Nicola is a free spirited individual with a strong personality, who is always open for new opportunities and loves meeting new people. Her passion for the hospitality industry started from the age of 16, where she worked in restaurants and B&B’s on weekends to earn pocket money.
After winning the bursary, Nicola was excited to finish Matric knowing what lay ahead of her. She enrolled at The International Hotel School this year and is currently in her first...
How to evaluate MBA programs in Washington DC
By Keegan Cassady, MBA candidate May 2013
Every year, employers seek increasingly qualified applicants trained and verse in business, making the MBA increasingly commoditized. That said, not all MBA students enter their programs for the same reasons. Some seek advancement, some enlightenment, some encouragement. MBA students come from a myriad of backgrounds, running the gamut of ethnicities and ages. There are four questions you need to yourself ask before jumping into this vital degree:
Does the program cater to my career goals?
At Mason’s MBA program, the degree is tailored not...
So strange to think that I had my last ever seminar at King’s today. So it’s an end of an era. After five years of seminars and lectures here it is hard to believe that I will never be present at one again. Even if I do a PhD here I will not be attending classes but having supervisions.After the class a few of us had lunch together to celebrate. ...
Running an events company seems like a glamorous career, but do you know what it’s actually all about and what it entails?
Events management, also called events planning, can be described as project managing events like festivals, concerts, parties, and launches.
The services of event planners are required by a wide range of people and organisations; from private individuals, to corporations, government departments, and NGOs.
What skills do you need to become an event planner?
Thinking about career in event planning? Not everyone is suited to being an event planner. A good event manager has the following personality attributes:A genuine passion for the hospitality...
MBA Recommendations: What’s the Best Approach?
A recent post by mbaMission over at the GMAT Club, “Make Sure Recommendations are Personal,” reinforces the concept that applicants must put time into understanding the commitment level of those who are writing them MBA recommendations. They encourage you to make sure that your recommenders are not writing a single, standard letter to send to all schools.
With this type of standard letter, they say, “your recommender is not really helping you—in fact, this kind of approach could actually hurt you!”
They go as far to say, “If you cannot convince your recommender to write...
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