How can business schools better prepare students for professional success?

In this episode, Matt Holland, the CEO of Acuity Insights, shares insights into the skills employers look for when recruiting for roles at all levels. Matt discusses the shift in recruiting strategies at BCG, where they expanded their candidate pool beyond traditional business programs and MBA programs. Matt emphasizes the importance of both cognitive skills and soft skills, such as intellectual curiosity, persistence, coachability, and the ability to form relationships and influence others.