Ashley Lam shares, “Earlier in my career, I wish I had had more bravery to advocate for myself.” One manager I had said, ‘No one can read your mind on what you want and where you want to be in five years. You have to go out of your way to tell people what you want.’”
For programs at Portland State University’s School of Business, an interview is an opportunity to get to know candidates beyond their application and an opportunity for the candidates to get to know the program even better.
Each year, business graduates are looking for the perfect job to put their degrees — and skills — to good use. But it can be all too easy for a job-seeker to disregard a great opportunity just because the role or industry is unfamiliar to them. As Sen demonstrates, getting that job is all about a combination of focus, passion and hard work, and it does not stop with the job offer.
In a year where networking and extra curricular activities are limited, the 2021 ACG Cup is more valuable than ever. Competitions such as the ACG Cup offer students a unique and valuable opportunity to simulate real-world business situations and engage in real-world dilemmas in a constructive environment.