1 In 2 Grads Jobless Or Underemployed

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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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  • Job outlook is strong for new college grads - Bankrate.com
    "Despite the recent slowdown, job growth for college grads is back to ... s better than for high school graduates, where the jobless rate was 5.4
    05/2/2016 - 9:46 am | View Link
  • A parent's graduation dilemma - Cincinnati Enquirer
    Seriously, the jobless rate for young college graduates now is about 5 ... But the underemployment rate for young college grads is disturbingly
    04/29/2016 - 2:22 pm | View Link
  • Report shows college makes a difference - The Daily News
    Also, jobless rates for college grads are typically much lower than for non-grads.
    04/28/2016 - 1:51 pm | View Link
  • Best Places for STEM Grads 2016 - Atlanta Journal And Constitution
    2.3% in June 2015, which compares with the 5.3% jobless rate nationwide ... Best places for STEM grads 2016 1. Huntsville, Alabama Huntsville, near
    04/26/2016 - 9:39 am | View Link
  • The 10 best cities for launching your career - Bankrate.com
    ... bottom 25% for job prospects for grads, with an above-average unemployment rate for 20- to 24-year-olds and one of the highest jobless rates...
    04/25/2016 - 7:13 am | View Link
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  • Labor Market Looking Up For Recent Grads, But Experts Say More Improvement Needed
    Back in 2007, this group had an unemployment rate of 5.5 percent and an underemployment rate of 9.6 percent. The current jobless rate for young high school grads is 17.9 percent, compared to 15.9 percent in 2007. For this demographic, the underemployment ...
    04/22/2016 - 9:47 am | View Link
  • Jobless Grads Who Sued Law Schools Find More Rejection in Court
    Back in 2011, disgruntled law school graduates thought they found a way to recover some of their bad investment—by suing their alma maters for alleged fraud. The proposed class actions started in San Diego and spread across the country, with at least 15 ...
    10/15/2015 - 12:19 am | View Link
  • Two-thirds of grads jobless at graduation
    You might have heard that the national class of 2014 graduated with the most debt accrued out of any other classes before it. And only about one-third of those graduates walked across the stage with a job in hand. Of those graduates who had applied for a ...
    06/24/2014 - 3:31 am | View Link
  • College Grads Are Jobless In China's "High-Growth" Economy
    China’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security reports that 6.99 million students will graduate from institutions of higher learning in the country this year. That’s the biggest class in the history of China, 190,000 more than in 2012. Chinese ...
    05/25/2013 - 1:00 pm | 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 - 1:49 pm | View Link
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  • Jobless Bloggers
    Survey Shows Most 2014 College Grads Are Under-Employed Sixty-five percent of recent college grads are employed, 4 percent are in internships, and 31 percent are not ...
    05/1/2016 - 6:15 pm | View Website
  • Employment Status of the Civilian Population 25 Years and ...
    U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | Division of Labor Force Statistics, PSB Suite 4675, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20212-0001 www.bls.gov/CPS | Telephone ...
    04/29/2016 - 8:02 am | View Website
  • Europe's Jobless Generation
    Euro News Content "When you have 7 out of 10 young people unemployed then you create a dangerous social situation."
    04/26/2016 - 7:15 am | View Website
  • Millennial College Graduates: Young, Educated, Jobless
    These grads are facing the longest sustained period of unemployment in history. ... Carnevale says graduates are feeling let down by their universities, even as the ...
    05/27/2015 - 2:18 am | View Website
  • Study: Income Gap Between Young College and High School ...
    Put another way, today's young high school-only grads earn about 62 percent of what their college-graduate peers earn. In 1965, the figure was nearly 81 ...
    02/11/2014 - 1:49 pm | View Website
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