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How to Hire the Perfect Grad

HOW TO HIRE the Perfect Grad Once Upon a Time. In a company far, far away, an employer for Goldilocks Inc. was looking for the best new hire. Thankfully, all the bears in town were tossing their graduation caps and coming out of hibernation. Bear in Mind New Grads Approximately students will graduate 1,606,000 with bachelor's degrees in 2014 +7.8% Employers are planning to hire 7.8% more new grads in 2014 +1.2% Starting salaries the board e 1.2% higher across Computer Science average salary: $61,741 Communications average salary: $43,924 Health Sciences average salary: $51,541 Education average salary: $40,863 Business average salary: $53,901 Industries hiring the most new grads in 2014: Educational Services A Government Healthcare Finance and Insurance Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Finding the Right Fit Just like finding the right temperature of porridge, you need to find a candidate who will fit into the company culture. Here's why: 70% 94% of American workers are disengaged on the job of executives believe a distinct organizational culture is essential to workplace success 46% 46% of small business new hires fail within 18 months, and 89% of the cases can be attributed to poor company culture fit 89% Performance enhancing cultures had an X7 almost 7x revenue growth, versus 1.6 for companies without great cultures x1.6 What company culture perks are new grads looking for? 80% 52% 59% of new grad candidates chose cultural fit as the most important thing they look for in an employer of Millennials look for potential to grow with a company when accepting a position of Gen Y candidates want to work for companies that reflect their own values 35% 66% 41% of Millennials would of new grads look for companies with training and professional development opportunities of new grads would like to be rewarded for their work frequently like to shift their work hours 3 Hiring Methods To Ensure Fit You need to find the perfect hire - someone with both the skills and personality to thrive. 1 VIDEO INTERVIEWS Employers and staffing pros can watch 10 one-way video interviews in the time it takes to do just one phone screen 中 中 争 争 中 中 中 中 中 4 6 in 10 HR managers are using video interviews to screen candidates CULTURAL FIT TIP: Ask behavioral questions in order to evaluate personality, career passion, and cultural fit 2 SOCIAL MEDIA f of recruiters and staffing pros use 94% social media to communicate with candidates More than 8 out of 10 Millennials use at least 1 social network On average, Gen Y joins 2.5 social networks CULTURAL FIT TIP: Review social profiles for insight into a candidate's personality, interests, and potential company culture fit. 3 EMPLOYEE REFERRALS of hires come from employee referrals, 40% the No. 1 source of external hires of referred employees are still at the 45% company 2 years later Referred candidates are 3-4 times as likely to be hired CULTURAL FIT TIP: Encourage employees to refer great people in their networks who will fit into the corporate culture. If you take your time and pay attention to cultural fit, you'll be sure to find the new grad candidate who is just right for the company. brought to you by spark Hire Sources: and go/students/job-outiook-2014-student-version pat hitmps:/7wwh araduelnadedFiles/Cantentetatic-assets/downloads/executive summary/2014-apri-salary-s http:// cutive-summary.pdf ry-survey-exe -companies-can-attract-the-best-college-talent/ st nat/how-to-win-gen-y-employees-and- -candidates/ http://recruiting

How to Hire the Perfect Grad

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Hiring the perfect grad isn't so hard to do when a company knows all the right ingredients. This infographic will explain what businesses should expect from new grads as well as how they can make sure...


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