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5 tips on Networking

Networking helps you stay abreast of trends and develop relationships that can boost your professional and personal development, foster involvement, contribute mutual value and facilitate the launch of new initiatives. Needless to say, it also provides opportunities to help others find work, make contacts and get up to speed.
At Esade Alumni, more than 60,000 alumni across the globe share a common identity, motivations and principles. Together we form an open and active network that supports its members and is a source of opportunity.
To help you get the most out of it, we interviewed five alumni who shared tips on how to network: Jiayi Shi (MIM ‘18), President of the Esade Alumni Shanghai Chapter; Xavi Roca (Lic&MBA ‘98), President of the Esade Alumni Lleida Club; Aurora Martínez (EMBA ‘18), member of the Executive Board of the MBA Club; Jose Fernando Quevedo (Full-Time MBA ‘01), Vice President of the Esade Alumni Peru Chapter; and Pilar Fuertes-McKinnon (MAD ‘07), President of the Esade Alumni Toronto Chapter.

July 12, 2021 10:25 am

5 Tips with Josep Solans (CCC ‘09, Pensando el Liderazgo ‘99)

Mentoring is a growth process that helps people develop their potential. While mentors serve to inspire and encourage their mentees throughout the process, the mentees are responsible for their own personal and professional development. Josep Solans has extensive experience in mentoring processes. He is currently a founding partner at Mentoring de Carrera Profesional, where he... View Article

January 28, 2021 3:39 pm

5 tips with Marina Planas (MBA 02), cofounder and CEO of TheNTWK/ Digital Business Models

TheNTWK is a community of platform-based business model enthusiasts, where consultants, companies, academics and entrepreneurs connect and share knowledge. Platforms are changing the business world. Nine of the ten most valuable companies in the world have platform-based business models. Marina Planas, co-founder of TheNTWK, is here to help us understand them. Marina Planas explains that... View Article

December 21, 2020 11:24 am

5 Tips with Sandra Arevalo (EMBA 16), Founder and CEO of Wisar

Sandra Arevalo is the founder of Wisar, a startup that she incubated during her MBA studies at Esade and launched in 2017. Wisar is focused on connecting talent with flexible work opportunities all over the world. A specialist in flexibility and work-life balance trends, Sandra explains how companies and workers can benefit from adapting their... View Article

November 18, 2020 5:24 pm

5 tips with Ignasi Rafel (MBA 94), Founding Partner at the Talman Group

In our “5 Tips With” section, we talk to Ignasi Rafel (MBA 94), a headhunter and strategic consultant with more than 20 years of experience who specialises in recruiting executive talent. He is a founding partner at the Talman Group, an executive search consultancy, as well as the Secretary General of the Executive Board of... View Article

October 8, 2020 2:41 pm