51.4: that’s the average number of hours worked per week by recent MBA graduates, according to data from the RelishCareers platform. But how does that number, aggregated from thousands of MBA alumni working at hundreds of firms, vary by industry? We took a deeper look at the data to help shed some light on that...Continue reading
Average Working Week by Business School Tier
Three years ago, TransparentCareer (now part of the Relish network) reported that during the first post-graduation year, the average weekly hours for business students is approximately 54. This number, however, fluctuates depending on the industry and/or company. For example, 60-hour work weeks are the norm in Consulting, with the giant McKinsey & Company averaging 75...Continue reading
Top Consulting Firms for MBA Graduates
Consulting is one of the most popular industry targets for incoming MBAs, and consultancies as a group will hire up to 30% of MBA graduates from top programs in the coming year. Given the popularity, we were curious to see how different employers ranked in terms of compensation, satisfaction, and hiring volume. Using data reported...Continue reading
Maximize Your Chances for a Management Consulting Career
By Stephanie Horn (Managing Consultant) and Matt Strickler (Senior Advisor), Consulting Career Academy at The MBA Exchange This fall, thousands of new MBA students will arrive on campus, excited to begin the next phase of their lives. Many individuals attend business school primarily to switch to a new career path. Furthermore, over 30% of incoming...Continue reading
Video Series Episode 1: Choosing the Right Industries to Recruit for
Sarah answers questions from an incoming student at Wharton with 5 years of experience in strategy consulting. She majored in economics in college and is interested in investment banking, private equity & tech.
The Most Popular Industries For MBA Applicants—Consulting, Finance, Technology, And More
MBA News & Around the Web Blog – #67 Each week we rifle through the world wide web to bring you news, blog posts and any other information we find relevant. Below you will find a few useful, interesting, or otherwise relevant links from around the world of career exploration, talent acquisition, and more. Got...
MBAs Increasingly Turning To Jobs In Tech
MBA News & Around the Web Blog – #50 Each week we rifle through the world wide web to bring you news, blog posts and any other information we find relevant. Below you will find a few useful, interesting, or otherwise relevant links from around the world of career exploration, talent acquisition, and more. Got...