This summary report, which is an abbreviated version of the comprehensive report for participants, provides the results of the GMAC poll of employers conducted from November 2 to November 16, 2011. Aggregated data from the study is presented to summarize actual hiring outcomes for 2011 and preview 2012 hiring plans for six candidate types, from MBA to other master-level business school graduates. The poll garnered responses from 229 employers at 216 companies worldwide.
- There was a noticeable increase in companies planning to hire recently graduated
management talent in 2012.
- Nearly a third (32%) of companies planning to hire MBAs in 2012 expected to increase the annual
base salary of these hires compared with 2011.