Graduate hiring: Employers are positive - Metro US

Graduate hiring: Employers are positive

While hiring is increasing, those fresh out of school still may have trouble securing a job quickly. A report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers finds companies surveyed expect to hire fewer graduates from the class of 2010. Starting salary offers for new graduates are also down.

CareerBuilder.com sees salaries and benefits, for new and current employees, continuing to stay tight over the next year.

As the U.S. begins to recover from the economic recession, its businesses are focused on rehiring laid-off workers, replacing lower-performing employees and steadily expanding work forces. Every region of the country has increased its hiring activity by approximately 20 percent over the last six months. Manpower Inc. reports 95 of the nation’s 100 largest

Metropolitan Statistical Areas have a positive hiring outlook for the upcoming quarter.
Expectations are American businesses will continue their hiring trend well into the foreseeable future.

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