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GradLeaders Selects New CEO and President/COO During Growth-Oriented Recapitalization

GradLeaders is pleased to announce that Mark Quinlan and Rich Rudek have joined the company as investor-operators and will serve as CEO and President/COO, respectively. Upon the consummation of an in-process growth-oriented recapitalization, Quinlan will take on the role of Chairman as well.

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GradLeaders Partners with uConnect to Help Schools Showcase the Value of the Education They Provide

January 11, 2019

GradLeaders partners with uConnect to help colleges and universities showcase their existing career services resources and employment outcomes data to help students make more informed decisions from enrollment to graduation.

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GradLeaders Partners with Paragon One to Connect Students with Industry Insiders in Dream Careers

October 2, 2018

Paragon One, a career accelerator that pairs job-seeking students with experienced industry insiders in their desired career field, announced today a partnership with GradLeaders, a campus-recruitment and career-services technology leader with more than 30 years of experience connecting more than 26.5 million students with their dream jobs...

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Temple College Job Portal matches students, employers

September 29, 2018

Temple College is offering a new resource to match students with prospective employers. Local businesses that need employees can go to and look for the link to the job matching portal. There, they can create an account that will enable them to post jobs and look for prospective employees. There is no charge for businesses to use the service...

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TopResume Announces Partnership with GradLeaders to Help More Students Create Top-Quality Resumes for Dream Jobs

August 23, 2018

TopResume, the largest resume-writing service in the world, today announced a partnership with GradLeaders, a campus-recruitment and career-services technology leader with more than 30 years’ experience of connecting students with employers.

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Students Don't Know What They Don't Know: Helping Every Student Understand Their Career Options.

August 1, 2018

Several weeks ago, my wife and I took a long weekend to sunny San Diego to celebrate the nuptials of one of her dear friends. While people have mixed feelings about attending weddings, I absolutely enjoy the conversations among a diverse group of individuals. It certainly beats being the bride or groom making countless rounds to speak to folks ...

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GradLeaders & Dublin City Schools Go Beyond Traditional High School with Work-Based Learning Program

July 19, 2018

Dublin City Schools will open their new Emerald Campus, a career exploration academy focusing on empowering their high school students to take ownership of their learning and future, just down the road from their new technology partner GradLeaders...

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GradLeaders & The Whether Partner to Launch First Social Network to Automatically Connect Students' Skills and Values to Best-Fit Jobs

July 10th, 2018

GradLeaders, the market leader in campus recruitment and career services technology has announced an exclusive partnership with The Whether, a St. Louis tech firm offering an innovative college recruitment marketing platform. Together, they will address some of the biggest problems in the entry-level job market today by creating more meaningful connections between college students and employers before, during and after career fairs via a new social media-like mobile app for casual career discovery and employment branding.
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GradLeaders & Dartmouth College Introduce New, Career Discovery Process to the Industry, Providing 24/7 Virtual Job Guidance & Increased Job Placement

July 2nd, 2018

GradLeaders, the market leader in campus recruitment and career services technology recently collaborated with Dartmouth College’s Center for Professional Development (CPD) to redefine career services. Over the past year, the two offices worked together to understand how the next generation of students absorbs career advice, and how technology can enhance the job search process from discovery to offer acceptance.
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Muhlenberg College Career Center receives professional development suite funding from George I. Alden Trust

February 22, 2017

The George I. Alden Trust has awarded Muhlenberg college with a $100,000 grant, allowing the Career Center to advance with the development of a new professional development media suite. The funding will be used to upgrade existing facilities and technology to allow for a more flexible work area where students, alumni, faculty, parents and the campus community can access virtual programs.

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Survey reports recent MU graduate success in career outcomes

January 23rd, 2018, By Galen Bacharier

The survey gathered data from almost 76 percent of alumni from the fall 2016, spring 2017 and summer 2017 graduating classes. An MU survey regarding career outcomes for recent graduates conducted in December found that 90.4 percent of graduates reportedly held positions in employment, public service, military or postgraduate education.

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GradLeaders Partners with Cerkl to Bring Personalization to Career Services

October 30, 2017

GradLeaders will leverage the power of Cerkl’s content curation and adaptive technology to provide students with tailored newsletters that career development teams don’t have to spend hours putting together...

