Like many professionals, it can be easy to get into the unhealthy habit of eating lunch at your desk and never seeing sunlight. You might think responding to emails or powering through an important report during your lunch break will help you get ahead, and it will in the short term. But by doing so, you’re denying yourself the chance to relax and recharge, and that can affect your afternoon productivity. Read more →
When students choose the Australian Institute of Business (AIB) for their business degree, they join a global network of over 16,000 students, alumni, academics and industry experts from over 90 countries. The AIB reputation is recognised on a global scale, ensuring that students can achieve real results no matter where in the world their career takes them.
To help paint an up-to-date picture of alumni demographics, achievements and sentiments, we undertook an extensive survey of MBA alumni this year. The survey found that students and graduates are spread across all age groups, career stages and industries. To learn more about the diversity of the AIB alumni community, read on.
We’re excited to announce that Olivier Legrand, Managing Director for LinkedIn Asia Pacific, has partnered with AIB as an Industry Guest Lecturer. With over a decade of experience in leadership, marketing and business development, he will be enriching AIB’s Leadership and Marketing Management subjects through his practical insights and knowledge across a range of industries. Read more →
Okay, so you’ve made it to the lofty heights of supreme ruler of the HR universe in your business. You’ve done your time and you’re finally in a position of power. The air is thinner, the policies are yours to command and decisions about hiring and firing or disciplinary action lie at your feet. The business looks to you to take command when there’s a performance or conduct issue – and you’ve got a policy for everything. Even a policy on how to write and approve a policy – you’ve finally made it. As you contemplate your supreme dynasty, it’s time to ask yourself a very quick question. Only answer this honestly – Are you the HR police or an HR promoter? Go on, put your hand up and give me an answer. Read more →
If you’re running a business, considering your own startup, or just want your organisation to thrive, you’ll have a vested interest in knowing the details of the latest Federal Budget. Handed down on May 9, 2017, the budget contains a number of measures slated to kick in in the coming financial year. The proposed measures are yet to be passed in Parliament and may not all survive in their current form. Read more →
As technology continues to advance, it’s only natural that everything else follows. We’ve seen both the good and the bad in recent times, from replacing jobs once considered essential, to providing us with revolutionary tools to achieve what was previously unimaginable. Read more →
As the Chief Economist for the NSW Treasury Corporation (TCorp), Brian Redican provides economic and financial market research to both internal teams and external clients to assist their management of around $70 billion in assets and an equivalent debt portfolio. Widely recognised as one of Australia’s leading economics and policy commentators, Brian will now be sharing his insights into Australia’s economic future with AIB finance students as an Industry Guest Lecturer. Read more →
Whether you’re overseas on a business trip, or on the daily commute to work, travel can be an excellent time to catch up on study. Most business school students continue to work full-time during their degrees, so it’s important to use any spare time efficiently when on the road. Travel provides a unique study opportunity, often involving some much-needed peace and quiet. While it can take some adjusting to, students can be very productive when travelling if they are self-disciplined and equipped with the necessary materials. If you’d like to get more out of your travel time, consider the below five tips.
If you’re seeking a new job or are open to opportunities, you can’t afford not to use LinkedIn as one of your most important tools. A huge 93% of recruiters use LinkedIn to find talent, vet applicants and fill roles. In similar research, 77% of people said that LinkedIn is a critical step in researching companies, positions and employees before deciding whether to put an application together. It’s clear that the platform is a powerful tool if you use it right. Read more →
The Australian Institute of Business (AIB) has recently released the results of their 2017 Alumni Insights Survey, painting a picture of the school’s past students’ profiles and outcomes. The report details everything from alumni demographics, to career outcomes and key takeaways thanks to the MBA.