The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Job Outlook 2011 shows that for the class of 2011, the job market is off to a positive start. Employers responding to the NACE Job Outlook 2011 Fall Preview survey reported plans to hire 13.5 percent more new bachelor's graduates from the class of 2011 than they did from the class of 2010.
When asked to describe the overall job market for class of 2011, the largest group -- almost half of employers -- characterized the market as "good." In comparison, last year, the the same group saw the job market as just "fair."
It's still a competitive job market, and recent college grads have their work cut out for them. But there are tools that can assist recent college grads in their search. AOL Jobs recently spoke to Steven Rothberg, president and founder of CollegeRecruiter.com. CollegeRecruiter is the leading job board for college students searching for internships and recent graduates hunting for entry-level jobs and other career opportunities.
Here's what Rothberg had to say about his site: