Steve Dalton’s The Job Closer

1 Views
Published
Listen to this episode ad-free at https://touchmba.com/the-job-closer-steve-dalton/
Get free school selection help at http://touchmba.com

Steve Dalton, a senior career consultant and program director at Duke University’s Fuqua School, shares time-saving techniques for choosing a career and acing common interview questions from his new book, The Job Closer. Having worked in MBA career services for over 16 years, Steve also shares what MBA employers are looking for, how Covid-19 has changed recruiting, and one of his favorite exercises for helping MBAs make difficult career decisions.

Questions:
Introducing Steve (0:00)
Why Steve wrote The Job Closer and hates tips (5:00)
Choosing a career in 63 minutes (15:00)
Answering the “tell me about yourself (TMAY)” interview question with “FIT” (21:15)
Can Steve’s recipes be too formulaic? (33:30)
What MBA employers are looking for (36:35)
Building rapport online with recruiters (41:00)
The “Sleep On It” exercise for making difficult decisions (44:20)
Inner vs. outer ring careers (51:30)

About Steve:
Steve Dalton is the author of The 2-Hour Job Search and The Job Closer, founder of the corporate training firm Contact2Colleague, and a senior career consultant and program director at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, where he got his MBA in 2004. Steve lives in Durham, North Carolina.

Need school selection help? Get a free expert profile review at touchmba.com.
Category
Job
Be the first to comment