To celebrate Black History Month we’re profiling black leaders using business education to create a positive change for themselves and for the world around them. Dr. Ifedapo Francis Awolowo knows the power of mentors and visibility for aspiring black professionals. He uses his platform at Sheffield Business School to be this for others.
It’s not "what" you know, it’s "who" you know. - a knack for networking can help to open doors for some that remain shut to others, but is this fair? Research shows that while networking is a vital skill for business development, lower-educated individuals do not necessarily benefit as much as higher educated peers.
We speak to students and alumni using their business education to make a difference to refugee lives and opportunities around the world. Here, Zarah Bruhn shares how her project, socialbee, is helping refugees around the world make a fresh start be providing a route to skills and careers
Despite promoting collaboration and connection, many women’s networks choose to operate individually. New research by the Erasmus Centre for Women and Organisations at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University reveals the benefits to be gained for women if networks choose to work together.
Instead of making themselves more attractive to employers, job seekers who used the platform excessively found they were often unsuccessful in their applications. New research shows us why...