How 2020 Changed the Way Students Find Jobs
With COVID-19 disrupting virtually every industry, 2020 was anything but predictable. As a result, only 39% of students feel confident or extremely confident in finding a job or internship by the summer.
Amidst the uncertainty, there have been some unexpected silver linings—85% of students accelerated or sustained their job search last year. As we head into the new year, take a moment to reflect on how employers, career centers, and students persevered in the face of adversity to connect at virtual fairs. In this report, we explore:
- Virtual recruiting lessons learned from 1,000s of employers
- How COVID-19 transformed the job search for millions of students
- Clues for successful digital engagement strategies for the new year