VineetBhatia13
Senior Manager - Talent Acquisition
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India's 1st Strategic Strengths Coach, Corporate
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Hi, myself Prerna, i did graduation in BBA(H). After that i am doing MBA in distance and my specialisation is human resource as major and marketing as minor. I had marketing specialisation in BBA also. It is difficult to get a job in HR field as i dont have any experience. I am not getting job opportunity in this field, whatever job i am getting are all in consultancy firm where i do not want to do. I want to do phd on human resource but i am not sure what will be the best option for me. I am feeling like lost. It will be helpful for me if anyone show me the right path. Should i do phd or anything else?
Hi Prerna,

In today's competitive world it is very tough to land a corporate HR position with a Distance/Executive MBA degree. Every Company today looks to hire regular MBAs because of the abundance of candidates. Hence, it will be difficult for you to land a full time company job as a fresher unless you have good references to support your credentials.

With your current education, if you are not willing to work in consultancies, then you will have to try joining a very small company, may be a local firm to start your career and then as you gain some experience and exposure start building your network to land a full-time HR job..

Now let's take a look at the other option, this is not going to be easy either. It is difficult to appear for PhD entrance with a Distance/Executive MBA. You may not be able to do it from the University of your choice. However, If you are able to get a Professor and start your PhD, your career option will be to get in to the teaching line. So, ask yourself if you are a good teacher or if teaching is something that interests you. f your answer is yes, then go for it with all your heart. There is good demand for PhDs and it sure will last for sometime.

Regards,

K

hi Prerna,
You have done MBA with distance mode that may cause this difficulties; if you really wants to do any fresher and full-time job in any reputed company then you have to pursue the MBA full-time degree from reputed institute, so if you think now also you can study again to get MBA full-time degree then go for unless the time gone.
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Hi All
Can u please suggest me SAP CRM institute with 100 per placement assusrance in delhi ncr.
what is scope of sap crm?
I am into academics,teaching IT subjects ,want to switch into industry with this course..
Is this the correct course or useful for me?

Hi Prerna,
I personally feel that if you are getting an opportunity in a consulting firm to start with, then you should take it up. Being in consulting firm, you will get good exposure on recruitment process which will help you in getting a job in corporate. Also, consulting companies put lot of efforts in training a fresher which will be beneficial for you.
Regards
Vineet

Hi
Since you wish to avoid working in a consultancy, I suggest you look at startup organizations. You will learn a lot and will build up your HR skills faster. The distance MBA which you have done may not be of much assistance in getting into a proper HR role.
All the best. Do write to me offline in case you would like to know more.
Regards,

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