In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’d like to thank all of our corporate clients and school partners for your ongoing business and support. And this year, we’d like to give thanks to all of the wonderful job-seeking MBA candidates participating in our database—we enjoy having the opportunity to work with you and we commend you for your academic and professional accomplishments.
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada. But did you know that several other places around the world observe similar celebrations? It’s true. Below is a list of countries which celebrate Thanksgiving and the number of candidates in our database who are authorized to work in each of those countries:
- United States: 52,364
- Canada: 1,703
- Germany: 511
- Grenada: …
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Veterans make great business leaders. Employers know it. As a result, veteran recruiting goals have grown exponentially over the past few years. And as more and more military veterans return home after serving our country abroad, they are heading to graduate business schools to earn their MBA.
Today, 15% of the MBA students currently at the world’s top business schools have military experience. Of the 21,295 resumes currently in our database:
- 1,046 mention the word “Military”
- 709 Army
- 439 Navy
We’ve already broken down the job functions for this year’s graduating class of MBA2s. But what about the job industry experiences and preferences?
Similar to the functional areas, most MBAs are interested and experienced in jobs in Finance. Roughly 2 out of 5 graduating MBA students have experience in the Finance industry. And almost half of them are interested in working in Finance post-graduation. This is no different from previous years. But there are some changes to the next nine industries on the list.
The top 10 industry experiences for this year’s graduating class of 2013 MBA2s are:
- 1. Finance: 38.1% of candidates selected a Finance-related industry experience
- 2. Consulting: 30.8%
- 3. High Tech: 24.9%
- 4. Not-for-Profit…
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