(An XLer on Xchange Series by Madhumita – Read previous posts here) November began with Barrack Obama winning the presidential elections and the terrors of Hurricane Sandy still fresh in the minds of Americans. Luckily for me, Sandy did not really hit Charlottesville. It just caused temperatures to drop and cloudy skies to prevail. However, we
The 34th edition of MAXI Fair, one of the biggest and most respected marketing events in the B-school circuit, was officially inaugurated by Rahul Bose at XLRI Jamshedpur. The 2-day marketing extravaganza, conducted by the Marketing Association of XLRI (MAXI) boasts of a rich legacy of over 3 decades and attracts an audience of over
For the first time ever, The Marketing Association of XLRI (MAXI) conducted the event, “Blockbuster” which covered all the aspects of film promotion. This one of a kind marketing extravaganza was held in association with media conglomerate Viacom 18, which has to its credit mega- hits like Gangs of Wasseypur, Jab We Met and Ghajini.
An XLer on Xchange – Madhumita’s Diary – October : MIT, Harvard, Times Square, Durga Puja and Halloween!
I have to begin by mentioning that by the time October arrived I was feeling pretty much at home in the US & “kicking ass” in Darden in terms of class participation. My professors loved me & fall weather had arrived & so life seemed all perfect through my rose tinted glasses. The moments I
Given the various emails and comments after our post on the IIM Lucknow Summer Placements, we have decided not to give any team opinion on any placement report we publish. This has been decided to ensure we come across as neutral and are not influencing the reader. The facts should allow the reader to make his/her
Visit this page to track the summer internship recruiting trends across top business schools in India. 30th December 2012: It is a touch late but very comprehensive. IIM Calcutta reports in detail here – Summer Placements : IIM Calcutta 2012-14 2 more reports to go. Both likely to be unverified. 11th December 2012: Report from
(An XLer on Xchange Series by Madhumita – Read other posts here) The physical beauty of Darden always takes me by surprise & it was no different on my first day there. The magnificent architecture & the pristine atmosphere made me feel as though I was in a dream. Everyone was so friendly & courteous that
MAXI (Marketing Association at XLRI) has just concluded one of the biggest event, that it has conducted over its history. Several milestones have been achieved by MAXI and XLRI during this event. One of the entries for the event also got re-twitted by Mr Shashi Tharoor. The world has modernized but still not devoid of taboos. There
“Marry someone who is accommodating and aware of the perils of your job” – Interview with Aditi Shukla Tara – Investment Banker
Aditi Shukla Tara has a very candid conversation with Kala Krishnan about investment banking, work-life balance and the recruitment situation in the industry. Aditi Shukla Tara is an investment banker with a global M&A advisory firm. She is an alumna of XLRI Jamshedpur (Class of 2011) and Delhi College of Engineering (Class of 2007). She has
KSHITIJ 2012, a flagship event of CII Yi team of XLRI, has now evolved as a platform that provides unique opportunity to school children of Jamshedpur to showcase their cultural skills. The way this event is different from other event of the city is that it brings in children from all strata of the society