What do employers look for?

According to an employer survey conducted by Michigan State's Collegiate Employment Research Institute (Sheetz, 1995), organizations seek the following qualifications in recent college graduates. This list can serve as a guide for students wanting to "sell" themselves better or prepare themselves for what employers will want -- whether they're thinking about careers or graduate school.

Sheetz, L. P. (1995). Recruiting Trends: 1995-96. East Lansing, MI: Collegiate Employment Research Institute, Michigan State University.

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Last modified June 7, 1998

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