HR managers: critical factors when assessing graduates in the U.S. in 2011

This statistic shows hiring managers responses to the survey question about the factors that were most important when evaluating graduates as job candidates. 78 percent of hiring managers said that the candidates major or area of study was a critical factor in the assessment.

Most important factors for human resources managers when hiring new graduates in the United States in 2011

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Release date

October 2011

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 2011

Number of respondents

400 respondents

Age group

25-65 years

Special properties

Hiring managers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original survey question: "When evaluating a recently graduated candidate for hire, how important are each of the following items in your assessment of the candidate’s educational background?"

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