A new survey from Michigan State University has some great news for college students who will be graduating with bachelor’s degrees in 2015: hiring for new graduates is expected to jump by 16% next year. Since it was conducted between Aug. 15 and Sept. 23, and the 5,700 employers in the poll were asked about plans for students who will finish school in the spring of 2015, the numbers could go even higher, says Phil Gardner, director of Michigan State’s College Employment Research Institute (CERI), which conducted the survey.
The survey asked employers whether they had firmed up their hiring plans and only a quarter said they had. That means many could further bump up their hiring by the spring. “The increase could go as high as 20%,”he says.
View the full Forbes article for more information on this survey.
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