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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  • U.S. unemployment at 7-year low, but wages are flat - Houston Chronicle
    U.S. economy adds 223,000 jobs - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    07/2/2015 - 10:33 am | View Link
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    The anecdotes for new grads are looking good," said Swonk. ... 2008. Besides Thursday's employment report, there are weekly jobless claims at 8:30
    07/1/2015 - 6:46 am | View Link
  • Detroit Free Press Susan Tompor column [Detroit Free Press] - Bloomberg
    How do you land that job after college? - USA Today
    06/28/2015 - 5:07 am | View Link
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  • Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 267,000
    Applications for jobless aid rose 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 267,000 ... says the lion he bagged in the same African nation helps boost his business. UVa grads sue Rolling Stone over retracted campus rape story UVa grads sue Rolling Stone over ...
    07/30/2015 - 1:58 am | View Link
  • Jobless count ticks upward in Gloucester
    “It’s the college grads,” she said in a phone interview Monday ... with 3,427 employed in June compared to May’s 3,404. The number of jobless was up from 170 in May to 178 in June. The town’s unemployment rate rose from 4.8 percent in May ...
    07/27/2015 - 2:09 pm | View Link
  • Nurses Question Why Govt Hospital Understaffed But Grads Jobless
    According to them, it was heartbreaking to read of the plight of the nursing graduates in thesundaypost as most wards in their hospital are understaffed. They claimed many nurses often have to work double shifts, are forced to work overtime, while some ...
    07/23/2015 - 4:49 am | View Link
  • Brooklyn Law School: Jobless grads will get some money back
    Brooklyn Law School Dean Nicholas Allard said the school hopes to ease pressure some students feel to take any job just to pay loans and living expenses. Eagle file photo by Rob Abruzzese Brooklyn Daily Eagle Brooklyn Law School (BLS) recently announced ...
    07/15/2015 - 9:32 am | View Link
  • Law school: Jobless grads will get some money back
    NEW YORK >> New students at Brooklyn Law School will enter their profession with a novel safeguard: They’ll get 15 percent of their tuition back if they can’t find a suitable full-time job in nine months. Dean Nicholas Allard said Monday the school ...
    07/14/2015 - 12:43 am | View Link
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  • College Graduates Unemployment
    New research released Monday says nearly half of the nation’s recent college graduates work jobs that don’t require a degree. The report, from ...
    07/30/2015 - 9:59 am | View Website
  • The KwaZulu-Natal Unemployment Graduates Database
    Welcome Graduates, register on the system and ensure that your details are part of the unemployed graduates database of the province
    07/30/2015 - 2:57 am | View Website
  • Graduate unemployment
    Educated Unemployment is unemployment among people with an academic degree. Research undertaken proved that unemployment and the underemployment of graduates, are ...
    07/29/2015 - 6:26 am | View Website
  • College Graduates: Smart, Broke, and Unemployed
    College is totally worth it, even in the face of student loans - right? Turns out the answer might be no. Lisa and John discuss the rising cost of college ...
    07/28/2015 - 1:01 pm | View Website
  • Millennial College Graduates: Young, Educated, Jobless
    These grads are facing the longest sustained period of unemployment in history.
    05/27/2015 - 2:18 am | View Website
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