ERIC Number: ED367223
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Dec-4
Recruiting Trends 1992-93: A Study of Businesses, Industries, and Governmental Agencies Employing New College Graduates. 22nd Anniversary Edition.
Scheetz, L. Patrick
This report examines expectations of employers hiring new college graduates for the 1992-93 labor market, based on a survey of 504 organizations. Survey questions focused on: anticipated changes in job market demand and hiring trends for new college graduates; expected starting salaries; campus recruitment activities; salaried employees in overseas locations; minorities, women, and foreign nationals hired for 1991-92; new hires with no experience last year; international placement programs; reorganization activities and results experienced; advice for new graduates who cannot find jobs; shortages of qualified women and minority candidates; anticipated change in starting salary offers; estimated starting salary averages; offers of "parachutes" to new college graduates; campus visits last year and expected this year; new and emerging occupations; job categories yielding most employment opportunities; compensation plans and retirement benefit packages; characteristics of outstanding job prospects during interviews; thank you letters after interviews; offers of employment extended and accepted; average cost of recruiting and hiring; background checks; impact of the desire to attend graduate school; preparation needed from college experiences; deficiencies found after hiring; effectiveness of affirmative action/equal opportunity programs; sexual harassment policies; Americans with Disabilities Act; testing of new college graduates for drug and alcohol use and acquired immune deficiency syndrome; and employment opportunities by geographical locations. (JDD)
Descriptors: Business, College Graduates, Employer Attitudes, Employment Interviews, Employment Opportunities, Employment Projections, Higher Education, Industry, Labor Force, Labor Market, Personnel Needs, Public Sector, Recruitment, Salaries, Supply and Demand, Surveys, Trend Analysis
Collegiate Employment Research Institute, 113 Student Services Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1113 ($25).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Career Development and Placement Services.