Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Good News on the Job Front for the Class 2008

Despite talk of recession, the employment prospects for the graduating Class of 2008 are still looking good. The fact is, it is hard to predict how widespread the downturn will be. In the mean time college career centers are still seeing high involvement in their college recruiting programs and the Class of 2008 have many opportunities available to them.

Here are some reputable resources for the Class of 2008 to stay current on the latest job information:

- The Top Entry Level Employers list represents more than 165,000 jobs for the class of 2008, and is available online at College Grad.

- College seniors fretting about finding jobs amid an ailing economy may want to come in off the ledge. The economy, it seems, is not deterring employers from recruiting college graduates. Portfolio.com

-Your chances of having a job at graduation—maybe even the perfect entry-level job—are great. This is the healthiest job market in three years, according to many of the employers who are recruiting members of the Class of 2008. Overall, according to Job Outlook 2008, an annual survey of college recruiters, employers plan to hire 16 percent more new college graduates in 2007-08 than they did in 2006-07. Jobweb.com

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