News: Slowdown scares executives away from IIMs; firms still prefer freshers

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Slowdown scares executives away from IIMs; firms still prefer freshers

A two-year mid-career IIM MBA, once keenly desired for its ability to catapult careers, is now turning into a scary option as executives worry the persistent economic slowdown will ruin the job market, Economic Times reported.

A two-year mid-career IIM MBA, once keenly desired for its ability to catapult careers, is now turning into a scary option as executives worry the persistent economic slowdown will ruin the job market, Economic Times reported.

Only 219 executives with at least three years work experience have quit their jobs to sign up for such an MBA at six IIMs that ET spoke to for this story. Last year, 351 students had signed on for similar MBAs — that's a decline of 37% this year.

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