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Placement Gyan: Types of Strategies and Associated Roles - Episode 5

Trying to understand what strategy roles that you be gunning in your BBA and/or MBA placements - "What's Corporate, Business and Functional Strategy - It can't be that complex right?"! Hear our Co-Founder and CEO, a big-time mentor Mr. Abhishek Srivastava (Ex-Apple|Accenture|Schneider Electric|ISB|Georgia Tech|DCE) explain the different levels of strategy and what roles in each of these areas will entail.

Placement Gyan: Handling Group and Panel Interviews - Episode 4

Thinking about what you need to do to be well prepared for stressful panel and group interviews. How can you ensure that you have every panelists attention and that you are able to satisfactorily answer all their questions - "You can't please everybody"! Hear our Co-Founder and CEO, a big-time mentor Mr. Abhishek Srivastava (Ex-Apple|Accenture|Schneider Electric|ISB|Georgia Tech|DCE) speak about tools and techniques to manage multiple interviewers at the same time.

Placement Gyan: Importance of Storytelling - Episode 3

Ever wondered why all the industry stalwarts keep talking about the "Art of Storytelling' as the most skill that new graduates and young professionals should possess in their arsenal - "Everyone wants to listen to a good story"! Hear our Co-Founder and CEO, a big-time mentor Mr. Abhishek Srivastava (Ex-Apple|Accenture|Schneider Electric|ISB|Georgia Tech|DCE) speak about the importance of great storytelling ability in one's corporate career.

Placement Gyan: Industry Fitment and Analysis - Episode 2

Why is Industry Fitment essential to the job and placement plans for young talent whether you are a college-going student and a young professional - "You don't know, what you don't know"! Hear our Co-Founder and CEO, a big-time mentor Mr. Abhishek Srivastava (Ex-Apple|Accenture|Schneider Electric|ISB|Georgia Tech|DCE) speak about the need for Industry Fitment prior to the placement process.

Placement Gyan: Career Development - Episode 1

Why is Career Preparation and Development so important for young talent whether you are a college-going student and a young professional in the early stages of your career - "A Career is a combination of jobs"! Hear our Co-Founder and CEO, a big-time mentor Mr. Abhishek Srivastava (Ex-Apple|Accenture|Schneider Electric|ISB|Georgia Tech|DCE) speak about the importance of #CareerPrep.

Myth buster 2.0 - Are on-campus placements really better than off-campus placements?

Continuing our series of Myth-busters, do you really think on-campus placements are better than off-campus placements? Think again.

Myth buster 1.0 - Can faculty/seniors really help with reviewing your resume?

Here is our first video in our series of Myth-busters. In this series, we will take you on a ride across common career myths prevailing in our society and busting them with logic. Stay tuned for more. For our first myth-buster, do you think that seniors and faculty members are the right people for reviewing your Resume? Well, check out the video to know the answer.

Episode 22 - Challenges of Marketing and Brand Management roles

What are the challenges that most sought-after roles of marketing at FMCG struggle with on a daily basis? What are the biggest things that they are solving for their departments and companies? How do they get around these seemingly insurmountable challenges? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, let's see what one of the best marketeers and brand managers have to say about their constant challenges in their roles.

Episode 21 - Skills needed to crack General Management placements

General Management roles tend to be the most rewarding roles available during the placement season. However, they need to be one of the harder ones to crack, given the lack of pattern in employers' requirements. Is there a way to have a structured approach to cracking these roles? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, deep dive into the skills you need to sharp and demonstrate on your Resume and CV to crack it big time in General Management roles.

Episode 20 - What's fun about being a Brand Manager?

Ever wondered what do those hot-shot brand managers at FMCG companies do? What's the best part of their roles? What keeps their day-to-day routine interesting? How do work on keeping themselves updated and evolving in the dynamic FMCG business environment? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, deep dive into the everyday life of a brand manager at one of the top FMCG companies.

Episode 19 - Pros and Cons of General Management Roles

General Management roles provide a great opportunity for young talent to explore the corporate world and grow their careers both horizontally and vertically! But one must understand the complete pros and cons of what these roles entail? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, hear about what are the benefits and not so great things about General Management roles.

Episode 18 - How has Covid-19 pandemic impacted the FMCG Industry?

Have you thought about how the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted your most sought-after and favorite industry? How is the evergreen and stable FMCG doing? What are the major challenges in various business functions from logistics, supply chain, finance to marketing? How are different companies in the industry tackling the new normal and delivering excellence? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, know what is the true impact of COVID-19 on the FMCG industry and potential future career outlook.

Episode 17 - Choosing a job at a startup vs a well-established company

How do your personality, skills, attributes, and traits affect your fit with where you can work? ARe start-ups the right place for you to start your career? Is it better to choose the safer and often more structured environments at well-established firms? How do you arrive at this decision which could have a massive impact on your career growth? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, understand what you need to prioritize in order to make the right choice between startups and well-established companies.

