ERIC Number: ED327081
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Recruiting Trends 1990-91: A Study of 549 Businesses, Industries, Governmental Agencies, and Educational Institutions Employing New College Graduates. 20th Anniversary Abridged Edition.
Scheetz, L. Patrick
This summary of recruiting trends survey reviews the expectations of employers hiring new college graduates for the 1990-91 college labor market and is based on a national survey of 549 businesses, industries, service sector employers, government agencies, military services, and school districts. Survey questions focused on anticipated changes in hiring trends for new college graduates. Results are summarized under the following headings: job opportunities for the class of 1990-91, hiring quotas for 1990-91, starting salary averages and anticipated increases, starting salary averages by employer group, factors influencing the 1990-91 job market, job categories experiencing most growth, influences of Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on job market, qualities desired in new college hires, job opportunities by geographical region, overseas/international job opportunities, percentage of minorities hired, percentage of women hired, percentage of handicapped persons hired, campus recruitment activities, salaried employees laid off by employers, sources of new college graduates hired, career objectives on resumes, grade point averages and other indicators of future job performance, changing attitudes and interests among college students, positions available to liberal arts majors, turnover among new technical and non-technical college hires, techniques used for the reduction of turnover, and job opportunities for career changers. (DB)
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employer Attitudes, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Statistics, Higher Education, Labor Market, National Surveys, Recruitment, Salaries, Trend Analysis
Career Development and Placement Services. Michigan State University, 113 Student Services Building, East Lansing, MI 48824-1113.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Career Development and Placement Services.