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Technology, consulting and real estate sees increased hiring of MBA graduates

By Silvia Castro Betancourt 0 Comments NEWS, Regional News

This article was written and published in Spanish and has been translated into English. Click here to read the original article.

In the last year alone, the number of business schools worldwide that saw a rise in demand for full-time graduates went from 53% in 2016 to 71%.

North American business schools saw a significant increase last year in the hiring of full-time and part-time MBA graduates, with respect to 2016, and the industries that most multiplied the recruitment of these professionals were those of the Technology and Consulting sectors.

According to data released last February by the organization, 71% of the surveyed high-school houses (mostly North American) saw increases in the recruitment activity for graduates of Master's programs in full-time business administration, "an increasingly significant from 53% reported the same month in 2016."

On the subject of graduates, furthermore, 51% of business schools saw more hiring activity among health companies in 2017, 46% in Consulting, 40% in Financial Services firms ,and 36% in Real Estate.

"Technology, Real Estate, and Energy showed the biggest changes with respect to the percentage of respondents that indicated an increase in 2016," the Alliance said in a statement.

Likewise, 60% of the entities consulted saw an increase in the recruitment of Technology companies in the case of part-time MBA students. This was a jump of similar magnitude compared to the 41% that reported the same in 2016.

Again in these cases, the Consulting, (35%), the Financial Services (32%), the Health (32%) and Energy (32%) companies were the top 5 of the most active employers.

Lastly, the number of business schools that saw greater opportunities for students of specialized masters in the Technology sector went from 44% to 58% last year.

This article was written and published in Spanish and has been translated into English. Click here to read the original article.

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