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Disrupt Your Career!

In partnership with ESSEC Alumni’s Career Service, headhunters tell us more about current trends in the jobs market and the do’s and don’t of professional life. Today, Claire Harbour-Lyell, co-writer of Disrupt Your Career: How to Navigate Uncharted Career Transitions and Thrive (Lulu Publishing Services), shares some insight into how to manage a disruptive career, at a time when we all tend to...

Chinese Chronicles: Why 2017’s Chinese Millennial is Ready to Pay a Premium

Every month, Matthieu David-Experton (E10), founder of Daxue Consulting, gives us an update on the China market. Today, he explains why Chinese millennials pay for quality, not necessity, despite a slowing economy. Chinese millennials have emerged as a key consumer group in the world’s second-largest economy, albeit one newly encumbered by the woes of globalism. With the status of the Chinese ...

Mentoring or Coaching? Tell the Difference!

Mentoring and coaching serve different purposes. Head of ESSEC Alumni's Career Service Solveig Debray asked Sapna Rema Hari (E06) how to chose which way to go - so as to avoid picking an inappropriate program which thereby leads to ineffective results.  « I am looking for greater professional opportunities. I need a new job within the same company, more responsibilities, an international ...

Chinese Chronicles: Why the New Generation of Seniors Is Transforming Chinese Economy

Every month, Matthieu David-Experton (E10), founder of Daxue Consulting, gives us an update on the China market. Today, he says senior consumers are the key to anticipate and understand Chinese economy’s evolutions. China in the 1950s represented a time of recovery from the devastation of World War 2 and came with a spike in new births. This trend continued into the late 1970s, prompting the ...

Chinese Chronicles: How Can Fashion Brands Organize their Online-Offline Distribution Balance?

Every month, Matthieu David-Experton (E10), founder of Daxue Consulting, gives us an update on the China market. Today, he explains how fashion brands can organize their online-offline distribution balance in China. The internet in China is one of the most powerful methods to increase brand penetration and sales volume as a clothing or fashion brand. It is easy to become seduced by e-commerce ...

Chinese Chronicles: Indispensable but Sidelined: The Working Class of China

Every month, Matthieu David-Experton (E10), founder of Daxue Consulting, gives us an update on the China market. Today, he says businesses would be wise to pay more attention to the Chinese working class. Estimates at the lower end of the spectrum total the Chinese middle-class to 110 million people (total workforce is 770 million). This is bigger than even the United States’ 92 million strong...

Digital Report (3): HR, Don’t Miss out on the Digital Action

In the face of digital transformation the role of the Human Resources (HR) director is set to metamorphose. Pascal Poiget (E83), digital managing partner with executive search firm Headlight International, explains why HR managers must embrace the change. Retail, automotive, banking, press, pharmaceutical, energy… no sector remains untouched by the digital transformation. The digital shift has...

Digital Report (2): Tech Entrepreneurs Must Be Pragmatic

Recognized as one of the most inventive mapping company, TomTom had to face a giant competitor, Google! Corinne Vigreux (C87), co-founder of TomTom, explains how the company faced this new stake. ESSEC Alumni: TomTom, one of the world leader in the personal navigation systems, has seen its leadership ending, when Google developed, around 2004, its free mapping tools. How did you and your compa...

Digital Report (1): the Challenge of Change

It’s a fact: the impact of the digital transition on the economy, social organizations and institutional relations is one of the major challenges we face over the coming years. The digital transformation is revolutionizing business models, and “no sector, whether retail, automotive, banking, press, pharmaceutical or energy, will remain untouched!” insists Pascal Poiget (E83), digital managing ...

Digital Recruitment: Change is The Only Constant

The acceleration of digital transformation across business sectors generates specific difficulties in recruiting candidates with appropriate profiles. Check out the explanations of Denis Conaut (E91), founder of the digital transformation consulting agency Moonsy and strategic director of the Little Buddha Group. Over the past few years the digital transformation environment has changed consi...

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