6 Ways To Engage And Recruit Recent Graduates

September 22, 2014

As entry-level positions open up at your company, the talent, energy and passion of a recent graduate may seem like the perfect addition to your company. But employers beware: pulling in the best and brightest college graduates may be more challenging than you think.

While college graduates under age 25 face an 8.8 percent unemployment rate (2013 data), this doesn’t mean the recent class is going without job offers. In fact, a strong college education and a resume exploding with experience are something every employer covets equally. Recruiting and hiring college graduates for entry-level positions involves a lot more than simply waiting around for them to knock on your door.

This article by Business Insider provides six ways to successfully engage and recruit recent grads.

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