ERIC Number: ED305003
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Nov-30
Recruiting Trends 1988-89. A Study of 739 Businesses, Industries, Governmental Agencies, and Educational Institutions Employing New College Graduates.
Scheetz, L. Patrick
Results from the 18th annual Recruiting Trends survey completed by the Collegiate Employment Research Institute for Career Development and Placement Services at Michigan State University are presented. For this 1988-89 survey, cross-sections of employers from business, industry, government, and education were contacted, and responses were received from 739 organizations. Information is provided on the following subjects: salaried employees; international employment opportunities; changes in salaried employees last year; organization type influences hiring quotas; women hires; minority hires; liberal arts hires; new college graduate hires; starting salary averages; technical versus non-technical acceptances; reneging on job offers by students/employers; campus visits by employer representatives; trends for interviewing schedules; closed interview schedules requested; prescreening on college campuses; job availability by geographical region; recruitment methods used by employers; implementation of new recruitment methods; employer recommendations--improved education; assistance for dual-career couples; employer reimbursement of relocation expenses; remedies for minority dropout problems; overall job market ratings; turnover of new college graduates; drug, alcohol, and AIDS testing; and employers surveyed. Charts and tables are included. (SM)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Civil Rights, College Graduates, Demography, Dropouts, Drug Abuse, Dual Career Family, Educational Benefits, Employed Women, Employment Interviews, Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Followup Studies, Higher Education, Job Placement, Job Search Methods, Labor Market, Liberal Arts, Minority Groups, National Surveys, Outcomes of Education, Personnel Selection, Recruitment, Relocation, Salaries
Michigan State University, Collegiate Employment Research Institute, Career Development and Placement Services, 113 Student Services Building, East Lansing, MI 48824-1113 ($25.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Career Development and Placement Services.