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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  • Santa Cruz County unemployment 8.3 percent [Santa Cruz Sentinel, ... - BusinessWeek
    ... was about the same size as a year ago as the jobless number fell from ... more assembly jobs open, she's asked the Bike Trip grads if they have
    01/24/2015 - 5:23 am | View Link
  • Germany: Business Says It Needs More Muslim Immigrants - VDare
    ... moving very slowly out of recession, but still has a jobless rate of 23 ... so there are plenty of educated Italians ready to work (Grads in ...
    01/22/2015 - 12:00 pm | View Link
  • Rs 1.2 lakh crore solar plan in the works for jobless tech grads, ... - Times of India
    NEW DELHI: The government is working on a Rs 1.2 lakh crore scheme to set up 20,000 mw solar power projects, or a fifth of the total solar power
    01/20/2015 - 5:37 am | View Link
  • Tech grads vie for Group-D job - Calcutta Telegraph
    ... but unpalatable truth that unemployment in the state has acquired unmanageable proportions with the jobless getting increasingly desperate.
    01/17/2015 - 8:35 am | View Link
  • A Big Gamble: Is College Worth it? by Dylan Sammut - Individual.com
    25 who had earned a Bachelor's degree were jobless or underemployed. ... College grads earn, on average, around $20,000 more annually then those
    01/16/2015 - 3:19 pm | View Link
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  • Rs 1.2 lakh crore solar plan in the works for jobless tech grads, MBAs
    NEW DELHI: The government is working on a Rs 1.2 lakh crore scheme to set up 20,000 mw solar power projects, or a fifth of the total solar power capacity envisaged by 2021-22, through qualified unemployed or under-employed youth in the next five years.
    01/20/2015 - 10:03 am | View Link
  • Vietnam hopes POHE can help solve problem of jobless university grads
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    12/28/2014 - 11:35 am | 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
  • Two-thirds of grads jobless at graduation
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    06/24/2014 - 7:31 am | View Link
  • Fact Check: Jobless college grads
    When Romney says half of graduates can't find a job, he is referring to an Associated Press survey earlier this year that concluded that about 1.5 million, or 53.6 percent, of bachelor’s degree-holders under the age of 25 last year were jobless or ...
    10/3/2012 - 3:49 pm | 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 ...
    01/31/2015 - 4:55 am | View Website
  • Study: Black college grads have double the unemployment ...
    Black unemployment has been nearly double that of the national average for years. Courtesy: Center for Economic Policy and Research
    01/30/2015 - 7:08 pm | 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
    01/30/2015 - 9:49 am | 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 ...
    01/29/2015 - 5:11 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 ...
    01/28/2015 - 12:22 pm | View Website
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