Best Places to Launch a Career 2009

September 14, 2009. Retrieved online September 9, 2009 from Lindsey Gerdes, BusinessWeek

BusinessWeek Cover Sept 14 2009

BusinessWeek: September 14, 2009

“Graduates lucky enough to land a job may find the prospect of responsibility and rapid advancement surprisingly strong….

“Miranda Azzam’s title at Aflac’s (AFL) Columbus (Ga.) headquarters is college recruiter, but that doesn’t begin to describe what she does for the $16.6 billion insurer.”

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College of Business Notes:

  • The top four “Best Places to Start Your Career 2009” are the Big Four accounting firms: DeLoitte & Touche, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and KPMG.
  • Industries listed are Accounting, Consulting, Consumer Products, Financial Services, Hospitality, Insurance, Investment Banking, Manufacturing, Nonprofit/Government, Retail, Technology, Transportation and Utilities.
  • The majority of the “Top Degrees Among Entry-Level Hires” were labeled “Business/Economics”.



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