More than 1.5 million Americans will turn their tassels and flip their caps at college graduation ceremonies this year. After they step across the stage and collect their diplomas, many will be looking to take the next step in their lives – starting a career.
According to our recent survey of 500 hiring managers across the country, the majority of hiring managers (66 percent) do not believe new college graduates are prepared for the workforce, and 58 percent don’t plan on hiring entry-level college graduates this year.
The Adecco infographic below explores why today’s grads have a hard time finding jobs and what they can do to overcome some of mainstream media’s harshest millennial myths and criticisms.
Gen Y can’t I get a job?
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There are a lot of great opportunities out there, and Adecco can help you start your career:
- Check out the most important tips hiring managers have for recent college graduates.
- Meet Kevin Miller, a recent graduate who landed his dream job by working with Adecco. Watch our video to learn about Kevin’s experience.
- Visit the recent grads section of the Adecco blog for career advice and to find out the many ways Adecco can help recent college grads like you.
- Explore top opportunities on our website and apply now!