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College graduates see best job and pay prospects in years, survey says

Meghan McCarty Carino Apr 22, 2019
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Nearly 300,000 students attended HBCUs in 2015. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Workplace Culture

College graduates see best job and pay prospects in years, survey says

Meghan McCarty Carino Apr 22, 2019
Nearly 300,000 students attended HBCUs in 2015. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
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It’s an exciting time to be a college graduate. The tight labor market is translating into one of the most robust hiring seasons for college grads in recent years. A new survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows that the rate of hiring of college graduates in 2019 is up 11% from last year. The freshly minted class of 2019 will also enjoy higher salary prospects than in 2018. Another indication of a good hiring market? These new graduates may be more willing to take a chance on an unconventional career. 

 

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