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Katy Montgomery, Global Director, CDC

Push Through!

Have you seen this video?  It is part of the GapKids Back to School campaign.  The mantra you hear on the video is not just clever marketing; it is a mantra created by Jasymn Wright a third grade teacher at… Continue Reading →

Future of Work

  Back in September 2017 I attended the World of Work:  2030 Conference at Henley Business School, University of Reading (you can find lots of takeaways from the conference by searching for the hashtag #WOW2030 in Twitter). Technology is clearly… Continue Reading →

Want to Work for a Start-up?

  I am still fairly new to Singapore having just passed my eleven-month anniversary since arriving from Washington, DC.  I regularly advise students to build relationships in the industry where they want to work.  Relationship building can happen in many… Continue Reading →

2017 Employment Statistics (December 2016 and July 2017 graduates); A World of Talent

A few weeks into the new year, the Career Development Centre team is happy to share the 2017 Employment Statistics (December 2016 and July 2017 graduates); A World of Talent.  Thank you to everyone who helped make the past recruiting… Continue Reading →

Thoughtful Responses

I recently read a great article about Bob Dylan accepting the Nobel Prize in Literature.  The award was announced 13 November 2016.  Dylan did not publicly accept the award nor make a public comment about it for two weeks.  All… Continue Reading →

Never Stop Becoming

  One of my favorite TV series is Girls, a comedy-drama following the lives of four young women living in New York City. The series aired on HBO and the season finale aired on 16 April 2017.  Hannah, the lead… Continue Reading →

Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

  I’m a big fan of Steve Martin. I have fond childhood memories of my parents allowing me to stay up late on Saturdays to watch him on Saturday Night Live or sneaking out of the bedroom to see one… Continue Reading →

Don’t Let the Turkeys Get You Down!

When I was a little girl, I remember my father getting a birthday card from my grandmother, his mother. The card featured an exasperated elephant with turkeys along his back, on his trunk, and on his hump and was drawn… Continue Reading →

Gender Diversity

This academic year coincides with the 50th anniversary of the first two female graduates from INSEAD’s MBA Programme.  INSEAD is planning a yearlong series of events around IW50 (INSEAD Women 50) that will highlight women in business, INSEAD’s gender diversity,… Continue Reading →

Love What You Do/Do What You Love

  Let me tell you about George Eddy (summarized from a New York Times Article). Eddy was raised in Orlando, FL by a partly paralyzed American farther and a blind French mother. He was obsessed with all things basketball. That… Continue Reading →

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