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  • Clubs are excellent networking vehicles. The focus will guarantee networking with alumni who have similar business interests.The clubs and groups structure is rapidly growing. As well as having a local presence, these clubs and groups also cut across geographical boundaries and different INSEAD Communities..The energy club brings together faculty such as Paul Kleindorfer and Luk van Wassenhove, and alumni who form the energy club board . They work in close collaboration with over 15 different country representativesINDEVOR Connect, looking at social impact, brings together the student club, the alumni club, 6 different country representatives and several members of the INSEAD staffFinally, the MAAG centre for entrepreneurship has implemented a whole series of initiatives including the Venture Net 2.0 to reach out and build bridges across our alumni community and for the current students
  • Iaa mid career-1mars11

    1. 1. InseadAlumniMidCareerTool Box<br />InseadAlumniAssociation France<br />
    2. 2. Contents<br />How to master your career<br />The "What" and the "Where to"<br />How to make smarter moves<br />Networking & social networking<br />Make yourself seen and heard<br />What to expect from us…<br />The School and the Association<br />
    3. 3. How to master yourcareer<br />
    4. 4. First things first…<br />How to master yourcareer<br />Self-assessmentiskey<br />Reflectiontakes time, so plan in advance<br />Get help! Lovedones, close friends, alumni, careerprofessionals… <br />Don'treinventyourwheel: retrieveearlierreflection & tools (MBTI, Career Leader, etc.)<br />Write! Write down plans and thoughts (carry a dedicated notebook)<br />
    5. 5. The "What" questions<br />What I am good at, what I know,(technical and soft skills), who I know <br />What I love to do<br />What I succeeded in<br />What I need to have to sustainmychosen life<br />Whatiskey to my engagement in myprofessional life<br />
    6. 6. The "where to?"questions<br />
    7. 7. Consulting?<br />A startup?<br />Dreamfirst…(don'tforget to dream)<br />NGOs?<br />Self employment?<br />Banking?<br />
    8. 8. The "Where to?" questions<br />What do I want to actuallybedoing?<br />Where do I (do we as a family) want to live and work?<br />In whatkind of company culture do I want to work?<br />Whatismy (our) preferredwork/life balance?<br />… That makes up for a direction<br />
    9. 9. … Thenplan(Plan your reality check)<br />
    10. 10. Yourpersonal plan<br />Synthesize<br />Choose the role(s) youprefer<br />Select your industrie(s) of interest<br />List companies<br />Check withprofessional cultures<br />Mind the growth (industry, companywise)<br />
    11. 11. Yourpersonal plan<br />Define 4 options<br />Your scenario of choice<br />And plan B…<br />… And plans C and D<br />
    12. 12. How deepisyour change?<br />TransitionKeySuccess<br />Factors<br />Industry<br />Same<br />Different<br />Same<br />Role<br />Different<br />
    13. 13. How to makesmarter moves<br />
    14. 14. Networking iskey<br />Build and maintain a strong network – start with your classmates, former colleagues and friends<br />Extending your network is important both for successful career progression and significant job transitions (alumni pool: 41,000+ )<br />Raising your visibility and knowledge through internal networking with the right people in a new job increases success in management decisions<br />Internal and external networking is essential in leadership roles. The skills for successful leadership hinge on influence and strategic decisions based on diverse sources of knowledge.<br />More than 70% new job leads come through networking contacts. More corporate recruiters are ‘quiet recruiting’<br />
    15. 15. Leadership Networking<br />Networking skillsneeded<br />
    16. 16. Transition Networking<br />
    17. 17. Transition Time Allocation<br />
    18. 18. Networking Do's<br />Start when you don’t need anything<br />Start with your closest friends and extend in small steps<br />Be a resource, be informed – give and take – two way street<br />Quality not quantity - Effective networking is focused<br />
    19. 19. Networking targets<br />
    20. 20. Networking Tools<br />Prepareyourelevator pitch<br />
