Graduate business school programs and their students require timely insights from employers to ensure the skillsets they focus on are in sync with current market demands. This report highlights which specific skills employers most often require of their new business school hires, and which of these specific skills employers have the most difficulty finding in the talent pool of recent business school graduates. Analysis highlights differences across world regions and industries.
The 2018 Corporate Recruiters Survey was conducted in February and March 2018 in association with career services offices at 96 participating graduate business schools worldwide. Analysis is based on responses from 1,066 employers in 42 countries worldwide who work directly with participating business schools.