Don’t Miss Your Shot – 5 Full-Proof Ways To Beat Procrastination

MBA News & Around the Web Blog – #41

Each week we rifle through the world wide web to bring you news, blog posts and any other information we find relevant. Below you will find a few useful, interesting, or otherwise relevant links from around the world of career exploration, talent acquisition, and more.

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Here are the findings for the week prior to October 10th 2017photo from Deccan Herald

  1. Don’t Miss Your Shot – 5 Full-Proof Ways To Beat Procrastination

“Need a kick in the pants? Sometimes we all do when we procrastinate and fail to take action. As a result, we run the risk of missing out on opportunities.”

Read the full article on SME South Africa

  1. Benefits of work experience for MBA students

“Two incidents in the last few months have made me realise the benefits that a work experience can have for students before they join a management course. The first was when All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) sent a notification on standardising the management programme admissions process wherein it reduced the evaluation weightage awarded for prior work experience of MBA aspirants to 5% of the selection process. The second was when we received feedback from HR professionals on the unsuitability of MBA graduates to be employed as middle-level managers. So, here’s a look as to how prior experience can help students study management concepts.”

Read the full article on Deccan Herald

  1. Leadership expert tells MBA students ‘take control of your career journey’

“Students on the MBA programme heard about how they can secure a successful career by being proactive and taking full responsibility from the onset. Mr Onwugbonu also shared some key learning points by citing examples from his own career journey working in finance, consulting and more recently where driving major business transformations.”

Read the full article on Cardiff University News