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MBA Student

Negotiations Across Your MBA Journey: A Primer

by Diane Fennig

Career Development Coach Diane Fennig offers advice to incoming MBA students on the art of negotiation.

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Roundtable Previews New Community of Like-Minded Women

by Meredith Hunt

Women in the workplace have always faced challenges unique to their gender, but as the pandemic approaches its second anniversary, executive women are now experiencing new and sometimes unexpected hurdles that they feel unprepared for. Learn how Forté’s soon-to-launch Rise program offers a solution to these challenges.

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Level Up Your Career

Five Ways to Succeed at Your First Job

by Samantha Grant, GE Healthcare, Tepper School of Business MBA 2016

Your first position after college could be a major step on the career path you’ve envisioned for years or the first step on a journey yet to be determined. Learn from Samantha Grant, a Tepper School of Business graduate, about what advice she would give herself when she was a recent graduate.

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Is “Professionalism” Holding Women Back?

by Amy Orlov

In the business world, people expect each other to look and behave in professional ways — but “professional” means different things at different workplaces. In some cases, “professionalism” could be used to discriminate against someone who doesn’t fit a certain mold.

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College Success

Scholarship Recipient Nneka Jones Shares How Forté Inspires Her to Lead

by Lisa Beebe

Nneka Jones, a senior at Agnes Scott College, is one of the recipients of the Fall 2021 Forté Candid Conversations Scholarship. She spoke with Forté about what the scholarship means to her and her plans for the future.

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New Forté Program Is Like Oxygen for Women’s Rise to the Top

by Meredith Hunt

At 26,000 feet on Mount Everest, climbers reach the “Death Zone” – a point at which oxygen levels become so low that a climber’s every breath is painful, making the rest of an already difficult journey even harder. Most climbers at…

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