Career

Infosys to Hire 200 New MBAs

By - Feb 26, 08:36 AM   Comments [0]

According to an article in The Economic Times, Infosys hasn’t hired MBA talent for four years now, but currently plans on changing that by hiring at least 200 MBAs from top b-schools around the world, in an effort to beef up its business consulting practice....

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Goal Setting as an Entrepreneur

By - Feb 17, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

I always ask my clients to state their long and short-term goals for me on our first meeting. Eighty percent of the time I hear the response, “I want to be an entrepreneur.” So I begin to peel away at the onion. • What problem is...

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Top MBA Programs for Entrepreneurs

By - Feb 5, 14:16 PM   Comments [0]

B-schools are always touting their entrepreneurial offerings, programs, and placement, so when we examined the employment reports of U.S. News' top 25 business schools to see which schools send the most graduates into entrepreneurship, we were surprised to find that only thirteen programs provide this...

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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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