• Student Voice: Tonny Yuliantino, MBA ’20

    Securing a job at Boston Consulting Group requires standing head and shoulders above the competition. And to be headhunted by them, rather than having to apply in the first place, takes someone who really stands out. But that’s exactly what happened to Tonny Yuliantino. Shortly before finishing his undergraduate engineering degree in Indonesia, Tonny’s impressive… Continue Reading

  • 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

  • 11 MBAs took a personalized tour with Alstom's Digital Innovation Director, on a trip arranged by Dhruv Chhabra, VP of the HEC Paris MBA's Digital Transformation Club

    How to transform an industry, according to Alstom’s Digital Innovation Director

    When I was invited by HEC Paris’ Digital Transformation Club last November to join them for an exclusive visit to Alstom’s Headquarters, I wasn’t quite sure why a VR demo was on the itinerary. How could a global leader in the transportation sector possibly use virtual reality headsets? But even as we step inside Alstom’s… Continue Reading

  • Sunset over the HEC lake. Photo by Amanda Shih, MBA '21

    Spring’s Magnificent Beauty at HEC Paris

    One of the biggest draws for studying at HEC Paris is its vast and verdant campus. Although our classrooms are quiet at the moment, our green spaces are louder than ever, with bluebells and vibrant orange, yellow and red poppies “springing” up in abundance. As the season takes hold at HEC Paris, we wanted to… Continue Reading

  • Case Cracking: It’s not just for Consultants Anymore

    Aspiring consultants aren’t the only ones facing questions such as “How many iPhones were sold in France in 2019?” during their job interviews. Analytical or case-interview questions are muscling their way into the hiring process for everything from marketing to tech, and job seekers need to be ready. Thankfully, all it takes to showcase your… Continue Reading

  • United for Gender Parity

      With the simple act of waking up at 6 am to decorate classrooms with pink balloons and pins, the HEC Paris MBA’s Women in Leadership Club sent a powerful message about its vision for the future of work. The club’s #HECforParity initiative, launched in conjunction with International Women’s Day, was designed to start a… Continue Reading

  • Student Voice: Renato Castaneda, MBA ’20

    Renato Castaneda has always been highly motivated, frequently setting goals for himself in order to achieve. “When I was about 8 years old, I was the last in my class in swimming,” he says. “But I really wanted to become a good swimmer. Within a year I was winning competitions for the school.” This drive… Continue Reading