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What do today's graduates expect in the workplace?

Sarah K. White | June 16, 2015
It is no secret that graduating college students are burdened with debt and are facing a challenging job market.

They are looking online

This one is not surprising, but recent graduates are turning to the Internet for their job search, which has become the norm for most job seekers. But college grads are not just looking to online job boards, they are interested in networking sites and leveraging personal connections.

College students reported the top three social networks they turn to when looking for a job includes LinkedIn, their school's social network and Facebook. The career fairs and company information sessions of the past are not top of the list for student's job search.

What is the future outlook?

The class of 2015 is certainly graduating into a tough economy, and as research supports, this can result in lower wages and more unemployment in comparison to classes that graduated into a stronger economy. Even still, these students have a clear vision of what they want from a company and their own careers.

 

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