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What Entry-Level Jobs Really Look Like Today

Six-figure pay packages. The promise of a promotion within months. Thousands of dollars in student-loan reimbursements.

Look at hundreds of entry-level job postings for college grads, and you’ll find that companies are still in sales mode, despite employers’ moderating demand for young professionals.

Not long ago, new college graduates on the hunt for their first professional role could expect job ads to contain a litany of duties and responsibilities to the company. Postings today extol the opportunities that workers can expect from their employers, including commitments to flexible work styles and bosses’ respect for work-life boundaries.

Read the full article from The Wall Street Journal, which features data from Veris Insights on what entry-level job seekers want.