Dr. Sowon Kim

Associate Professor at EHL

Sowon Kim

Dr. Sowon Kim is an Associate Professor at EHL at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. Dr. Kim’s research interests include personality traits, career strategies, managing work-family life, women in leadership, and the internationalization process of Swiss SMEs in emerging markets.

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What should recruiters check on LinkedIn when hiring hospitality graduates?

LinkedIn, the largest professional social network with over 740 million members (and over 55 million registered companies), has become a phenomenal professional tool for vetting people. We screen the profiles of our bosses, peers and subordinates.

Gender Diversity In Leadership: How To Solve The Problem When You Can’t See It?

A presentation of research findings that confirm significant gender differences in diversity of leadership roles, specifically in perception when it comes to understanding why women occupy so few professional leadership roles.

Women In STEM: How To Empower Women To Reach The Stars?

The EHL Women in Leadership (WIL) Virtual Expert Series had the privilege to welcome Deborah Müller, a young professional space engineer with over ten years' experience. Currently the Director of Innovation & Business Development at RUAG International, Deborah shared with us her passion about the space industry and the place of women who want to reach the stars in this predominantly male sector.

Celebrating International Women's Day 2021 with Women in Leadership (WIL)

At the age of 15, I asked my father how I could become a diplomat like him. My Korean father, a military colonel by profession, responded that the best option for me would be to get married to a diplomat.

Coronavirus, Work Flexibility, and Mindsets: How do you Like Working From Home Now?

The Covid-19 crisis has thrown SMEs, which account for 99% of companies in Switzerland, into a state of emergency. In response, the Swiss government released a Covid-19 Credit of CHF 20 billion for SMEs: up to CHF 500,000 per company with 0% interest rate.
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