It is apparent to most that the U.S. labor market continues to slowly recover from the depths of the recent Great Recession. As employers find it increasingly hard to secure qualified talent for professional positions, more and more of those employers are hiring college and university students for internships, part-time jobs, and seasonal positions. They’re also turning to recent graduates for entry-level jobs and other career opportunities.
But is that the best course of action for these employers? In short, is there a net benefit to recruiting college students and recent graduates?