Posted by Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, P.C. in News
Sep 6 2021
Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, P.C. Partner Nina Pirrotti appeared on NBC Connecticut to discuss rising starting salaries for recent college graduates. You can find the full segment here.
On September 6th, Nina spoke with NBC Connecticut’s Dan Corcoran about the rise in starting salaries for recent college graduates.
Nina discussed how higher starting salaries can impact opportunities college graduates and other employees have for career growth and satisfaction, saying: “The salary is wonderful and that in and of itself does open up opportunities like perhaps pursuing an advanced degree while they’re still in their current position, because they have the luxury now of having their financial level of comfort that they can do both. But it is more about the general working conditions, the flexibility that not only these college students have, but perhaps even greater numbers of different types of employees have as a result of the pandemic.”
When asked whether this trend might ultimately benefit the entire economy, Nina responded:
“I am cautiously optimistic that actually this phenomenon will benefit the economy as a whole, because the economy benefits when as many different segments of the society are participating in it, right. So when you have working mothers coming back to the workforce, when you have people of color coming back to the workforce, disabled people, people who have primary responsibility for caring for someone else at home, and they’re all now meaningfully participating in the workforce, the economy can only benefit it as a result.”
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