Top 25 Companies to Work for Post-MBA

GoogleUniversum USA published new research on the most desirable MBA employers. The research was based on the opinions of 3,739 MBAs from 135 U.S. business schools.

The Poets & Quants article, “Most Desirable MBA Employers of 2013,” offers a nice summary of the survey. Here we’ll provide some of the highlights:

• Google came in first place (as usual) with 23.4% of respondents placed Google in their top five potential employers.
McKinsey & Co. recruits the most top MBAs per year, but came in second after Google with 16.6% of respondents placing it in their top five.
• Apple, Amazon, and Boston Consulting Group placed third, fourth, and fifth, respectively, in the running.
• Companies in the top 100 list from last year that didn’t make the cut this year include Groupon (82nd place last year), HSBC (88), Colgate-Palmolive (98), and Zynga (85).
• Newcomers to the top 100 include: Estee Lauder (54th place this year), H&M (66), GlaxoSmithKline (69), General Motors (94), and E&J Gallo (99).
• 1,622 of the responses came from women and 2,097 from men.

Top 25 Most Desirable Employers

2013 Rank & Company      2012 Rank      % of MBAs who named company in top five
  1. Google 1 23.4%
  2. McKinsey 2 16.6%
  3. Apple 3 14.8%
  4. Amazon 6 14.1%
  5. BCG 5 12.2%
  6. Bain & Co. 4 11.6%
  7. Nike 9 10.7%
  8. Walt Disney 12 10.5%
  9. Deloitte 11 9.8%
10. Goldman Sachs 7 8.5%
11. Facebook 8 7.9%
12. J.P. Morgan 10 7.5%
13. IDEO 13 7.5%
14. Microsoft 17 7.4%
15. Starbucks 20 6.1%
16. Johnson & Johnson 15 6.0%
17. Blackstone Group 14 5.9%
18. Procter & Gamble 18 5.1%
19. IBM 22 5.0%
20. General Electric 16 4.9%
21. Coca-Cola 21 4.5%
22. LVMH 24 4.4%
23. BMW Group 23 4.2%
24. 3M 37 3.9%
25. U.S. Dept. of State 30 3.8%

Source: Universum USA








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