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
  • Hopes are up for good summer hiring - CNBC
    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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  • 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 ...
    06/30/2015 - 7:09 pm | View Link
  • It'll take three and a half months to bag a job after graduating, appaz
    with a quarter of grads flocking there to find jobs - with Manchester and Birmingham in second and third place. So there you have it. The chances of being a perpetually jobless grad are very slim, so quit stressing and go enjoy your last few months of ...
    06/25/2015 - 8:36 am | View Link
  • Recent grads look forward to relief
    That left other people jobless. "College students were significantly impacted when you had people with 20 or 30 years of experience at a high level find themselves in the job market competing with students," she said. But some areas didn't feel it as much ...
    06/23/2015 - 1:14 pm | View Link
  • Nurses question why govt hospital understaffed but grads jobless
    KUCHING: Nurses working in a public sector hospital have questioned how it is possible for thousands of nursing graduates to be jobless when the hospital they work for is acutely short of nurses. According to them, it was heartbreaking to read of the ...
    05/19/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Scores of engg grads jobless, finds study
    A recent report released by ‘Aspiring Minds’ has revealed that only 18.09 per cent of engineers have jobs, while 18.43 per cent of them are employable. The third edition of the National Employability Report, Engineering Graduates - 2014, explored the ...
    07/15/2014 - 1:17 pm | 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 ...
    07/5/2015 - 5:46 pm | View Website
  • The Only University Without Unemployed Graduates In ...
    bilms: National Open University of Nigeria. Can your school beat that?I believe they have no unemployed graduates because majority of their undergraduates ...
    07/5/2015 - 2:40 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
    07/5/2015 - 11:19 am | 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
  • Unemployment for recent college graduates higher in 2014 ...
    The Labor Department says job prospects for recent college graduates deteriorated slightly last year despite an improvement in the overall job market.
    04/16/2015 - 11:07 am | View Website
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