Job prospects increase for college graduates
Although it has dropped in recent months, the national unemployment rate is still high at 7.9 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, this does not mean that prospective students should abandon their dream of enrolling in a university. This is due to the fact that job prospects are on the rise for college graduates in the class of 2013, the Phoenix Business Journal reported.
The news source highlighted recent survey data from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, which shows that businesses plan to hire 13 percent more college graduates in 2013 than they did in 2012. Additional findings revealed that students who are pursuing degrees in business, computer science and engineering may face the best job prospects.
“This is the best moment I’ve seen for seniors for four years,” Halvern Logan, a recruiter for Prudential Insurance Company of America, told the news outlet. “There is a lot more optimism.”
Due to improving economic conditions, individuals who have an interest in IT degree programs available at online colleges and universities may want to consider applying sooner, rather than later.