Saturday, July 4, 2015

Job outlook brighter for 2014 college grads

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Employers say they will hire 8.6 percent more graduates from the college class of 2014 than they did from the class of 2013, according to a survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers based in Bethlehem.

That's up from employers' fall projections, when they said they expected hiring to increase by 7.8 percent. Also, 48.4 percent of those surveyed said they planned to increase hiring; less than 30 percent plan to cut back.

In 2013, a higher percentage of employers, 49.2 percent, said they were expanding hiring, but a higher percent, 36 percent, also said they were cutting back on college hiring.
- Jane M. Von Bergen

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