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What is an MBA Degree? The MBA (Master of Business Administration) is a postgraduate degree that is awarded to students who have mastered the study of business. The MBA degree is thought to be one of the most prestigious and sought after degrees in the world. Students of MBA programs study the theory and application of business and management principles. This type of study equips students with knowledge that can be applied to a variety of real world business situations. Why Get an MBA Degree?
There are a lot of super resources on the internet for job search help. And I will agree, it can be overwhelming. This post, and the others written by the experts of Career Collective (down below) will help you sift through the data to find the most useful tools for your toolbox.
Photo by Evil Erin I speak with so many job seekers who are still trying to use the front door to find their next gig. It’s awfully crowded at the front door. I really think using the back door is much more effective. Front door / back door, whoa, what am I talking about – home construction?
Do this to identify a job’s big deliverables: First, most hiring managers want to hire someone who works well with others. That’s Deliverable #1 in most jobs. Even if they say it isn’t. Beyond interpersonal skills, I ask hiring managers the following questions in order to understand the big deliverables of any job:
ReferenceUSA, a 14-million employer on-line database, is a job search dream. It’s an almost complete directory of U.S. business and government employers. It is searchable on a number of fields, including industry, city, state, and zip code. Amazing. RUSA will return a list of employers that match your search terms.
A Twitter Friend and I have shared these messages with each other this week: Twitter Friend: Is it a good idea to contact the person reviewing applications through LinkedIn (outside the prescribed application process)? AvidCareerist: It depends. What are the circumstances? Twitter Friend: It is a position with the X Organization.
When I am working with clients who are trying to make a decision about a job offer or between two career paths, I tell them about a little tool I use to help me figure things out. I call it my Pro / Con tool. Essentially, this is it: You take a sheet of paper and you make a list of all the positive reasons (pros) about your decision and then all the negative reasons (cons) for against the decision.
“I sent my resume and my cover letter and I haven’t heard back. Now what?” Start with a radical self-assessment. “Ugh!” you say as you click away from this page as fast as you possibly can.
My brother-in-law just bought a car for my nephew off of Craigslist . I know NOTHING about Craigslist. The little I do know had negative connotations attached to it, so I decided to do some research to find out more. While opinions differ, many believe that Craigslist can be a good place to look for jobs, as long as the job seeker takes the appropriate precautions .
A strong personal brand is beneficial on many levels. At the core it differentiates the designer, developer, marketer, etc, from the rest of the pack within crowded disciplines. It functions as a self-promotion agent that works for the practitioner 24/7/365 ultimately ensuring this person becomes a magnet for new and interesting work opportunities.
It’s time to grab your cup of coffee and spend 30 minutes on some solid – but easy – action items that will make a difference to your personal online brand. As you add your cream and sugar, reflect on the general purpose of building a brand: to establish credibility and visibility in order to signal quality and reduce perceived risk from buyers. Okay- let’s get started. Today, we’re going to talk about one word: Relevancy. The Google empire Google built an empire on that word.
All of us work hard in life - there is no doubt about it. We work hard in our jobs so we can excel at work. We work hard to maintain our relationships. We work hard so we can achieve the best results in our life.