2021 New Grad Hiring Guide

College recruiting after COVID-19

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The class of 2021 is unlike any other in recent memory. Graduating out of a global pandemic into an uncertain job market, they’re part of the first group of Generation Z to enter the workforce, and they’ve got a lot to offer.

Our guide delves into the mindset of Gen Z grads: what they think of entry-level and gig work, career and salary expectations, their thoughts on employer COVID response, and their expectations for a diverse and inclusive workplace. To attract and retain these socially conscious, digitally-minded grads, you may need to shift your recruitment strategy. Our guide shows you how.

Here are just a few of the topics covered in this guide:

  • Who is the new grad class? Learn the results of our latest New Grad Survey.
  • College vs. non-college hiring: 40% of Gen Z goes to work straight from high school.
  • The best Gen Z communication styles: They’re text-friendly!
  • How your employer brand should speak to new grads.