Last Updated Apr 12, 2008 6:34 PM EDT
- The Find: A projected increase in the hiring of college graduates has been slashed from 16 to eight percent for 2008.
- The Source: The National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook 2008 Spring Update.
Still, it's not all gloom and doom. Kozicki concedes that most grads are still getting at least one offer. They just have less leverage when it come to negotiating compensation. It's still possible to land your dream gig, but newly minted MBAs may have to step up their game: more flexibility, more face-to-face networking, and perhaps even more Facebook (or LinkedIn).