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Exclusive new GradLeaders and Cerkl Partnership Offers Tailored Job Search Content and Targeted Career Center News to Maximize Engagement

October 20th, 2017

GradLeaders, the market leader in campus recruitment and career services technology has announced an exclusive partnership with Cerkl, a company that uses behavioral analytics and machine learning to generate personalized content via email, web and mobile applications.
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GradLeaders and Burning Glass Partnership Offers Users Insights Into the Campus Recruiting & Student Job Market

June 21st, 2017

GradLeaders, the market leader in campus recruitment and career services technology has announced a new partnership with Burning Glass Technologies, the industry leader in labor market data that has cracked the genetic code on an ever-changing skilled job market. Together, they can now offer campus recruiting teams and career development offices artificial intelligence tools that provide real-time insight into the job market.
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GradLeaders and OFIC Collaborate to Build a Larger Job Network for Ohio Students

January 3rd, 2017

GradLeaders, the market leader in student recruitment and career services technology has announced a new partnership with The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC), a non-profit organization representing independent higher education to corporate Ohio. This collaboration will further assist 93,000 college students from the 34 OFIC member schools in Ohio to find their dream job by connecting them with more opportunities from a larger network of employers.
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Merged Companies Add Web Recruitment Product

October 5th, 2015

Dublin-based software provider MBA Focus and CSO Research of Austin, Texas, which merged this summer, have named the newly merged company GradLeaders and added an online recruitment product called Global Focus Undergrad.
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MBA Focus + CSO Research rebranded as GRADLEADERS, adding all new products ot connect employers with undergraduate students

September 24th, 2015

Software providers MBA Focus, LLC and CSO Research, Inc., which merged this summer, have named the new company GradLeaders and added a new recruitment product called Global Focus® Undergrad, a platform for employers to find college-educated job-seekers and a tool for more than one million undergraduate students to access premier jobs.
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Tax Incentives Could Create 2,000 Jobs in Central Ohio

July 27th, 2015 

Central Ohio stands to gain 2,200 jobs from projects that received approval this morning for state tax incentives, including 2,000 jobs that Amazon expects to add in Obetz and in Licking County as part of...
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MBA Focus Doubles Workforce with Columbus Region Expansion

July 27th, 2015

MBA Focus, a graduate recruitment management technology and career service software company based in Dublin, Ohio, has announced it will expand its operations and add a new line of business upon merging with CSO Research...
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CSO Research of Austin Merges With MBA Focus

July 10th, 2015

CSO Research, which makes undergraduate career service software and founded in Austin in 2001, has merged with MBA Focus, based in Dublin, Ohio...
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Student job-match software makers merge, raise $10M

July 9th, 2015

A maker of job-matching software for MBA students has deepened its recruiting pool by tenfold in a merger with a similar company serving undergraduates, and private equity firms have invested $10 million in the combined entity. Dublin-based MBA Focus LLC, which helps match resumes from the top 75 graduate business schools with 2,000 employers, has merged with CSO Research Inc., gaining access to the career profiles of 1.4 million students at 900 colleges and career centers.
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Dublin job-match service to merge with Texas company

July 9th, 2015

A Dublin company that brings together business-school students and employers has merged with a Texas company that provides similar services to undergraduates. The combination of MBA Focus, the local career-service software firm, and Austin, Texas-based CSO Research creates “the world’s leading network for matching students and employers,” said MBA Focus CEO Jack Gainer.
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MBA Focus Merges with CSO Research to Build World-Leading Network for Matching Students and Employers

July 8th, 2015

MBA Focus, a provider of graduate business school career service software and recruitment technology, has merged with Austin, Texas-based CSO Research, a provider of undergraduate career service software, to create a network of 1,000 schools and career service centers around the world. The two companies can now effectively match more than one million job-seeking students with employers seeking undergraduate and graduate talent via the proven algorithmic approach that has made MBA Focus the world's go-to resource for business leadership talent.
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MBA Focus becomes the first MBA CSEA Approved Standards Vendor for Employment Reporting

June 19th, 2015

MBA Focus announces that they have been officially credited by MBA CSEA as the first Approved Standards Vendor for proper employment data collection and reporting through their Employment Reporting Tool.
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Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis Launches New GTS Career Service Platform Powered by MBA Focus

May 5th, 2015

The Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) has forged a new partnership with technology provider, MBA Focus, to launch their full career service platform, Global Talent System (GTS(R)). Designed specifically for business schools, GTS manages the entire b-school recruitment process, while facilitating global opportunities for their students and alumni through the MBA Focus employer network.
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OneWire and MBA Focus Partner to Expand Finance Employers’ Access to Top MBA Talent

April 2nd, 2015

OneWire, the leading career marketplace for finance professionals, and MBA Focus, the market leader in MBA recruiting, have partnered to connect OneWire clients with instant access to top MBA professionals. Through the partnership, hiring firms can access top MBA talent from over 75 of the top-ranked graduate business programs directly from the OneWire platform.
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MBA Focus listed in the Winter 2014 edition of "Who's Who in High Tech Recruiting"

