(DUBAI – April 12, 2012) A pioneering new careers portal is making it easier than ever for young Hult graduates in Dubai to find employment. The site –Gradberry.com – is the Middle East’s first careers portal, for students and new graduates, and it has been built exclusively to help people with little or no work experience enter the job market.
Gradberry is still in its beta phase, having launched in November 2011, but the website has already attracted an impressive roster of employers looking to find future business leaders. Among the firms now using the site are global mobile giant Nokia, the European Internet group Rocket Internet, and the communications agency Dabo & Co.
Hult is pleased to have signed an exclusive ‘knowledge partnership’ with Gradberry. This is a natural partnership because Gradberry’s client base – consisting of multinationals and dynamic companies – reflects Hult’s own entrepreneurial nature.
As well as full-time jobs, graduates can seek out freelance opportunities and internships. Another benefit for Hult students is Gradberry’s blog, the Fruit Bowl, where job hunters can get advice on a whole range of subjects, from performing well in interviews to running a successful startup. Students can enter competitions and there’s even a comic strip that takes a look at life as a new graduate.
Hult’s Executive Director Nick van der Walt said: “Gradberry is an exciting and youthful enterprise, giving graduates with and without work experience a real chance to kick-start their careers. Every member of the Gradberry team is under the age of 24, so it’s a natural match for Hult – a forward-thinking business school with a real startup mentality.”
He added: “Nearly 60% of Hult graduates find employment outside of their home country, and by partnering with Gradberry, our Career Services team has given them an even better chance of finding the perfect job.”
About Hult International Business School
Hult is the world’s most international business school with campuses in Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai, and Shanghai. The School offers a range of business-focused programs including MBA, Executive MBA, Master and Undergraduate degrees. Hult’s one-year MBA program is ranked in the top 30 in the world by The Economist and among the top 100 by the Financial Times. www.hult.edu.
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