Career Builder and CareerRookie.com survey shows that 57% of employers will higher new grads in 2014. Read full survey details of the college majors in demand from class of 2014 here.
Which College Majors in Demand from Class of 2014?
The list below shows the percentage of responding employers looking for these specific college majors in demand.
- · Business 39 %
- · Computer and Information Sciences 28 %
- · Engineering 18 %
- · Math and Statistics 14 %
- · Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences 14 %
- · Communications Technologies 12 %
- · Engineering Technologies 11 %
- · Education 7 %
- · Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies, and Humanities 10 %
- · Science Technologies 7 %
- · Communication and Journalism 7 %
What this means for you?
None of this means that you run out and change your college major to one you think employers are demanding. What it does mean is that your job search as a new graduate must involve very specific job search strategies to identify positions that are right for you. Use these resources to expand your career and industry awareness.
Look for industries that are growing and where job growth is expected. Try to think more about careers and industry instead of “finding a job in my major.” For example, you might not see allied health majors on the list, but it does not mean that the healthcare industry isn’t booming and there won’t be opportunities for you.