• Nearly 40 percent of employers say they plan to increase hiring levels in the next 12 months; of those, 28 percent say they will put more emphasis on hiring workers who have four-year degrees.
  • Only 25 percent of employers believe colleges and universities are adequately preparing students for "the demands of the global economy."
  • Over 90 percent of employers say they are asking employees to take on more duties and to utilize a broader skill set at work.

Source: Association of American Colleges and Universities

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