Career

MBA Project Search: Matchmaking for MBAs and Businesses

By - Jan 23, 14:27 PM   Comments [0]

You got into b-school, graduated, and now you’ve got to pay back those loans. Enter Dan Mullaney, a McDonough grad and founder of MBA Project Search. Listen to the full recording of the show to learn about MBA Project Search, its origins, how it functions today,...

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How to Create an Effective Post-MBA Career Strategy NOW

By - Jan 5, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

Did you know that much of the foundation for securing a job post-MBA is laid even before you step foot into business school? Learn how to jumpstart your career search when you view Career Strategy for MBA Applicants: What You Need to Know...and Do...Before You Arrive...

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2014 Hiring Outlook Looking Good

By - Dec 22, 13:24 PM   Comments [0]

The most recent GMAC press release shared new data from the company’s Year-End Poll of Employers, including the following highlights: • 72% of employers polled plan to hire b-school graduates, up slightly from this past year’s 71%. • 87% plan on hiring direct-from-industry hires in 2014, up...

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Which Schools are Good for PE/VC and VC-Backed Entrepreneurship

By - Dec 12, 13:25 PM   Comments [0]

Admit it: You love the ring of ‘venture capital’ and ‘private equity.’ Enter Pitchbook, the ultimate resource for those looking for a future in PE/VC (and those looking for VCs to fund their futures). Listen to the full recording of our conversation with Andy White, Senior Research...

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Jobs in Finance Will Take a Hit, Says New Recruiting Trends Report

By - Dec 4, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

The job outlook for 2014 MBAs keen on working in the financial sector is worrisome, according to Michigan State University's new survey of 6,500 employers---the largest of its kind conducted in the United States for the college labor market. Phil Gardner, an economist and director of...

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Wharton Dean Says ‘Change is Good’

By - Nov 28, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

Like many top MBA programs, University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has seen a shift in the career focus of its students. Until just a few years ago, a quarter of Wharton MBAs went to work in investment banking. That figure is closer to 13% of...

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Strong Employment Rates Reported for 2013 MBA Grads

By - Nov 27, 05:09 AM   Comments [1]

In a September poll of the job market conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council, 90% of the MBA Class of 2013 indicated they were employed. GMAC reports this figure is six percentage points above the 2009 employment rate, but down a tick from the...

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Fewer MBAs Heading to Wall Street

By - Nov 25, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

According to initial employment statistics from Harvard Business School's Class of 2013 MBAs, a record low of 27% headed to the financial services sector after graduation. A recent CNBC article notes that for Ivy League Grads, Wall Sreet is so Last Season, and a...

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Positive Employment Feedback from B-School Class of 2013

By - Nov 24, 14:50 PM   Comments [0]

In September, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) polled graduates in the b-school class of 2013 and found overall success when it came to finding jobs and valuing their degrees. Here are some highlights from the Global Management Education Graduate Survey: • 90% of 2013 graduates...

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Stanford GSB’s Huge Payouts

By - Nov 21, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford’s class of 2013 employment report reveals some serious success for recent GSB graduates with a reported median base salary of $125,000. While this amount is unchanged from last year, the big increase occurs at the bonus level with median signing bonuses and guaranteed bonuses...

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