Tag: Harris Poll

What College Students Expect Out of College

As a recruiter, it’s important to know the landscape of college recruiting. In a recent survey by CareerBuilder, that landscape is revealed. Today we’ll see what college student expectations are so you can appropriately gauge the effectiveness of your recruiting strategy.

Best Outlook for College Students in 10 Years

Staying on top of college recruiting means being aware of their expectations, and expectations are pretty high right now. According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, 67% of employers say they plan to hire recent college graduates this year, which is up from 65% last year and is the highest outlook since 2007.

5 Hiring Trend Forecasts for 2016

In yesterday’s Advisor we explored a survey by CareerBuilder concerning employer confidence and hiring projections for 2016. Today, five trends to focus on for 2016. Five Trends to Watch in the New Year When looking at key trends that will help shape the employment landscape in 2016, it appears that several are tied to higher […]

Hiring Trends to Continue for 2016

U.S. employers remain confident in their hiring plans as they embark on a new year, according to CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast. Thirty-six percent of employers plan to add full-time, permanent employees in 2016, the same as in 2015. Nearly one-half of employers (47%) plan to hire temporary or contract workers. Workers can also expect to […]

Why Are Applicants Afraid to Disclose Being Cancer Survivors?

The reasons are twofold. First, they feel less likely to get a callback. And second, according to a recent survey, they are less likely—by 16%—to get a callback. A Harris Poll for Cancer and Careers recently found that 61% of respondents’ fear that disclosing their cancer diagnosis would lessen their chances of getting hired. Also, […]

Most Employees Prefer Benefits and Perks over Pay

A recent survey by Glassdoor entitled Q3 2015 U.S. Employment Confidence Survey states that a staggering 79% of employees would take better benefits and perks over better pay any day. Harris Poll recently conducted the Q3 2015 U.S. Employment Confidence Survey on behalf of Glassdoor. The survey was given to over 2,000 adults residing in […]

Different Generations, Different Career Expectations

Are you more ambitious than a 12th-grader? They may not be in the workforce as adults just yet, but as the next generation of workers, high school seniors have already formed solid opinions about life in the working world. A new survey by CareerBuilder explores this topic. A new CareerBuilder survey looks at how the […]