Business Schools Get Creative with Non-Campus Recruiting


Getting creative with non-campus recruiting

When Elatia Abate, global director of recruitment and strategy for Anheuser-Busch InBev, began scouting M.B.A. hires from the class of 2009 in earnest, she visited a handful of schools the beer maker considered to have the brightest graduates. But the schools that didn’t make Ms. Abate’s list for campus visits were still vying for her attention. If Ms. Abate couldn’t come on campus, the schools’ career counselors said, would she interview students via video?


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Military Meets Recruiting Goal – First Time In 35 Years


For the first time in more than 35 years, the U.S. military has met all of its annual recruiting goals, as hundreds of thousands of young people have enlisted despite the near-certainty that they will go to war.  The Pentagon, which made the announcement Tuesday, said the economic downturn and rising joblessness, as well as bonuses and other factors, had led more qualified youths to enlist.