November 25th, 2014

Who's Who in High Tech Recruiting guidebook showcases the latest tools and technical recruiters servicing the high tech sectors. Whether you are looking to hire a search firm or acquire the right sourcing tools for your recruiting project, you'll find them here!
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MBA Focus and Digi-Me Announce Strategic Partnership

November 19th, 2014

MBA Focus, the market leader in b-school and diversity conference recruitment technology, and Digi-Me, a provider of technology-infused video for Human Resources, today announced a strategic partnership to provide its customer base with innovative recruiting solutions through advanced candidate sourcing and communication technologies. Through this collaboration, both technology providers can further achieve their mutual goal of helping employers to efficiently pinpoint and connect with the right talent for their unique opportunities.
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MBA Focus and ROMBA Expand Partnership to Allow for
Year-Round Recruitment of LGBT MBA Students

October 9th, 2014

Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA), an organization that educates, inspires, and connects LGBT MBA students in the United States, has expanded its partnership with MBA Focus, the leading provider of MBA recruitment technology, to connect it's job-seeking candidates to more diverse employment opportunities. As expanded partners, ROMBA has adopted the full Global Talent System (GTS) recruitment management and career service software, streamlining their processes and further connecting their members to leading MBA employers around the world.
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MBA Focus and Red212 Partner to Improve Employment Branding at OCR Events

October 2nd, 2014

MBA Focus, the world's leading MBA recruitment technology provider, and Red212, an integrated communications company, are combining their software and employment branding expertise to offer employers a better way to connect with students when recruiting on-campus at the world's best graduate business schools.
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Improving Recruiting through Field Trips, Happy Hours

August 12th, 2014

Once companies get to a certain size, they have to build a pipeline of new employees. One of the best places to find that new talent is on college campuses. In the past, companies have focused their efforts on setting up booths at job fairs, hosting information sessions at career centers and posting signup lists for on-campus interviews. But those old-time recruiting methods are no longer as efficient or effective as they once were.
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The Consortium Launches New GTS Talent Management System Powered by MBA Focus

June 4th, 2014

The Consortium, an alliance of leading American business schools and some of the country's top corporations, has established a new partnership with MBA Focus, a technology company based in Columbus, Ohio. By adopting their new recruitment management and career service software, the Global Talent System (GTS®), The Consortium has expanded their corporate reach to further connect their candidates to top-quality employment opportunities.
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Willamette University's MBA Program Establishes Partnership with MBA Focus

February 27th, 2014

Willamette University's MBA program, housed at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management in Salem, Oregon, has launched the new GTS career service platform. Powered by MBA Focus, a technology company that connects top MBA programs with employers across the globe, this out-of-the-box software is now fully integrated with Willamette's MBA career service office.
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Rotman School of Management Partners with MBA Focus to Launch New GTS® Career Service Platform

February 13, 2014

The University of Toronto's Joseph L. Rotman School of Management has officially chosen GTS® (Global Talent System) powered by MBA Focus as their graduate business school's career services platform. This new career service software will manage the school's entire MBA recruitment process.
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MBA Focus Partners with Neeley School of Business at TCU to Launch GTS Career Service Platform

December 27, 2013

MBA Focus, an Ohio-based technology company that connects MBA programs with a global network of leading employers, recently partnered with Texas Christian University’s Neeley School of Business to implement the Global Talent System (GTS), a unique career service platform powered by MBA Focus.
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Duke University's Fuqua School of Business Launches New GTS Career Service Platform Powered by MBA Focus

November 8, 2013

The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University has streamlined their career services software through their extended partnership with MBA Focus, a technology company that connects top MBA talent with employers across the globe.
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4 Ways to Prepare to Impress MBA Recruiters

September 12, 2013

U.S. News & World Report interviews Jack Gainer, CEO of MBA Focus, and other industry experts about what recruiters look for, how students should interact with recruiters, and what they can do to prepare for on-campus interviews and recruitment sessions.
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Ryan Pratt from MBA Focus Named as Finalist in 2013 American Business Awards

May 11, 2013

Ryan Pratt, Marketing Director at MBA Focus, was named a Finalist today in the Marketer of the Year category in The 2013 American Business Awards, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie® Award winner in the program.
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SaaS Capital Provides Growth Line of Credit to MBA Focus

December 11, 2012

SaaS Capital, the pioneer provider of debt financing for SaaS businesses, today announced that it has provided a $1.5 million line of credit to MBA Focus®.
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Recruiters roll out the red carpet for MBA students

November 19, 2012

The Financial Times talks to recruiters who've turned to MBA Focus to move beyond their core business schools and improve their MBA recruitment efficiency.
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Sixel: Grads Need Skills, Poise and Boots

