Where College Seniors are Falling Short
Below is an excerpt from a Wall Street Journal article. The article cites statistics that show employers plan to hire 5% more graduates than last year; this is the eighth year in a row that companies are expecting to increase their college hires. Despite this statistic, recruiters share that job-seeking college seniors are ill-prepared for the job hunt.
More than 60% of employers [surveyed] said applicants ought to be more familiar with the company and industry, and must ask better questions in interviews. Plus, those employers say, three out of four applicants fail to send thank-you notes after interviews.
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