Are MBA students forced out of the placements process? If yes, why? How credible are the recruitment figures in the placement reports that business schools publish on their websites? How do business schools, including top-ranked IIMs, manipulate placement reports? Do placement reports outright lie to you? Why is it that the placement committee gets the best jobs on campus, and is it worth joining this committee? To find out insider information about the reality of IIM placements, we brought in an IIM insider who, in a series of tell-all videos, explains the unfiltered truth of the b-school placements process.
How B-Schools Manipulate Placement Reports | Reality of IIM Placements Revealed By An IIM Graduate
B-school placement reports are, indubitably, amongst the most influential factors in deciding whether or not an institute is worth joining. A placement report is a gateway to understanding what kind of money you can expect to make after graduation, and what the return on investment of your MBA will be when you take up your first job. Placement reports are also a sales pitch for b-schools to invite more recruiters on campus, and attract a greater volume of applicants for admission. To this end, institutes are known to employ methods to spruce up their placement reports to look grander than what they really are. So what methods are these? How do institutes 'inflate' their placement reports? How should you read a placement report, and is there any b-school in India that is completely transparent about their placements?
In this tell-all video, a graduate from a top IIM reveals exactly how business schools manipulate placement reports, and why you should take the information in these reports with a pinch of salt. If you want to know the reality of placements at business schools, this video is a must-watch for you.
Do B-School Placement Reports Lie To You? Inside Information That No One Will Tell You
One of the key reasons for pursuing an MBA from a top-ranked business school is the promise of a well-paying job in a desirable domain, sector, or company. So how do you find out the likeliness of getting a good salary and a sought-after job after MBA? By reading a b-school's placement report, of course. But are these reports reliable? Can these reports be trusted blindly? Over the last few years, many opinions have come up on how MBA institutes - including top IIMs - manipulate placement reports by using tactics to inflate salary data and other recruitment related information.
So, what tactics are these? When reading a placement report, what should you be wary of? In this tell-all video, we get inside information from ex-placement committee members of top institutes on how business schools manipulate what they show on placement reports.
Are Students Forced Out Of The Placement Process At IIMs? Placement Truths Revealed By IIM Alumnus
When you read a placement report of a reputed management institute, often, the report will list out the number of students opting out of the placements process. This is an odd occurrence given that placements are the primary reason why so many individuals want to do an MBA in the first place. So the question arises: why are these students opting out of the placements process? Are they opting out or are they being forced to opt out for reasons unmentioned in the placement report? In this video, an IIM Kozhikode alumnus explains five reasons why MBA students opt out of placements at b-school.
Why Placement Committee Members Get The Best Jobs On Campus
The Placement Committee, or Placecomm, is one of the most coveted committees on a business school campus. Despite all the hate that Placecommers may get, at b-school, this is one of the most sought-after committees to join. So why is that? What are the advantages that come with joining the Placement Committee? Is it true that Placecommers get the best jobs on campus? If yes, why is that? How do Placecommers have an edge over others during the b-school placement process? And what are the cons of joining the placement committee?
In this video, an IIM Kozhikode alumnus who has also been to business schools for recruitment explains why it can be in your favor to join the Placement Committee at b-schools, and how it can land you your dream job on campus!
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