Research Insights: September 2016 Featured Content
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To Fill Data Analytics Roles, Employers Seek More Than Just Technical Skills from B-School Grads
Survey data from corporate recruiters highlights demand for stats-savvy problem solvers and communicators.
September 15, 2016
Overall, 72 percent of employers who participated in the 2016 GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey indicated that they plan to hire recent business school graduates this year to fill data analytics positions. Results reveal that employers are looking for much more than technical skills. Read more.
Western Europe Inches Closer to U.S. in Competition for International Candidates
Survey data reveal which aspects of each study destination international candidates find appealing.
September 8, 2016
Though the results of the 2016 mba.com Prospective Students Survey show that the United States remains the preferred study destination of the majority of internationally minded candidates, the share of these candidates preferring Western Europe is trending upward. Why do candidates prefer each destination? GMAC has the data. Read more.
Hiring Managers Eye MBAs as Catalyst for Growth and Source of Innovative Thinking
Seasoned recruiters who work with b-schools also weigh past success with MBA recruits as hiring factor.
September 1, 2016
The results of a General Population Employer Survey, which GMAC conducted simultaneously with the Corporate Recruiters Survey in February and March of this year, revealed that innovative thinking, overall, was the top reason survey respondents expect to recruit MBA candidates in 2016. Read more.