GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Getting A Job After College Statistics 2024: Key Insights And Trends

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"66% of employers prefer to hire graduates with relevant work experience."

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"70% of jobs are found through networking."

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"Approximately 53% of college graduates are unemployed or working in a job that doesn't require a bachelor's degree."

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"50% of recent graduates say they prefer working at small to medium-sized businesses."

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"67% of employers conduct virtual interviews during the hiring process."

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"74% of college graduates are willing to relocate for the right job."

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"On-campus recruiting events are attended by 64% of job-seeking graduates."

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"College graduates with internship experience earn 28% more than those without."

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"61% of internship experiences lead to a job offer by graduation."

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"Only 27% of college graduates have a job related to their major."

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"47% of recent graduates use social media in their job search."

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"86% of college graduates feel their degree was a good investment."

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"Graduates in the engineering field have the lowest unemployment rate, at 1.9%."

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"College graduates typically receive 1 to 2 job offers three months after graduation."

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"Graduates applying for jobs in technology-related fields are in high demand, with a projected job growth of 13% over the next decade."

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"The overall unemployment rate for recent college graduates stands at 2.7%."

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"72% of employers are looking for communication skills on college graduates' resumes."

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"The average starting salary for new college graduates is around $50,000 per year."

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"The rate of underemployment for recent graduates is 41%."

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"81% of students use their university’s career services."

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