tax is the only reasonable option if Artificial Intelligence machines do, as predicted, make millions of workers unemployed.
11 September 2017
John Colley, a former MD of a FTSE 100 company, assesses the huge challenge ahead for new Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.
31 August 2017
Kevin Mole, Associate Professor of Enterprise, on the questions every business owner should ask themselves before taking the plunge.
25 August 2017
This month Lisa Carr from our alumni careers team shares her insider guide to the assessment centre process and her top tips for success
25 August 2017
Careers Manager, Sarah Jackson explains the range of support services on offer to WBS part-time MBA students
17 August 2017
Michael Bradshaw believes arguments over shale gas may become irrelevant as it will soon be cheaper to import gas and to meet carbon budgets it will be gone by the 2030s.
31 July 2017
In our latest careers blog Lisa Carr from our alumni careers team examines trends in the use of video interviewing and shares her tips for success.
30 July 2017
John Colley believes the spiralling valuations of Silicon Valley firms are unjustified and are heading for a sudden fall.
27 July 2017
Mark Skilton reveals why businesses should be moving their IT systems to the cloud.
26 July 2017
Bob Thomson, Professor of Practice in the Organisation & Human Resource Management group, reveals how to handle an employee whose negativity is upsetting the team.
23 July 2017
Frederik Dahlmann looks at why SMEs should take the time to investigate ways of reducing their carbon footprint.
06 July 2017
Chengwei Liu reveals the pitfalls of succession and three ways business leaders can make sure it goes smoothly.
30 June 2017
In this month’s careers blog Careers Manager Lisa Carr outlines how to write a cover letter with impact.
30 June 2017
With Travis Kalanick out of the way John Colley explores the strategic options for Uber with the ride-hailing app facing attacks from all angles.
13 June 2017
David Arnott reveals five strategies to stop yourself procastinating and to manage your time effectively
24 May 2017
In our latest careers blog WBS Careers Manager Lisa Carr offers advice on how to master the art of networking.
28 April 2017
Everyone has a personal brand. Do you know what yours is? In this careers advice article WBS Careers Manager, Lisa Carr, offers eight steps to do just that.
06 April 2017
WBS academic Piers Ibbotson discusses creativity and its role in business as well as how a misunderstanding of creativity often hinders many individuals.
30 March 2017
Shainaz Firfiray discusses how millennials have led to a shift in the hiring process as they bring different demands and skills to the table.
22 March 2017
Loizos Heracleous argues lax strategy is at the heart of the Japanese conglomerate's financial problems.
17 March 2017
John Colley believes the changing nature of investment is leading to an easyJet effect with many no longer happy to cough up for things they do not need - leaving fund managers in a bind.
13 March 2017
Warwick Business School Professor Kevin Morrell discusses how austerity has put far more pressure on the police.
13 March 2017
Pietro Micheli believes the threat of robots taking over millions of jobs can be mitigated if companies adopted human-centred design.
10 March 2017
Hari Tsoukas looks at the leadership of Uber co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick and how a frank admission can help.
09 March 2017
John Lyon offers some advice on how co-founders of new start-ups can build their relationship in order to help their business grow.
03 March 2017
Markos Zachariadis offers some insights into voice recognition technology as Santander rolls out the latest upgrades on its own version of the technology
02 March 2017
With the proposed €29 billion merger between the London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Börse in serious doubt John Colley details how Brexit has played a large part in its demise.
28 February 2017
In light of an independent report for the government proposing targets to ensure boardroom diversity WBS academics Dulini Fernando and Shainaz Firfiray argue companies need to look beyond simple quotas and box ticking.
23 February 2017
WBS academic Markos Zachariadis answers a Q&A on FInTech and how WBS students looking to get into the sector can go about it.
17 February 2017
Snapchat owner Snap Inc is the latest Californian tech company to propose an IPO, but John Colley, Professor of Practice in the Strategy & International Business Group, believes there are signs of a growing wariness among investors.
15 February 2017
WBS academic Loizos Heracleous believes Ineos' move into the automotive sector to fill the void left by Land Rover Defender is an unusual decision.