• How to Win at Salary Negotiations

    Negotiating a salary increase is one of the most nerve-wracking conversations imaginable. It can simply seem easier to accept a future employer’s initial offer, even with a strong CV. According to a recent study by Payscale, 63 percent of male MBA graduates requested raises before starting their first post-degree job, while only 48 percent of… Continue Reading

  • TEDxHECParis 2019 touches on our Everyday Lives

    On April 5, the red stage curtains of Blondeau Amphitheatre opened on TEDxHECParis2019, the third TEDx event organized at HEC Paris. With a passionate organizing team made up of 13 students, including several members of the HEC Paris MBA’s Public Speaking Club, the 2019 edition promised a spectacular line-up of inspiring speakers. This year’s theme,… Continue Reading

  • MBA Students Launch the HEC Consulting Practice

    Several MBA students recently came together to create and launch the HEC Paris Consulting Practice. This student-led, professional consulting organization addresses the strategic and tactical needs of companies by matching them with the capabilities of our global, diverse talent pool. For more information, visit the practice’s official website. About the HEC Consulting Practice: Our Clients… Continue Reading

  • HEC Paris MBA Forges Links in Latin America

    Rugby wasn’t always a popular sport in Santiago de Machaca. Just two years ago, none of the 1,000 inhabitants of this remote Bolivian village had ever watched a match, much less played in one. The town’s playing field sat empty, its synthetic grass dusty and unkempt. Children raced to school, but didn’t have much to… Continue Reading

  • The Ultimate Guide to Summer Reading

    The summer holidays are the perfect time to recharge your batteries, relax and refresh your mind by catching up on some great reading. For a few books to pack in your carry-on – look no further. HEC Paris MBA professors have some engaging recommendations for you, both in and out of the realm of business. The… Continue Reading

  • Learning to Pitch your Startup

    The MBA Entrepreneurship Club held a workshop on “How to Pitch Effectively,” on March 1. The workshop, facilitated by Michel Safars, HEC Paris Affiliate Professor and Academic Director of the MBA’s Entrepreneurship Specialization, started with the participants explaining their knowledge of pitching and sharing what we wanted to learn from the training. During his introduction, Professor… Continue Reading

  • Making the Most of Your MBA

    If you’re starting an MBA, get ready for an adventure. You’re launching into a dynamic, close-knit community of some of the most inspiring and energizing people you’ll ever meet. Your social calendar is about to become the envy of all your non-MBA friends, but you’ll have to balance it with mountainous loads of schoolwork. You’ll… Continue Reading

  • Time to Indulge in Rest, Relaxation and Reading

    It’s vacation, which means it’s the perfect time to indulge in the three “R”s: rest, relaxation and reading. Here is a collection of books, recommended by professors at the HEC Paris MBA, that are guaranteed to keep your interest piqued even after you’ve returned home from the holidays. Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of our New Renaissance, by Ian Goldin and‎… Continue Reading