Posted on November 14, 2012 by GMAC
There are as many MBA career transition possibilities as there are MBAs. Two people at the same business school, from the same industry, graduating in the same year may go on to do very different things, with their MBA helping them in different ways.
Whether you’re looking to set up a business, switch to a sector that really excites you, find opportunities in those much-talked-about emerging markets, or return to your previous firm with new responsibilities, pursuing an MBA or other graduate business degree can be the defining turning point in your professional life. (more…)
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Posted on January 23, 2012 by GMAC
Who better to give you the inside track on job hunting and career advancement than b-school alumni? Whether from the class of 2011 or 2001, alumni know: The job search and planning for career advancement begin the moment you first set foot in a classroom.
Take this on the authority of nearly a thousand global alumni from across graduate management programs in the class of 2011 who recently shared details about their job search expectations, strategies, and outcomes in securing that first job out of graduate business school. The good news is that 86% of last year’s grads had jobs when surveyed shortly after they left campus—an outcome that required many hours of searching, networking, out-of-the-box thinking, and advance planning on the part of those grads. The extent of job search efforts varied, of course: Details like the degree program completed, the industry and size of the company where they sought work, the job level applied for—entry or senior—and often the amount of past work experience were often dependent.
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