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NOVEMBER 1988

Do you hire students? This may help you understand their thinking. In ranking expectations for their first job out of college, opportunity for promotion tops the list with 73% calling it a "very important" factor to be considered. The least important factors? A corporate sense of social responsibility (35%) and company size (20%).

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% of students who think the following attributes of their first job are "very important":

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Company size 20%

Social responsibility 35

Work hours 41

Company location 50

Starting salary 53

Opportunities for

creativity 61

Benefits package 63

Long-term income

potential 65

Job security 69

Opportunities for

promotion 73

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Source: Roper Campus Reports, The Roper Organization Inc., 1988

Last updated: Nov 1, 1988




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