The Class of 2019 Report

The Class of 2019 Report

Written By

iCIMS Staff


Monday, May 13, 2019


Industry Trends

Members of Gen Z, anyone born from 1997 onward according to Pew Research Center, are true digital natives: growing up with the internet, social media and smartphones from a very early age.

As the oldest among this rising generation are just turning 22 this year, they are starting to graduate college and begin their job search.

But how does this incoming generation impact the workforce? What are their expectations for their first job out of college? What technologies do they expect employers to have in place?

Our fourth annual report explores the interests and expectations of the Class of 2019 – including industry, role, location, salary expectations. Additionally, we evaluated the realities of entry-level hiring from the perspective of recruiters and what has changed since our first report in 2016.