In its annual survey of corporate recruiters, GMAC found that employers planned to hire 18 percent more graduating MBAs or other graduate business students this year over last. In contrast, hires among candidates with only an undergraduate education were projected to fall.
Employers also planned to boost their hiring of other graduate school students as well as of candidates with experience direct from industry, but not by as much as business school grads. And according to Job Outlook 2007, an annual report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, more than half the employers (56 percent) that planned to hire candidates with master’s degrees in the past year had their sights set on MBAs.
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