Networking 101

<<Previous: Telling Your Story Networking is one of the most important parts of the MBA job search. In fact, it’s estimated that over 70% of jobs are found through networking, not through postings! While the degree of networking varies some by company and industry, effectively getting the word out about yourself and actively listening and

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Telling Your Story

<<Previous: Thinking Like a Recruiter So far we’ve been talking about how to best set yourself up to target the right companies. You’ve researched what industries are a good fit for you based on some serious self-reflection and have a sense of what your top two or three roles to focus on will be. After

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Thinking Like a Recruiter

<<Previous: Building a Target List Before you get wrapped up in the nitty-gritty of recruiting let’s take a moment to explore what MBA recruiters are looking for. While a big part of the answer is they’re looking for a certain number of years of relevant experience, specific skills and maybe a threshold GPA or GMAT

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Building a Target List

<<Previous: Getting Started What Matters to You? Too many times we’ve seen students get caught up in recruiting for companies or roles they’re not a good fit for, leading to their not receiving any offers and having to start over from square or starting a job they’re miserable in. Obviously you’re a smart cookie and

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Getting Started

<<Previous: Welcome to the MBA Recruiting User Guide We’ve seen that the most successful candidates are the ones that start their job search the earliest (hyperlink to survey results?), so the MBA recruiting timeline begins now. You can break the process down into these main areas: Understand yourself and your value: what are your strengths, interests,

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