Stories of economic worries dominate the news these days, but there is a sense of optimism for one group looking for work. In the midwest, employers anticipate hiring 25 percent more new college graduates this year. Employers recruiting members of the Class of 2008 say this is the healthiest job market in three years for people just starting their careers.
These are the Top 10 Bachelor Level Degrees in Demand, according to National Association of Colleges and Employers: Accounting, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration/Management, Economics/Finance, Information Sciences & Systems, Marketing/Marketing management, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems/Business Data Processing.
The job market and economy has been a big part of the presidential campaign so far. AARP is encouraging candidates to focus on a couple of other topics as well. It wants candidates to put partisan politics aside to provide health and financial security for all Americans. For more on the Divided We Fail campaign and how you can get involved, click here.