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19. Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola
% of MBAs who want to work there*: 5.13%
Headquarters: Atlanta, GA
Type of company: Consumer-packaged goods
The soft drink maker rose in popularity this year among new MBAs looking for jobs, moving up to no. 19 on Universum's rankings from no. 25 last year. But while the company has many MBAs on staff, it doesn't necessarily look at business schools to fill empty slots. Coca-Cola prefers the older, more experienced business manager who can, among other things, import and export good ideas and develop and inspire others.


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Last updated May 30 2008: 6:52 PM ET
Based on survey respondents who selected as one of their top 5 ideal employers. Methodology