Archive for the ‘ Transitioning from work ’ Category

3 tips to avoid being cold-called during a case study discussion

As much as we sympathize with you if you’re sick of being cold-called on your phone as a result of some firm’s marketing strategy, we’re not going to talk about that here. The cold calling in our context is your being caught unawares when asked a question by the professor in class or being askedRead More…

Posted on June 12th, 2012

It’s never too early to start your MBA job search

Around the eventual necessity of getting a job, there are a few questions that plague many a B-school student. When should I start my job search? Should I start right away? Do I wait till I go at least half way through my major subjects so I have enough knowledge to step into the rat race?Read More…

Posted on February 12th, 2012

Six reasons why you should take time off before your MBA

Given that you’re about to jump from the frying pan into the fire that is the MBA curriculum, our MBA Sherpas are of the opinion that you should take a breather between the two! What with a grueling eleven to twenty four months of B school ahead of you right after several years of hard workRead More…

Posted on February 8th, 2012

Tips on Breaking the News of your MBA at work

Our previous post tells you why it is important to quit on a good note and on good terms with people at work. Breaking the news about your MBA is a delicate matter though. Depending on circumstances, your boss could be supportive of your goals or may intentionally snowball your plans if he isn’t happyRead More…

Posted on January 20th, 2012

5 reasons why it is important to quit work on a good note when heading for your MBA

Congratulations on getting that admit! You probably have already begun to look forward to this new phase in life and plan for what lies ahead – perhaps, even thrown a party or two for your friends.However, during the last few days at work, it is only natural for someone in your position to recall theRead More…

Posted on January 14th, 2012

Heading to business school? Gear up!

Congrats on getting those admits! You are awesome. You just completed your first step toward achieving that dream career you have always wanted. Revel for a while, especially if you are in that superior position of having received multiple calls from your dream schools. Try something you have never done like learning how to create smoke signals,Read More…

Posted on January 5th, 2012