August 8, 2012

Technical skills are important when energy companies are hiring new MBA graduates. But so are analytical skills, presentation abilities and a passion for the energy industry, a panel of recruiters recently gathered in Houston says.
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Prestigious MBA Network Extends Its Global Reach

May 30, 2012

MBA Focus expands partnerships with four top-ranked international business schools, including: HEC (Paris), IESE (Barcelona), IE (Madrid), and Hult International Business School (Dubai, Shanghai, London, San Francisco, and Boston). These new school partners, and the 70 other top-ranked graduate business schools, make MBA Focus the most comprehensive global recruiting network available.
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New Webinar Explains How to Integrate Video Interviews into the Hiring Process

May 11, 2012

MBA Focus and InterviewStream team up for May 15 event, which introduces the five questions every employer should ask about video interviewing.
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Tools of the Trade: Matching MBAs With the Market

November/December, 2011

Global Focus helps employers and career advisors match job seekers with the right job openings.
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Get Creative to Recruit Grad Gold

September 30, 2011

Many recent business school graduates are still hunting for jobs, but talent managers must up the ante with recruiting efforts to find and attract candidates who will be a good fit.
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Harvard Business School’s Alumni Career and Professional Development Office Uses MBA Focus Technology for Recruiting

September 8, 2011

The Alumni Career and Professional Development Office (ACPD) of Harvard Business School (HBS) has launched the next generation job bank, providing easier and better access to job postings, and offering alumni the ability to manage all of their career activities from a centralized dashboard.
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MBA Focus and InterviewStream Partnership Makes Virtual Recruiting at Nation’s Top B-Schools a Click Away

June 17, 2011

MBA Focus, the leader in MBA recruiting management systems and InterviewStream, the premier provider of video interviewing solutions, announced their technology partnership today. MBA Focus will add InterviewStream’s real-time video interviewing technology to its recruiting management system. InterviewStream looks at the partnership as a way to expand its reach into the MBA talent network.
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Executive Recruiting Leader MBA Focus Appoints Jack Gainer as Chief Executive Officer

September 8, 2010

MBA Focus, the leader in top MBA talent recruiting software, has announced the appointment of Jack Gainer as chief executive officer.
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MBA/MS Career Job Fair - Panama City, Panama

June 18, 2010

Florida International University (FIU), Miami, Florida (open to MBA/MS students/Alumni at FIU in Miami with work authorization in the Americas and MBA/MS students/alumni in FIU graduate programs in San Domingo, Jamaica and Panama) and INCAE, Latin America, have come together to offer companies in the Americas a perfect opportunity to recruit talented professionals with MBAs and other Business Masters degrees. The “2010 FIU/INCAE Job Fair” will be held on Friday, June 18, 2010, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Panama City, Panama. For more information, click here:
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Harvard Business School Moves to GTS Technology

April 13, 2010

MBA Focus now hosts and manages all Harvard Business School recruiting functionality through its Global Talent Systems (GTS) technology platform. GTS enables the Career and Professional Development Office of Harvard Business School to place its MBA students in front of an elite network of employers.
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March 6, 2009

Not since 2002 have students graduating from an MBA programme seen such jobs uncertainty. Many will have to completely rethink their career plans, abandoning plans to work on Wall Street or in the City of London and opting instead for jobs in manufacturing companies or even in not-for-profit organisations. Many will find their plans to work in an overseas country foiled by the credit crunch.
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MBA Focus™ Launches First-of-its-Kind Solution for Posting Jobs to an Exclusive Network of Top-Ranked MBA Schools

December 4, 2008

The new MultiPost Job Network enables employers to simultaneously broadcast open positions to MBA students and alumni of more than 50 top-ranked schools in the U.S., Europe and Asia - using one single job posting form.
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AfterCollege and MBA Focus Enter Into Strategic Marketing and Cross-Posting Agreement

November 18, 2008

AfterCollege, Inc., the largest career network for college students and alumni, and MBA Focus, LLC, the leading provider of advanced recruitment technology to top-ranked graduate business schools, have partnered to provide employers with unparalleled access to MBA candidates and undergraduate business students...
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Wall Street Journal article "Back to School -- For Career Advice"

July 4, 2008

Kellogg is one of 22 business schools -- up from eight a year ago -- that encourage their alumni to contribute résumés to a pool posted at MBA Focus, an online clearinghouse that recruiters can peruse.
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Online program targets matching MBA grads with likely employers

February 15, 2008

More companies are hiring graduates who hold Master of Business Administration degrees, even into nontraditional positions. Company recruiters say that MBA graduates are sought after because they generally have a singular, focused goal to succeed in business.
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