The Relish Connect Virtual Conference (https://www.relishconnect.com/) took place online from September 16-18 and attracted thousands of candidates, 18 school sponsors, and nearly two dozen participating employers. Designed to help drive candidate-employer engagement amid the new virtual recruiting environment, the conference was a big success for all stakeholders: Attendance and Reach: Total Candidate Registrants: 4,707 Total Schools...Continue reading
by. Tharun Boggala, UCLA School of Management, Class of 2022Connect on Linkedin Little did I know then that my own tweet would perfectly sum up my MBA application journey. 2015-16 (Application Cycle 1) I had just switched jobs within the automobile industry after working for 3 years out of college, only to realize that I...
Each year, we survey our candidate user base to learn more about their recruiting experiences and share some of the insights we’ve learned with our audience here. The 2019-2020 recruiting season was one of the most unusual in our survey’s history, with the COVID-19 pandemic causing massive disruption of normal recruiting processes and creating an...Continue reading
Last month, we published an article on Virtual Recruiting: Candidate Best Practices and COVID-19: Virtual Recruiting. In light of recent rises of work-from-home policies and transitions to online education for those pursing degrees, we’ve received interest in an overview on – what constitutes a virtual recruiting event and how to prepare for them. This article...Continue reading
Virtual recruiting – or the process of finding, applying, and interviewing for jobs through online digital platforms – has been an increasingly valuable supplement to in-person, on-campus recruiting activities over the last several years. But with the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak causing shelter-in-place orders and mass event cancellations, virtual recruiting has quickly become the only feasible...
Nearly 120,000 international students enrolled in American universities for graduate studies in 2018-19, according to the Institute of International Education, joining another 250,000 international students already engaged in studies. For many, if not most, this experience can be filled with both excitement at the prospect of earning their degree at a highly regarded international institution, and...Continue reading
Should you go to the NBMBAA Conference? While the National Black MBA Associate (NBMBAA) does offer a FAQs page, the answers provide little insight on whether you should actually attend the Career Fair that typically takes place the last week in September every year. So, here is some guidance. Who can attend the conference? While...Continue reading
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
We recently conducted our annual candidate survey, in which we ask our user base about their experience with the campus recruiting process. Their responses provide insight into the personal experience of MBA recruiting, and we use this feedback to improve the user experience on our platform and to prioritize the development of new software functionality....Continue reading
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.