• How to Fine-Tune Your Pitch

    Staying one step ahead of the competition during a job interview is tough, and stressful. That’s why HEC Paris recently asked alumnus Jacques Birol (H ’74) to come to campus and share his top tips for selling yourself to potential employers. A “master pitcher” himself, Jacques was able to bounce back from a failed venture… Continue Reading

  • The Revamped Career Center at HEC Paris

    We are pleased to announce a redesign to The Career Center (formerly the MBA Career Management Center) at the HEC Paris MBA. The Career Center has been revamped to better position HEC Paris MBA students for the job market. With transversal staff to leverage the strong relationships and expertise across all HEC programs, the team will focus… Continue Reading

  • At Ease With That Awkward Question

    The room feels bigger than it actually is. You are seated in a typical conference room, a space occupied by 20 dark shaded chairs, a bare whiteboard and a teleconference unit perfectly positioned in the middle of a giant table. In this corporate environment, you are having an interesting conversation: a job interview. So far,… Continue Reading

  • Pascal Cagni, MBA '86

    Alumni in High Places

    We sheepishly admit it: It is satisfying to be the best. We are referring to the Times Higher Education Alma Mater Index, the prestigious annual ranking that reveals the academic backgrounds of the world’s top chief executives. The January 2017 edition names HEC Paris as the top business school in Europe for educating the CEOs… Continue Reading

  • Alexander Eldred, Class of 2016

    Alexander Eldred Uses his MBA to Make a Triple Jump

    Alexander Eldred (MBA ’16) is no stranger to creating new opportunities. Upon earning his undergraduate degree, the American moved to China pursue a career in global food exports with a startup, learning to speak Chinese on the job. After completing his MBA at HEC Paris, he underwent a complete career transformation, changing job sector, function… Continue Reading