ANCHOR LEAD: The overall hiring projection for the U.S. is expected to increase by 7.5% for the Class of 2015, and that's good news for millennials who are now becoming the largest generation in the workforce. Brian Osuch has more on a new survey highlighting the employment preferences and attitudes of tomorrow's leaders. (:60)
SCRIPT: Newsbreak, I'm Brian Osuch. The National Society of High School Scholars or (NSHSS), with over 1 million high-achieving diverse honor students, in collaboration with Hanover Research, just released its Annual Career Survey. NSHSS President, James Lewis says it helps employers gain insight into students' career aspirations and how they will impact the future of our global economy.
CUT: (Lewis) We surveyed our members and found the top-career interests of this group are STEM and business fields, which is great news for our country. Significant factors in choosing an employer for Millennials include corporate social responsibility and strong company benefits, including flexible schedules.
SCRIPT: Google tops the list of employers of choice, but the survey finds one industry stands out even more…
CUT: (Lewis) Overall, hospitals and health companies are most popular among respondents – with forty-percent expecting to work in Health-related fields. But, tech-related companies are increasing in popularity. The findings can help yield better insights for companies to engage this talent pipeline.
SCRIPT: For more, go to NSHSS.org. That's Newsbreak from the NSHSS.
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