In a survey of 2,700 MBA candidates, Ernst & Young LLP ranked as one of the top 25 most sought after places to work by this group that is in demand by employers everywhere. EY ranked 27th last year and moved into the number 25 spot this year.
Results of the survey, which can be found in the April 17 edition of Fortune magazine, indicate that 37 percent of MBAs want a job with a large multinational company. Only 18 percent want to work for a startup.
Ernst & Young has a number of employee initiatives that are geared toward attracting and retaining employees. They include flexible work arrangements and knowledge sharing career development.
The Big 5 firm has been named to the Fortune magazine's list of "100 Best Places to Work" for the last two years and has been named to the Working Mother magazine's list of "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers."