Branden Grimmett, associate provost, career and professional development at Loyola Marymount University, explained that recent graduates are focused on what they perceive to be “pandemic-proof” industries such as pharmaceuticals, e-commerce, construction, digital services and real estate. “They want their future employer to take inclusion very seriously, to make it easier to show up to their jobs as their authentic selves,” he said. “Companies should think about sharing their polices around diversity, equity and inclusivity up front with early talent they are recruiting.”
Source: Los Angeles Business Journal
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Grimmett also penned the article, “University Graduates are Prepared to Succeed in the L.A. Job Market,” for a special LABJ issue on economic trends.