Johann Matthai has a long list of premier institutions in his CV. From St. Stephen's College to MICA to HEC Paris and Cornell, his resume shines brightly. He is currently working as a Manager in Customer Strategy at Monitor Deloitte. One very interesting thing to note about Johann is that he graduated from MICA in the midst of an economic crisis. The world saw a financial crash in the year 2007-8, and while the world was recovering, students graduating in 2008 and 2009 were faced with a very difficult situation. Many placements were affected, which in turn had an impact on their careers. How do you deal with such a reality? With the world currently battling a pandemic, experts predict a similar financial slowdown. If you are a student who is worried about what's in store for you in the future, and how you should prepare for it, this video is for you!
This is part 1 of Johann Mattahi's full interview.
Watch Part 2 here: - My Experience At HEC Paris, Cornell | Johann M, Monitor Deloitte, GMAT 770
Watch Part 3 here: - Not Everyone Who Does An MBA Is Successful Ft. Johann M, Monitor Deloitte
This is a new series of talks that we are doing amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the lockdowns and the curfews, we are making all the efforts to ensure that you keep getting insightful and relevant content. So sit back and make the most of your social distancing with this episode of ‘Konversations in Quarantine'!
1. You have to recalibrate your expectations of what ‘the perfect job' is. This is especially important during an economic crisis. It is likely you will not get your desired role, and you have to not let it affect you.
2. The MBA race isn't a race, but a marathon. Even if you slow down now, it doesn't mean you've lost.
3. During placements, you're put in a pool with people who have experiences ranging from 2 to 9 years, and you're all fighting for the same role.
4. You have to be thick-skinned to work without any anxieties and reservations. It'll make you a more efficient professional.
5. You can add value to your organization despite the experience you bring to the table. Always remember that when working, and put in your best effort.
6. Work can become a family.
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