Episode 16 - Work-life balance in Marketing and FMCG

Thinking about how you will manage the madness of marketing and the dynamic nature of work in FMCG? Wondering how will your work-life balance look like with regards to a career in the FMCG industry? How important is it for the industry to balance the employee's well being, emotional and mental health with the need for on-demand productivity to deal with the constantly evolving business environment? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, deep dive into what work-life balance looks like in the FMCG industry and make an informed choice before starting your career here.

Episode 15 - Skills required to ace General Management Roles

Wondering what it takes to be truly world-class in General Management roles? General Management roles provide great opportunities to young talent to move quickly through the ranks in the corporate world. But you need to get there first? How do you know what to prepare for and showcase in your job interviews? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, explore what it takes to be at the top of the game in general management roles

Episode 14 - Start-ups vs Established Companies in the FMCG Industry

Confused about whether to choose start-ups over established brands and companies? Wondering if such a decision will change your career trajectory in the established FMCG industry? Has the COVID-19 pandemic significantly changed the outlook in business success for these different companies? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, explore the various pros and cons of working in startups and established companies in the current disruptive business environment.

Episode 13 - How has Covid-19 pandemic impacted the Consulting Industry?

Thinking about how the pandemic has disrupted different industries? What about the crowd and campus favorite - i.e. management consulting? Is it as lucrative and amazing as those pre-pandemic days? Are clients willing to pay for these services? How is the industry responding to the COVID challenge? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, know what is the true impact of COVID-19 on the management consulting industry and potential future career outlook.

Episode 12 - Exit opportunities for different levels in Management Consulting

Spent enough time in management consulting? Wondering what are the best exit options available to you? How will the industry view your experience? Would there be challenging roles available overall? How should you position your experience for a smooth transition? Want to know more? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, know what are the best exit options available for you at different levels in Management Consulting

Episode 11 - Most crucial skills required in Consulting Industry

Are you fascinated by the amazing world of management consulting? Wondering what does it take to make an "Ace" management consultant? There are many core skills needed at the entry-level in the management consulting industry to make it big and grow quickly and successfully in the most hyper-competitive work culture. Want to know more? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, know what are the critical skill sets and competencies required to crack it big time in management consulting.

Episode 10 - Decision making that goes behind switching industries

Thinking about changing industries? Wondering whether should be the key criteria to make this brave switch? Better Quality Roles, Salary, Location and/or Growth? How do you ensure that when you make the switch, you are in the best place possible? Want to know more? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, know how to maximize your industry switch without creating disruption in your career growth story.

Episode 9 - How has the COVID-19 pandemic redefined the GM roles?

Many have wondered how the general management (GM) roles would change during the COVID-19 pandemic and what would be the expectations of young talent entering into these roles. Is it about just getting people settled into the WFH setup? Is it about building capacity to run a remote operational setup? Is it about just supporting the top management in this hour of crisis? Want to know more? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, know how to get a headstart in achieving excellence in GM roles during these testing times.

Episode 8 - What do you look for in a Marketing Candidate during interviews?

A question that intrigues many marketing candidates before the interview, this question may force even experiences professionals to think. Since marketing is an ever-evolving domain, you need to showcase the exact skills your prospective employers are looking for. Want to know what those criteria are? In this episode of Industry Expert Talks, know what do employers look for in a marketing candidate during the interview.

Episode 7 - Why should one go for FMCG Industry? (Part 2)

FMCG is one of the most exciting industries to work in. With opportunities to have a global career, this sector is one of the most stable ones when the economy starts dipping. It's a dynamic and continually growing sector that is constantly demanding diverse, dynamic, and street-smart individuals. Let's hear from our industry experts why you should choose the FMCG industry. Presenting you yet another episode of Industry Expert Talks!

Episode 6 - Why should one go for FMCG Industry? (Part 1)

FMCG is one of the most exciting industries to work in. With opportunities to have a global career, this sector is one of the most stable ones when the economy starts dipping. It's a dynamic and continually growing sector that is constantly demanding diverse, dynamic, and street-smart individuals. Let's hear from our industry experts why you should choose the FMCG industry. Presenting you yet another episode of Industry Expert Talks!

Episode 5 - What do you look for in a candidate interviewing for FMCG?

Being a fast-moving and relatively stable sector among others, FMCG is one of the top choices of candidates when it comes to choosing an industry. But do you know what they are looking for you as a candidate for the FMCG sector? Let's hear from our high-functioning Industry Experts what it takes to qualify as a candidate interviewing for the FMCG sector, in yet another exhilarating episode of Industry Expert Talks!

Episode 4 - Career Clarity Pt. 2

A subject that haunts most of the college goers and even seasoned professionals. Let's hear from our industry experts what their corporate experience says about Career Clarity. Presenting you yet another exhilarating episode of Industry Expert Talks!

Episode 3 - Career Clarity Pt. 1

A subject that haunts most college-goers and even seasoned professionals. Let's hear from our industry experts what their corporate experience says about Career Clarity. Presenting you yet another exhilarating episode of Industry Expert Talks!

Episode 2 - Why should I do an MBA?

