More and more, a college degree is a prerequisite for employment. A recent survey from CareerBuilder found that many companies have increased the educational requirements for employees.
In fact, 41 percent of employers look for college-educated workers for positions that formerly required only a high school degree. Employers in the survey said that a college-educated workforce leads to high work quality, productivity, communication, and innovation, among other benefits.
But just having a degree does not mean that getting your first job out of college is automatic or easy. Here are seven things you can do during college to heighten your likelihood of getting a job quickly — plus, a look at entry-level job titles, and jobs by major.
Here are seven practical things you can do to get a post-grad job: