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# How Do B-schools look at candidates with family business exp

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22 Feb 2013, 22:37
Hi All,

Does the size of business matter a lot ? Working for MNCs vs Managing family business....??
Any insight on this would be appreciated.

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The biggest problem we have seen with candidates coming from family businesses is obtaining credible references. In short, you should never have a family member write your recommendation. It carries little to no weight.

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