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The first step in managing your career is self-assessment. By better understanding what you value and what you’re good at, you can target the path that fits you best and evaluate opportunities as they present themselves. There are a number of tools available to help you get there. And we can help. Check out the resources below.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: This well-known exam was designed to determine preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions. You can use it to inform your career decisions. If you’re interested in taking the test, contact Stamboulie Career Consulting for the forms and evaluation materials.
Careerleader: This tool provides an expert assessment of your unique pattern of business-relevant interests, values, and abilities, and compares you with other MBAs. Cost: $75. Sample narrative reports and test score reports are available. Email email@example.com to request your alumni discount code.
PSI Assessment Center: The Program for Social Intelligence (PSI) at Columbia Business School offers an online Assessment Center to give you additional insight into your leadership style, your ability to read others, and how you work in a group. This information can prove invaluable as you chart the next steps in your career.
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Above and Beyond
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Smarter, Simpler Investing
Betterment, the company Jon Stein ’09 founded a year after he graduated from Columbia, aims to take the mystery out of long-term investing.Read More
Shaping the Market
Together with Rich Donovan ’02, Brian Dawson ’99 has built Fifth Quadrant Analytics, which rates firms based on economic drivers specific to people with disabilities.Read More
The Big Leagues
Alumni executives in the sports industry are pursuing bold agendas that will have lasting impact.Read More
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Man on a Mission
With DimensionU, Ntiedo Etuk ’02 is using video games and a healthy dose of competition to get millions of kids excited about learning.Read More
A Small World After All
By helping thousands of New York City children attend high-quality afterschool programs, Alison Overseth ’84 is upping the odds that they’ll be successful.Read More
As CEO of Huge, Aaron Shapiro ’96 is helping firms succeed in today’s digital world.Read More
The Right Fit
When Brian McBrearity ’01 (EMBA) moved to the base of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the plan was to clear his head and determine his next steps. Instead, he fell in love with Africa.Read More