Many fresh graduates are unaware that the jobs postings in newspapers or employment websites are only the tip of the iceberg when compared to all the actual career opportunities available on the market.
Oftentimes, the advertised jobs attract dozens or even hundreds of interested candidates. Tracking down a position that is unadvertised or doesn’t yet exist is therefore worthwhile because one will face a lot less competition.
In this video, a team of students are discovering the golden opportunity of their lives.
Does their story inspire you to find your own future dream job?
In this video, a student, Jacob comes up with a brilliant idea to compile over hundreds of highly relevant citations for his reference list in just under an hour. Without this shortcut, Jacob might have spent a week tidying up his references before submitting his paper. Do you want to learn how Jacob so painlessly created the reference list? Watch the video below and see what Jacob ends up doing after he meets with Prof. Ian, his co-supervisor of the research project.
Most successful people are able to perceive the world around them differently, looking creatively at organisations and systems. They uncover hidden patterns and possibilities that allow them to discover new insights and new ways of doing things. In this video, most of the teammates regard its completion as the end of a journey, there is one student who spots an opportunity to do more.
In this video, Dr Robert Wright, a multi-award winning teacher and researcher at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, shares his views on the various aspects of information seeking:
Inspiration -- Where does he get inspiration for research?
Selecting info -- How does he select appropriate information for his research projects?
Evaluating info -- What criteria help him evaluate the quality of a research article?
Top tips -- What tips does he have for his students to help them read and understand an academic journal article?
In this video, Dr Charles Lam shares his views on how to deals with information at various stages of the investment deal. In his sharing, he covers 4 stages of the investment deal. In completing a deal -- What are the major steps involved in completing a real estate investment deal? In making decisions about real estate -- Which business information will inform his decision-making? In validating information -- What mechanism does he use to validate the information sources and data? In spotting bad information -- How does he spot out biased or even fraudulent information?
In this video, Ms Huang, industry analyst from Bloomberg Intelligence, shares her views on how to deals with information at various stages of research namely:
At the start -- What information does Margaret seek to kick-start research into an industry theme?
During the search -- How does she determine the reliability of her data sources?
During the search -- What major challenges does she face when dealing with business information?
At the end -- What makes her industry research valuable to investors?
In this video, a member of the team discovers a piece of surprising investment advice that she shares with her teammates. Watch the video to see the competition results and learn about the investment advice. What goes wrong?
In this video, a team of students now planning a marketing strategy for their business, and require theoretical frameworks and concepts found in the academic literature, that is, academic journal articles. They have so many questions, such as which articles are most influential and should be read first, which are the top journals in the field, and who are the prolific authors on the topic?
With power searching, you can quickly identify the many freely available, top-quality reports produced by professional bodies such as top investment banks, accounting firms, and management consultancies. In this video, a student, Christina demonstrates three advanced search tips on Google.
For most of us, research starts with a search engine like Google. Is a search engine always the best tool for getting business information? Have you experienced the frustration of not being able to find what you need online?
In this video, the students on the team are about to face some challenges as they begin their information search.