Hiring Managers: College Grads Unprepared for Workforce

Melville, N.Y. — May 9

Sixty-six percent of hiring managers say new college graduates are unprepared for the workplace, according to a recent survey of from Adecco Staffing U.S. The survey found that 58 percent of hiring managers are not planning to hire new grads; of those who are, 69 percent only plan to hire one or two.

More than half (54 percent) of hiring managers don’t even offer interviews to job candidates with weak resumes, the survey said. Moreover, hiring managers are most likely to cite spelling errors (43 percent) as the most common misstep that causes them to disqualify a candidate from consideration.

Source: Adecco Group North America