MBA News: New York Times Reminds Employers Not to Cut Too Deep

In an article published yesterday, the New York Times (“Why Should Recession Stop the Recruiters?”) explores the employment situation on campus (again!), noting that MIT Sloan has seen a few companies delay or cancel recruiting visits and that Kellogg anticipates that some firms will ultimately rescind offers. This sobering news serves as a backdrop to a larger discussion of whether a “slash and burn” approach to headcount is the way to go. The article reminds readers of past recessions wherein employers have cut too deep and then found it quite difficult to ramp up when the economy later improved. Still, the question remains…. is anyone listening?

onTrack by mbaMission

A first-of-its-kind, on-demand MBA application experience that delivers a personalized curriculum for you and leverages interactive tools to guide you through the entire MBA application process.

Get Started!

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Deadlines

  • Columbia J-Term (Round 2)
  • Cambridge Judge (Round 1)
  • HBS (Round 1)
  • Penn Wharton (Round 1)
  • Notre Dame Mendoza (Early Decision)
  • Virginia Darden (Early Decision)
  • Michigan Ross (Round 1)
  • Columbia (Round 1)
  • INSEAD (August Intake)
  • Stanford GSB (Round 1)
  • Yale SOM (Round 1)
  • Northwestern Kellogg (Round 1)
  • Berkeley Haas (Round 1)

Click here to see the complete deadlines

2024–2025 MBA Essay Tips

Click here for the 2023–2024 MBA Essay Tips

MBA Program Updates

Explore onTrack — mbaMission’s newest offering allowing you to learn at your own pace through video. Learn more