    21. 21. Elevator pitch<br />Focus on essence:<br />Your positioning statement should take no longer than 60 seconds to deliver <br />Three essential elements to give your contact a quick snapshot of :<br /><ul><li>who you are
    22. 22. what you can do – what makes you special
    23. 23. and what you want.</li></ul>Practice and adapt<br />
    24. 24. Elevator pitch<br />
    25. 25. Whom to network with<br />The diversity of the alumni network<br />Alumni work across 50 industries<br />
    26. 26. Whom to network with<br />Total alumni population of 41,100<br />The alumni community is growing by >1500 per year <br />MBA: 19,583 EDP: 21,036 EMBA: 420 PhD: 120<br />
    27. 27. Whom to network with<br />Finding alumni contacts on INSEAD Connect : The alumni platform<br />firstname.lastname<br />Password<br />https://alumni.insead.edu<br />Email post–graduation: login details for INSEAD Connect<br />To access alumni career services must be member of the alumni association <br />(EMBA 6 months free trial membership)<br />
    28. 28. How to FindAlumni<br />Search for alumni contacts on INSEAD Connect (alumni platform)<br />
    29. 29. How to get in touch<br />Use elevator pitch for introductory email: short & focused<br />Subject line: attract interest – include ‘INSEAD’ if possible – otherwise your message may never be opened<br />Content order:YOU (Why) - ME (positioning statement) – WE (information gathering)<br />Keep the details for the call/meeting.<br />
    30. 30. How to use social events <br /><ul><li>Choose themed events – common interest
    31. 31. Prepare ideas to discuss
    32. 32. Use-adapt elevator pitch when opportunity arises
    33. 33. Introduce yourself to the organiser
    34. 34. Ask for introductions
    35. 35. Ask questions that show an interest in what others do
    36. 36. Exchange cards, write notes on the back. Record.
    37. 37. Strengthen weak ties – ask for referrals</li></li></ul><li>How to use social events <br />It should be a meaningfulexchangeof ideas with people ofsimilar interests<br />Focus on gathering pertinent information.<br />Start with a little knowledge and build - Listen more than talk about yourself<br />
    38. 38. Global Clubs and Interest Groups<br /><ul><li>Breaking down the geographical boundaries
    39. 39. Joining the different INSEAD communities</li></li></ul><li>Alumni Career Services<br />
    40. 40. Career advisory platform‘Self-service’ guidance<br />
    41. 41. InseadCareer Link<br />Job Postingsfrom and for the alumnicommunity<br />
    42. 42. What to expectfromInseadalumniassoc.<br />
    43. 43. Career Workshops<br />10+ eventseverymonth<br />Know yourself (career-wise)<br />Drive yourcareer<br />Communicate and sellyourselfwell<br />Major Careertopicscovered by top consultants<br />How to handleterminations and transitions<br />Networking basics and more<br />Orientation, re-orientation…<br />In French or English<br />This is an opportunity for networking!<br />Contact: Béatrice Verhille<br />beatrice@inseadalumni.fr, Tel. +33(0)1 42 12 09 01<br />
    44. 44. Career Talk<br />A professionalcounselat hand<br />EveryMondaymorning<br />45-min sessions<br />Free!<br />In French or English<br />Appointments: Béatrice Verhille<br />beatrice@inseadalumni.fr, <br />Tel. +33(0)1 42 12 09 01<br />
    45. 45. Job SearchwithAlumni<br />Looking for a job? Wishing to help? Join "RSE" meetings (Recherche solidaire d'emploi)<br />Every 3rd Tuesday of the Month<br />10-12 participants<br />Expose yourprojects, get feedback<br />Expandyour network<br />Learnfrompeers and seasonedalumni<br />Shareyourownexperience and contacts<br />Contact: Béatrice Verhille<br />beatrice@inseadalumni.fr, Tel. +33(0)1 42 12 09 01<br />
    46. 46. Job postingsfrom top French schools<br />Manageurs.com<br />Access withyouralumni ID<br />To and frombiz and engineering schools<br />Over 10,000 offers<br />Uploadyour profile<br />Getalerts<br />Free!!<br />
    47. 47. Get known<br />Inseadalumniassociation's "Mini-CV"<br />Wesend a set of Alumniresumeseverymonth to major headhunters<br />Sendus your profile!<br />Contact: SolennaLebeltel<br />solenna@inseadalumni.fr<br />
    48. 48. Involveyourself<br />You have a position to offer?<br />Or improvement suggestions?<br />Help welcome!<br />Nicolas Bontron<br />Vincent Giolito +33 (0)6 07 67 3999<br />
    49. 49. Thanks. Questions?<br />Vincent Giolito<br />Nicolas Bontron<br />=> Béatrice Verhille<br />01 42 12 09 01<br />beatrice@inseadalumni.fr<br />