A new report has found that adding a college degree to a resume will help job seekers new to the market find work this year.
According to the report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, students with engineering, finance and computer science degrees have some of the best chances of finding a job after graduation, with growth expected to increase by more than 20 percent in those fields during the next few years, the Huffington Post reports.
Some of the best entry-level positions for graduates with a finance degree on their resume includes financial analyst, cost estimator and human resources, training and labor specialist.
For those graduating with a technology-related degree, the report found there will be continued openings for computer system analysts, information security, web developers and computer network architects.
The news is also good for graduates with a liberal arts or humanities degree, who should be able to find more jobs in marketing research, social work and management analysis.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that professionals with a postsecondary degree on their resume have the potential to earn $1,000 more per week than those with some or no college education.