Job Outlook & Starting Salaries For New Graduates
The Online Colleges website has presented a closer look at what graduates can expect when they enter the current job market.
What Employers Look For
What attributes are most important?
#1. Degree Major
#2. Held Leadership Role
#3. Extra curriculars
#3. High GPA
#5. Volunteer Work
#6. School Attended
Attributes Employers Look For In A Resume: Team Player, Leadership, Communication Skills, Problem Solving, Strong Work Ethic
73.4% of employers plan to screen by GPA in 2012.
65.4% of employers reported a GPA cutoff of 3.0.
Top Hiring Industries: Educational Services, Health Care and Social Assistance, Professional, Science and Technical Services, Finance and Insurance, Manufacturing, Utilities, Information Services, Management of Companies
Top Pay (2012 versus 2011)
Communication + 3.8
Computer Science +2.4
Health Sciences -.07
Math and Science +2.5