2011 Year-End Poll of Employers

2011 Employer Poll

December 01, 2011


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.

Quick Facts

  • 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.