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The bottom line

May 21, 2006


The job market is bright for students graduating from Kansas, Baker and Haskell Indian Nations universities and others across the country, according to a survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers:

60: Percentage of employers who say they'll be hiring more new college graduates this year than last.

13.8: Percentage increase in total new jobs available for new college graduates this year compared with 2005.

9.8: Percentage increase in new jobs to be offered to college graduates by employers in the Midwest. Percentage increases in other regions: 24.8 for Northeast, 13.8 in the South and 5.8 in the West.

20: Percentage of employers who say they are increasing, or will be increasing, wages to entice potential employees.


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