The Touch MBA Admissions Podcast
About This Show
Get an inside look at how top business schools assess candidates. Interviews with Admissions Directors & students from the world's top ranked MBA programs. Strategies and tips on how to craft a successful application. Straight talk on how to find and get into your target MBA programs.
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#101 Are Business School Students Career Ready? with Jeff Kavanaugh
1 day ago
With 200,000 MBAs graduating each year, are business schools preparing "career ready" employees?In a sweeping survey of 10,000 recruiters, 3,000 business school students (both MBAs and undergraduates), and 500 business school career center leaders, Jeff Kavanaugh found that all three constituencies had different perceptions of what’s important and where they stand.Darren and Jeff discuss the 4 main skills recruiters are looking for, where business school graduates are perceived as falling short, and what you can do to boost your employability. Jeff also shares what competencies consulting firms are looking for from MBAs, and what non-consultants can do to break into the industry.About Our GuestJeff Kavanaugh is a Senior Partner at Infosys Consulting, where he heads North American recruiting at the undergraduate and graduate level. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas Dallas, where he teaches Developing Customer Insights, a course focused on critical and creative thinking. Jeff got his Bachelors from Notre Dame and MBA from the University of North Texas.
Rated 5 out of
Soh King Lin
Helps me understand MBA admissions perspective
Listening to multiple interviews with Admissions Directors has helped me understand what they are really looking for and how I can improve my application. A good complement to attending MB infosessions.
Date published: 2015-06-10