Posts tagged with 'college'
Liberal Arts Grads Are as Likely to Have Business Careers as AnyoneRead the rest of this entry »
The last time we wrote about the employment prospects of humanities majors, the news was discouraging. A study by the New York Federal Reserve found half of recent English major grads were underemployed.
Our post was tempered by reports that employers were awakening to the advantages an educationally diverse workforce offered.
Now comes "Degrees at Work," a broader, more extensive study than the Fed's, which tells us the …
Starting Pay For Grads Little Changed Since 2015Read the rest of this entry »
Last year's college graduates earned an average starting salary of $50,944.
That's a healthy bump above the average personal income for all workers, which was $46,550 when last measured in 2016. However, the National Association of Colleges and Employers says starting pay for college grads has barely budged over the last three years,. The 1.4% increase from 2015 to 2018 is a "further illustration of the sluggish growth in overall …
Hottest Job Market In a Decade Welcomes Class of 2018Read the rest of this entry »
This year's college seniors are graduating into one of the hottest job markets of the last 10 years. Many had job offers in hand before they walked on stage to accept their diploma. Those who still don't shouldn't be worried -- a Careerbuilder survey says 80% of employers plan to hire college graduates, a huge jump from a decade ago when only 58% expected to hire new grads.
Nearly a …
Starting Pay for Class of 2017 Hits New HighThe class of 2017 is graduating into the best job market in a decade.Read the rest of this entry »
With unemployment at pre-Recession levels, and employers scrambling to fill jobs that are now staying vacant for a near-record average of almost 6 weeks, this first class of Gen Z college grads can expect an average starting salary of $49,785. That's 3% higher than last year, and, even adjusting for inflation, is almost a 1% …
6 Tips For a Successful Start to an Accounting CareerWith college graduation right around the corner, the Journal of Accountancy has some advice for accounting majors about to enter the profession.Read the rest of this entry »
We'll sum it up in four words: You're not done learning.
"You are going to be learning so much in your first few years, and the more questions you ask, the more you will develop not only your technical knowledge base, but also your people skills," Liz Niemczura …
There's Hope For New Grads Still Job HuntingGraduation was almost two months ago and here you are still without a job. Don't panic. But you can worry a little; it's good motivation.Read the rest of this entry »
First thing you should know is that there is hope. The job market has some bumps, but companies are hiring. CareerBuilder's jobs forecast predicts that about half of all employers will add full-time, permanent workers in this last half of 2016; just over a third …
HR and Business Degrees Can Accelerate Your CareerThinking of a career in human resources? Looking to enhance your skills to be ready for that next promotion? Then consider getting a degree in HR.Read the rest of this entry »
There are any number of lists all purporting to name the best programs in HR. This one ranks the schools by graduation rate. This one ranks them by a combination of cost plus flexibility, plus placement in the annual U.S. News Best College list. …