CareerBuilder’s annual college job forecast surveyed 2,186 hiring managers and found that 67% are planning to hire recent college graduates this year, up from 65% last year. It’s the highest percentage since 2007.
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But just because employers are looking to hire doesn’t mean they think graduates are fully prepared for the workplace. Their chief complaint, according to 47% of respondents, is that schools put too much emphasis on “book learning” rather than real-world experience.LD