We stay on top of the latest trends in careers – and as a result, the media often calls on us for insight. Here are a few of our recent appearances in the media:
NextStep CEO Emily Taylor talks to Poets and Quants about the books she recommends to incoming MBA students.
NextStep’s Emily Taylor noticed a new trend among females she coached through job negotiations, which prompted analytics company 12Twenty to create this white paper: How Big Data Can Bridge the Gender Wage Gap.
Emily discusses careers in social impact in the tech industry.
Emily explains why more MBAs are choosing careers in startups and venture capital.
“My graduate career advisor at Cal Poly said that my resume was amazing, but I wasn’t getting any interviews. Then I worked with Emily, and she transformed my resume to best capture my accomplishments. I immediately started getting interviews.”
Tiffani Tonso | Loyola Marymount University | Cal Poly
“Emily helps you to turn your strengths and interests into an action plan for your career. She helps you select your best stories and coaches you on how to share them for maximum impact. She is an amazing mentor and we’ve shared a lot of laughs together!”
Madeline Vuong | Williams College | Chicago Booth
“Emily helped my daughter land interviews at some of the top companies in the world, including McKinsey, Proctor & Gamble, The Boston Consulting Group, and Johnson & Johnson. Emily worked with her to determine the company and role that was right for her.”
Anne Miller | Proud Mom
“Two people received a shoutout at my wedding: the obstetrician who delivered me…and Emily. It was because of Emily that I got into my dream college, Berkeley. When I was ready to take the next step and get my MBA, she was the first person I called.”
Phil McKennan | UC Berkeley | Duke Fuqua |
Qualtrics Business Development & Strategy
“Emily helped me find the right career path, craft my resume to resonate with recruiters, write killer cover letters, and refine my interview answers to impress hiring managers. I couldn’t be happier with my first full-time job!”
John Colarusso | UCLA | Bain & Company
“Even if you don’t come from a business background, Emily can help you get into business school. She turned my non-business engineering background into an asset that appealed to the admissions committees.”
Christopher Culin | Brown University |
Northwestern Kellogg MBA + MS Design Innovation
“Before working with Emily, I would freeze up in interviews. Despite having decent work experience, I lacked the knowledge and confidence for how to convey it. Since working with Emily, I have learned to present my best self to interviewers, receiving offers from four different companies.”
Betsey Blakeley | Cal Poly | UCLA Anderson |
Mattel Associate Market Manager, Global Brands
“Emily was fundamental in helping me land a successful business school internship and full-time job after. Her MBA course helped me polish my resume and learn how to network, recruit, and interview effectively – resulting in multiple job offers.”
Natalie Chladek | Stanford | UCLA Anderson |
Harvard Business School Online
“Working with Emily gave me the confidence and tools I needed to successfully negotiate my salary and overall compensation. I was able to increase my compensation package by over 10% from the initial offer and get the compensation that I deserved.”
Jacqueline Delgado | AT&T Lead Product Marketing Manager
“Emily helped me to craft a compelling story for each school and made me feel confident in myself throughout the business school application process. Not only did Emily keep me sane, but I don’t know if I would have made it into Kellogg without her!”
Danielle McKennan | UC Berkeley | Northwestern Kellogg
“Despite having spent hours on my resume with my college’s career center, I ended up reworking my entire resume following Emily’s resume workshop. You might think that you have a cutting-edge resume—I certainly thought I did—but you’ll be pleasantly surprised when you learn tips and tricks that can take your resume to the next level.”
William Huang | Occidental | Citi