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Workplace Culture

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.
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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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