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The Class of 2016 has characterized itself as “career ready,” but are these graduates prepared in the areas that employers deem essential?
student attitudes, spotlight, first generation
Analysis of first-generation and non-first-generation students’ views of their proficiency in NACE’s career readiness competencies unearthed differences.
competencies, student attitudes, spotlight
The starting salary expectations of first-generation and non-first-generation students were similar.
compensation, student attitudes, spotlight, special populations
First-generation students use online career services more frequently than do their non-first-generation classmates. But is online delivery effective?
technology, student attitudes, spotlight, special populations
Major, and to a lesser extent, gender, race/ethnicity, and GPA, had an effect on the post-graduation plans of Class of 2016 bachelor’s degree graduates, according to results of NACE’s Class of 2016 Student Survey.
student attitudes, surveys, spotlight
Computer science, engineering, and engineering technology majors had the highest starting salary expectations among Class of 2015 STEM graduates, according to results of NACE’s Class of 2015 Student Survey.
salaries, student attitudes, spotlight
During its 60th anniversary year, NACE is honoring its service to the profession, in part, by asking its members to look forward to the year 2021 and help model a vision of the future through polls. Respondents to the fourth poll—regarding the qualities that students will value most in the employers for which they want to work in 2021—anticipate students will be most drawn to a good benefits package.
What do students expect from the employers with which they interact on social media? Students want authenticity, responsiveness, and availability, according to Kristina Hunt and Grace Kiem of Fidelity Investments.
recruiting methods, student attitudes, social media, spotlight
While some Class of 2015 STEM majors were interested in a diversity of industries, others were almost singularly focused on a particular industry, lending support to the popular notion that some majors are “piped” into particular types of jobs.
STEM, student attitudes, surveys, spotlight
The employer/job characteristics that Class of 2015 STEM majors desire most were opportunities for personal growth, job security, a good benefits package, and friendly co-workers, according to results of NACE's Students in Demand: An Insight Into Class of 2015 STEM Graduates.
STEM, student attitudes, spotlight