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The financial crisis left the MBA job market in Europe reeling, and helped propel INSEAD to the top of this year's international B-school ranking
A classroom at INSEAD, a French business school that landed atop Bloomberg Businessweek's 2010 ranking of international MBA programs for the first time since 2002.

Pablo Garcia-Morera had almost everything in place he needed to launch a career in Spain after graduating from IE Business School (IE Full-Time MBA Profile) this past December. Though he is Filipino, his family owns an apartment in Madrid and he holds a European Union passport. All he needed to stay in Spain was a job, but finding one proved to be harder than Garcia-Morera, who worked as an account manager at Pepsi Philippines before getting his MBA, could ever have imagined. He spent the six months following graduation applying for dozens of openings in Spain, which has the highest unemployment rate in Europe, with little luck. His hopes rose when he landed interviews at Unilever's (UN) Barcelona office and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) in Madrid, but neither opportunity panned out.

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