1 In 2 Grads Jobless Or Underemployed

College Grads

A weak labor market has left half of young college graduates either jobless or underemployed in positions that don't fully use their skills and knowledge.

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  • EDUCATION MATTERS: Is vocational education making a comeback? - Baltimore Times
    ... as a way of reversing the growing number of underemployed college grads. ... the European Union about a quarter of 15 to 25-year-olds are ...
    09/19/2014 - 1:49 pm | View Link
  • As I see it: Voting still matters when it comes to political clout - Lake County Record Bee
    ... are currently unemployed, about 12.6 percent of blacks are jobless. ... While the unemployment rate is lower for black college grads than for
    09/16/2014 - 1:44 pm | View Link
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    09/15/2014 - 12:08 pm | View Link
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    More than a half-century after brave protesters marched and bled and died to demand the right to vote for black citizens, the ballot box remains a potent weapon for civic and political change -- a radical undertaking that can shake up social systems and correct inequities and injustices. If there is any good news in the untimely death of Michael Brown, it's that the black residents of Ferguson ...
    08/30/2014 - 1:01 am | View Link
  • College grads face high hurdles to buying first homes
    The ladder to home-ownership is a lot steeper for debt-laden graduates.
    08/28/2014 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • Wall Street Banks' Pay Raises For Juniors A Sign Of Millennials’' Declining Interest In Banking
    Recent Yale University graduate Kyle Hutzler knew fairly early in his college career that he would rather pursue business consulting than banking. Sophomore year, the economics major interned for the consulting firm McKinsey & Co. Inc., working on small teams to help businesses improve their performances. When the privately held company offered him a job post-graduation, he accepted -- even ...
    08/27/2014 - 2:52 pm | View Link
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    08/25/2014 - 10:31 am | View Link
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  • Recent university grads increasingly jobless, study shows
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    09/4/2014 - 6:34 pm | View Link
  • Jobless grads struggle to stand out
    Ehrett Ramey's key to landing a job after graduating from Iona College in May was internships. "I was hired based on actual, real-life work experience in those internships," said Ramey, 25, a mass communications major who now works at Burbio.com in Pelham.
    08/7/2014 - 6:06 am | View Link
  • Jobless rates rise across Chattanooga area as students, grads seek jobs
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    06/26/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Two-thirds of grads jobless at graduation
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    06/24/2014 - 5:35 am | View Link
  • College Grads Are Jobless In China's "High-Growth" Economy
    There are plenty of construction jobs, but there are not enough opportunities that college graduates typically pursue. Last Sunday, China Central Television, the state broadcaster, reported that businesses with more than a 1,000 employees had 3.6% fewer ...
    05/29/2013 - 10:32 am | View Link
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  • Graduate unemployment
    Graduate unemployment in the United States . In June 2013, 11.8 million persons were unemployed, putting the unemployment rate at 7.6 percent. The economy is a large ...
    09/27/2014 - 11:12 pm | View Website
  • College Grads vs. Non-Grads and Unemployment Statistics
    Comparison between college graduates vs non-college graduates unemployment statistics. What this represents and which demographic is more likely to be ...
    09/27/2014 - 5:54 am | View Website
  • • U.S. high school graduates and dropouts: unemployment ...
    U.S. high school graduates and dropouts: unemployment rate 2013 - Get statistics & facts on statista.com!
    09/27/2014 - 3:23 am | View Website
  • Study: Black college grads have double the unemployment rate
    While unemployment for blacks has almost always been higher than the national rate, the recession took an especially harsh toll, with an unemployment gap between ...
    09/27/2014 - 2:19 am | View Website
  • EDUCATION IN MALAYSIA: 70% Public University Graduates ...
    Whoa! I think even the most cynical amongst us out there would have been shaken by such a staggering number of unemployed graduates. I mean how can more ...
    09/26/2014 - 2:30 pm | View Website
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