• Benchmarks


  • Class of 2015: Offer Rate Up, Acceptances Down

     
    A greater percentage of Class of 2015 graduating seniors received job offers compared to their 2014 counterparts, according to the results of NACE’s 2015 Student Survey, but fewer accepted them.
     

    Rotational Programs: Use, Structure, and Impact

     
    Slightly more than 48 percent of respondents noted the existence of a rotational program at their organizations, the highest mark since the question was first asked in 2011. From 2011 to 2013, this figure ranged from 41 to 44 percent.
     

    Employer Use of Social Media Grows

     
    More than three-fourths (78.3 percent) of employers responding to NACE’s 2014 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey reported an increase in social media usage since 2013.
     

    How Employers Use Social Media

     
    Almost half of employers responding to NACE’s 2014 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey report using social media to search for and contact potential candidates.
     

    Recruiting Benchmarks: Offer and Acceptance Rates

     
    While the offer rate for Class of 2014 bachelor’s degree graduates has dropped since last year, the acceptance rate has climbed, according to results from NACE’s 2014 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey.
     

    Recruiting Benchmarks: Cycle Time

     
    The average interval from the time an employer posts a job listing to the time the employer’s job offer to a candidate expires is 74.9 days, according to results of NACE’s 2014 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey.
     

    Recruiting Benchmarks Survey: Staff Salaries

     
    All levels of professional university recruiting staff saw increases in their average annual salaries in 2014 compared to 2013, according to results of NACE’s 2014 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey.