More Jobs for New Grads in 2014

Employers want to see work experience as well as good grades.

The Class of 2014 can heave a sigh of relief. The lectures, exams and essays are almost over, and the job market is bright. Employers plan to hire 7.8% more new grads for U.S. jobs this year than last, says the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Starting salaries are slated to rise by 4.3%.

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