Elena Obukhova

Scouting and Schmoozing: A Gender Difference in Networking During Job Search

Published: 9Feb2021

Authors: Elena Obukhova and A.M. KleinbaumPublication: Academy of Management Discoveries, ForthcomingAbstract:

Women network harder for same outcomes

Published: 12Jan2021

Most job seekers rely on networking to land the next position, but women candidates take extra steps to identify workplaces that are inclusive and supportive. In tandem with a professor from...

Market Transition and Network-Based Job Matching in China: The Referrer Perspective

Published: 3Sep2020

Authors: Elena Obukhova, Brian Rubineau Publication: Industrial Labor Relations Review (ILR Review), July 28, 2020 Abstract:

Entrepreneurs build community to get through the pandemic

Published: 29Jul2020

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on small businesses, with almost half of Canadian small businesses battling significant reductions in sales and staffing. Elena Obukhova and Daphne Demetry,...

Elena Obukhova awarded 2018 SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Published: 23Apr2019

Congratulations to Elena Obukhova, Assistant Professor in Strategy & Organization awarded 2018 SSHRC Insight Development Grant “Gender and job information sharing through social contacts: A...

How a Desautels professor is sensitizing students to fake news

Published: 24May2018

“Fake news” is a term that has planted itself firmly in the common lexicon over the past year and its implications are serious – from swaying consumers to undermining the tenets of democracy and...

A Chinese student and the Desautels Professors who inspired her

Published: 27Jun2017

In a recent op-ed on sohu.com, Chuqing Zhang describes the four months she spent in Montreal at the Desautels Faculty of Management as an important phase in her development as an academic.

Social Capital and Job Search in Urban China: The Strength-of-Strong-Ties Hypothesis Revisited

Published: 8May2017

Authors: Elena Obukhova & Letian Zhang Publication: Chinese Sociological Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, 2017 Abstract: 

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