CAREER CENTER

Job Outlook 2016

2016
job outlook
great news for the class of 2016!

Courtesy of our career office and the National Association of Colleges and Employers

hiring projections

Employers plan to hire 11% more than 2016 grads for their U.S. operations.

Employers rate the job market

6.1%

excellent

35.9%

very good

45.9%

good

when employers want to recruit

71%
fall

29%
spring

firms with spring 2016 recruiting plans

41.3%

definitely

25.7%

possibly

19.6%

done in fall

where employers recruit

96.3%

campus clubs

faculty

department chairpersons

career fairs

online job postings

degrees in demand

accounting section

accounting

accounting section

computer science

accounting section

finance

accounting section

business management

accounting section

mechanical engineering

accounting section

information sciences

who's hiring by industry

accounting services

computer science

finance, insurance, and real estate

retail trade

chemical (pharmaceutical) manufacturing

GPA Cutoff

70% of employers look for

What do recruiters look for on resumes

major

leadership positions

extracurricular activities

high gpa

top job candidate skills

verbally communicate inside/outside the organization

work in a team structure

make decisions and solve problems

plan, organize, and prioritize work

obtain and process information

analyze quantitative data

Experience is expected

5 key benefits companies offer

dental insurance

company-matched 401(k) plan

employee assistance (counseling) program

life insurance

tuition reimbursement for advanced education

become a standout job candidate

start your job search today.

get experience with interships co-ops.

research the company before you interview.

practice interviewing.

after the interview, send a thank-you note.

courtesy of the national association ofcolleges and employers
source: job outlook 2016, and 2015 recruiting benchmarks survey, national association of colleges and association