Maximising Your Career Prospects With Part-Time MBA

Maximising Your Career Prospects With Part-Time MBA

“Success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing”– Warren Dennis

Why Do A Part-Time MBA?

A part-time MBA allows 360-degree experiential learning into key aspects of business and management including marketing, consulting, finance, strategy. It affords early-career professionals the advantage of parallely applying classroom learning to gain versatility and credibility at the workplace. For instance, if you’re a software developer working at a Finance company, a part-time MBA in Strategy, could help you leverage the newly acquired quantitative skills to develop more intuitive tech products and make an impact across functions. Similarly, finance sector professionals could effectively apply marketing lessons while designing campaigns for the various financial products under their purview.

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Key Legal Industry Career Trends

Key Legal Industry Career Trends

The end of law is not to abstain or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.” -John Locke

Law represents the principles and regulations established in a community by an authority, applicable to its people whether in the form of legislation or policies recognised and enforced by judicial decision. Maintaining law and order in the society is a huge responsibility and leading a lawyer’s life requires inculcating a plethora of skills. This article shines light upon the key branches of law to help you fortify your career preparation.

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Exploring Career Opportunities In Supply Chain Management

It’s not the organisations that are competing, it’s the supply chains that are competing.”- Wael Safwat, Supply Chain Management Association of Ontario

On the hottest days of the year, there’s always a refreshing drink waiting for you at the nearest convenience store. Ever wondered how that specific drink made it to that specific place? From procurement to labeling, pricing, insurance, storage, transportation and eventually distribution – that drink took a long supply chain journey!

In 1982, Keith Oliver, a consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton (now Strategy), introduced the term “Supply Chain Management” into the public domain in an interview for the Financial Times. The term gained currency when a number of books and articles were released in the public domain. A robust end to end supply chain is integral to the success of any organisation. It involves optimising operations to maximise speed (since customers value fast service) and at the same time maximising efficiency to prevent costs from shooting up. (more…)

Capitalizing On Your LinkedIn Profile

With more than 500 million members representing 200+ countries and a whopping 9+ million companies on its platform, LinkedIn’s ever-growing presence is proof of its necessity. For students, job seekers, experienced professionals, entrepreneurs or veterans, your LinkedIn profile is easily the first connect with your next opportunity. One of the biggest advantages of LinkedIn is its authority on Google and other search engines where a complete LinkedIn profile features in the top 3 hits, making you visible to those who can further your professional aspirations. (more…)

Unlocking The Power Of LinkedIn Networking

Unlocking The Power of LinkedIn Networking

LinkedIn is the de facto social platform for professionals and an undeniable avenue for job search, building relationships, knowledge sharing and much more. Within a span of few years, LinkedIn has rapidly evolved as an essential hub for our careers. The data proves its omnipresence. With 10 million active jobs, 9+ million companies and more than 100,000 articles published every week, LinkedIn is deftly reshaping how we view and build our professional realm. With every connection made, you effectively extend your reach to 400 new connections, 100 new companies and an average of 500+ jobs. These are compelling numbers and a testament to LinkedIn’s position not only as an aggregator of job openings and industry news but as a massive and an ongoing virtual networking event.

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Valuable Future Prospects Of A Social Science Degree

Valuable Future Prospects Of A Social Science Degree

“The social sciences have a critical contribution to make, in helping us understand, imagine, and craft a more sustainable future for all.”- UNESCO

Much has been discussed about the increasing need of Social Science and philanthropic projects in recent times, but the question is how, and more importantly, where does one start? The Social Sciences are not limited to behavioural science, society and culture, it encompasses a bigger, more comprehensive and multidisciplinary view of social impact on the world.
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10 Things To Do Before You Graduate

As you near your graduation day, an intimidating question looms – “So, what next?” your new life after graduation largely depends on how effectively you plan for your future. If you want to start your dream job or career, you should have a well thought out roadmap for transitioning from school to professional life.

Here’s a graduation checklist to help you plan for your graduation ceremony and ensure that you don’t forget important things you should do before you leave:

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How To Market Yourself- The 1 Minute Sales Pitch

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear ‘Sales Pitch’? We usually picture an overeager Sales Rep giving a hyperbolic monologue about their product. Of course, that is not the impression you want to make when pitching yourself for a job. So, how does one pitch without sounding too ‘pitchy’? In the ‘golden days’ of Hollywood, aspiring writers flocked to LA and accosted producers wherever they could (including the elevator) to sell their ideas. With luck, they could hope for 60-90 seconds in front of their audience. The best could deliver a concise but exciting “pitch” in the brief moments between floors- that’s the origin of the “Elevator Pitch”.
Today, the elevator pitch is an impactful verbal endorsement of your personal brand that can supplement your resume and establish you as a deserving prospect for that dream job. (more…)

Optimising Job Search At Virtual Career Fairs

“Engagement has to be human, because people trust people more than brands.”- Ana Alonso (Global Marketing Head Recruitment, Shell)

In the midst of a global technological whirlpool, it should not come as a surprise that the job search process is changing rapidly. From job hunting and hiring to resume screening and interviews, recruiters and job seekers are eyeing prospects beyond geographical lines. Of the many online recruiting processes, a recent trend is gaining popularity: Virtual Career Fairs or VFairs. Similar to their analog counterpart, VFairs are interactive online platforms or events that bring job seekers and recruiters together via chat rooms, teleconferencing, webinars and much more. With the unlimited number of options thus available, how does one decide which job fairs to be a part of?
Read on to discover what sets VFairs apart from traditional job fairs and how you can leverage the opportunity to secure your dream job.
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Mobile Apps Spearheading The Revolution In Job Search And Career Management

Mobile technology has seamlessly entered mostly every facet of business and revolutionized the industries of transport, healthcare, education, e-commerce, to name a few. The ubiquity of mobile technology is one reason for its massive impact on the entire job search process. The advancement of mobile technology has enhanced the user experience for both the applicants and recruiters alike. Not surprisingly, mobile job searching has surged, with 43% of job seekers using mobile devices to find lucrative career opportunities as per a Pew Internet Study.

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