How To: Market Research

Function vs. Industry: What’s the difference?

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Many students often confuse the differences between job function and job industry. We know that the ability to differentiate between the two is instrumental in targeting your search as well as positioning yourself in the market. 

A job function refers …

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Career Management: It’s more than resumes and interviews!

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We know that too many students think that the work of finding a job out of business school is simply about writing resumes and hoping to land interviews. We also know that the process can be overwhelming and feel like …

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Identify your destination before you start driving

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When you made the decision to earn a business degree, you may have only had a general idea of the type of opportunities that existed in your field of study. We know you have limited time and resources, and our …

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Market Research: The next step to clarify your career goal

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Managing a lifelong career and finding your first role out of business school is a complicated task.  Breaking it down into the same steps you would follow to take a product to market can help make it more manageable and …

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Not sure where to start your career? CandidCareer makes it easy!

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As a business student, it is important to identify early what function and industry you want to work in, in order to allow yourself time to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to compete for these roles. We know that …

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The secret ingredient that will help you thrive in your working life

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In simplified terms, culture is the secret ingredient that refers to the values and behaviors that guide decisions and activities in the work environment. Culture can vary by company, industry, function, and role. Your work as a student at …

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Picked your Major? Now what?

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Deciding on a major can be a stressful process but now that you have made your decision (congrats!), you’ll want to dig deeper to find the answers to the following questions:
What are the most common roles recent-graduates from my …

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How to be effective at on-campus events

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If you are currently pursuing an internship or full-time job search, you need to know how to best prepare and engage employers at these events for W. P. Carey Students. There are a variety of events that make up on-campus …

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Top candidates know the companies they are targeting: The power of career research

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Conducting thoughtful research on companies allows you to develop yourself as a strong candidate throughout all parts of the career process:  from identifying target companies to preparing yourself to show as informed, passionate and deeply interested in the companies you …

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Want to impress employers? Do some research!

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Career events where you get to meet employers is a unique opportunity you have within business school.  But for some, it can be intimidating.  How do you do it confidently?  The answer is simple: research.  

Research is a critical step …

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