MBA recruiters pay big bucks for new grads—talent-—from B-school: $125,000 on average at Stanford, $120,000 at Wharton and Harvard, and that doesn’t even include the signing bonus or other goodies.
They have high expectations, and a few we’ve talked to are disappointed. While most MBAs from top business schools graduate with a commendable set of skills, say recruiters, there’s always room for improvement. “The basics are not enough anymore,” says Larry Boyd, director of U.S. strategic marketing at GE Healthcare (GE) in Laurel, Md. “The bar is raised.”
Here are some of the skills and attributes that recruiters say B-school grads desperately need—and may not be getting from their MBA programs:
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