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April 24th, 2014 by jconole

by Jen Conole, Career Advisor

The National Association of Colleges and Employers recently published a document titled, The Job Outlook for the Class of 2014. It is full of promising statistics and information. A few key pieces of information:

1. Hiring of New Grads is Expected to Rise. The job market has improved for new grads, and hiring is expected to increase by 7.8%

2. Certain Majors are In Demand. Employers are especially interested in bachelor’s degree grads in the business, engineering, computer/information science, sciences, and communications disciplines.

3. Starting Salaries are Sweeter. Benefits, too - and this is an important element to your total employment package. Benefits can mean big money in perks and savings. Research the labor market for your field of interest so that you know what to expect. Visit your Career Advisor for help if you need it.