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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ASK NEWS:
  • Baristas of the world unite: Why college grads may be stuck at ... - Washington Post
    Today 44 percent of recent college grads are stuck in jobs — that's a ... It gives the jobless the time to find the best, and not just any, job
    11/19/2014 - 12:48 pm | View Link
  • What the Economy Has Done to the Family - Bloomberg
    How a Bad Economy Breaks Up Families - Yahoo! Finance
    11/11/2014 - 1:22 pm | View Link
  • Arise from the basement, Gen Y. Your problems have been noticed - Globe and Mail
    The best thing to happen to jobless young adults in ages might be that ... Unpaid internships are unlikely to help grads-to-be get a job.” Read
    11/11/2014 - 1:19 pm | View Link
  • Poloz has torn down the Gen Y taboo; now let's keep talking - Globe and Mail
    The best thing to happen to jobless young adults in ages might be last ... Unpaid internships are unlikely to help grads-to-be get a job.” Read
    11/10/2014 - 8:19 am | View Link
  • Wayne's World - Maple Creek News
    That is what Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz did last week when he said jobless university grads should get experience and improve their...
    11/10/2014 - 5:31 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
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    10/24/2014 - 3:40 pm | View Link
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  • Wanna work? You come to New York
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    10/21/2014 - 4:10 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Bank of Canada governor tells jobless university grads to work for free
    Advocates for young workers took Stephen Poloz to task Tuesday after the Bank of Canada governor recommended that jobless university graduates beef up their resumes by working for free. Speaking to a House of Commons committee, Poloz suggested young ...
    11/4/2014 - 11:54 am | View Link
  • Recent university grads increasingly jobless, study shows
    New evidence shows recent graduates of Ontario universities are doing worse on almost all measures of employment compared to those who graduated before the recession. Since 2006, unemployment for all university graduates has risen and their ability to find ...
    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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  • 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 - 7:31 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • 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
    11/26/2014 - 11:24 pm | View Website
  • The Jobless Rate for Community-College Graduates Is Also ...
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  • College Grads vs. Non-Grads and Unemployment Statistics
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  • Slight Decrease in Unemployment for College Graduates ...
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    11/21/2014 - 10:40 pm | View Website
  • EDUCATION IN MALAYSIA: 70% Public University Graduates ...
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