Our Industry Experts share their experience on why you should do an MBA! Stay tuned and subscribe to MBAtrek to keep getting the most refreshing, honest and incisive guidance and career gyaan from our high performing Industry Experts who are making it big in the corporate world in the field of sales, marketing and other domains.

Episode 1 - Sales is the Road to Marketing

Wise words from our charismatic, talented and free-spirited industry expert, Richa Phogat. Stay tuned and subscribe to MBAtrek to keep getting the most refreshing, honest and incisive guidance and career gyaan from our high performing Industry Experts who are making it big in the corporate world in the field of sales, marketing and other domains.

Building a Career in Analytics - Overview, Growth Opportunities and Exit Options

Thinking about building a career in Analytics - AI, ML, Deep Learning, Big Data? Sounds Familiar? Wondering about how do you crack those coveted analytics roles on campus, the career growth opportunities, and potential exit options moving out from analytics consulting? Take a deep dive into the world of analytics with a stalwart of the industry - Mr. Akshay Agarwal, Associate Director, Axtria Inc., Ex-Absolutdata, Google |MBA- IMT-Ghaziabad | BTech-GGSIPU

Consulting Masterclass Series - Workshop 2 - Consulting Career Roadmap in COVID and post-COVID times

We are pleased to announce the successful completion of our second Consulting Masterclass on Consulting Career Roadmap. We hope all the key points were covered and all your queries were addressed clearly. Special thanks to Akash Maheshwari, Head of Business Planning & Operations, Facebook India for taking out his time and sharing significant and valuable insights with us.

Consulting Masterclass Series - Workshop 1 - Building Your Career in Consulting

We are pleased to announce the successful completion of our first Consulting Masterclass on Building Your Career in Consulting. We hope all the key points were covered and all your queries were addressed clearly. Special thanks to Pranav Obhrai, Senior Associate, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) for taking out his time and sharing significant and valuable insights with us.

Aptitude Bootcamp - Workshop 2

This Bootcamp addresses the aptitude areas that are required to crack the placement process with top employers. This workshop was conducted by Mr. Aayush Mittal who is currently working as a Product and Business Development Manager with MBAtrek. Aayush is an alumnus of IIM (Indian Insitute of Management), Kashipur, and had scored 99 percentile in his attempt of CAT 2017. He has close to three years of experience in training students for both campus placements and competitive exams. A number of his trainees have cracked companies like Amazon, Genpact, and TCS, and examinations like CAT, SNAP, IPM, DU-JAT, and SET.

Aptitude Bootcamp - Workshop 1

This Bootcamp addresses the aptitude screening tests that companies conduct as part of the placement process. The workshop discusses various tools and techniques to enhance your current level of preparation and help you improve your skill levels. This workshop was conducted by Mr. Aayush Mittal who is currently working as a Product and Business Development Manager with MBAtrek. Aayush is an alumnus of IIM (Indian Insitute of Management), Kashipur, and had scored 99 percentile in his attempt of CAT 2017. He has close to three years of experience in training students for both campus placements and competitive exams. A number of his trainees have cracked companies like Amazon, Genpact, and TCS, and examinations like CAT, SNAP, IPM, DU-JAT, and SET.

GradXplore Bootcamp - Workshop 2

In this second part of the GradXplore workshops, we guide college-going students with key aspects of their career roadmap: 1. What to do next after Graduation and plan your career journey? 2. Which profiles make sense for you, and career journey for each profile? 3. How to ace your 'Dream Job'? 4. How to get your LinkedIn, Resume, Cover Letter & Interview to Industry Standards? This workshop was conducted by Ms. Ayushi Gupta who is currently working as National Sales and BD Head with MBAtrek. Ayushi has experience in Sales. Marketing, Product Management, Strategic Start-up building, and Career Consulting. She has trained and mentored more than 1,500 students from multiple top institutes of India - IIT Kanpur, IIT Indore, IIM Kashipur, IIM Udaipur, IIM Ranchi, IIT Roorkee, XIMB Bhubaneshwar, etc.

GradXplore Bootcamp - Workshop 1

This workshop helps college-going students understand what to do after graduation and plan their careers and provides toolkits to help develop a career roadmap for themselves. This workshop was conducted by Ms. Ayushi Gupta who is currently working as National Sales and BD Head with MBAtrek. Ayushi has experience in Sales. Marketing, Product Management, Strategic Start-up building, and Career Consulting. She has trained and mentored more than 1,500 students from multiple top institutes of India - IIT Kanpur, IIT Indore, IIM Kashipur, IIM Udaipur, IIM Ranchi, IIT Roorkee, XIMB Bhubaneshwar, etc.

MBA Readiness - Workshop 1

This workshop addresses key questions that many graduating students and young professionals will have around how to maximize their first year of MBA and get their career on the acceleration path especially with the threat of COVID-19 looming over the economy and the job market. The workshop is conducted by a diverse set of members of Team MBAtrek, who hail from these best HR, Management, and Business Schools in the country, including top B-Schools such as IIMs, XIMB, IITs, Amity, DSE etc.

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