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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  • 40,000 grads want to be cops, but minorities disinterested, IGP says
    The national police chief urged jobless degree holders to venture into policing as a career, saying they might get to climb up the ranks easily with their academic qualifications. “They can apply if they want to join the police force. A lot of constables ...
    09/22/2016 - 6:33 pm | View Link
  • A Former Jobless Grad’s Best Advice To Jobless Grads
    Congratulations on the whole summa cum laude thing. That’s an incredible accomplishment! And, uh, sorry that you don’t have a job lined up already. You’re probably stressing about this right now. Heed this advice from one former jobless grad to ...
    05/13/2015 - 1:00 pm | 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
  • Jobless grads: What they would've done differently
    (MoneyWatch) The employment figures look bleak for recent college graduates. According to a new survey from Rutgers University, only 51% of young grads have full-time employment and many are working at jobs that don't require a college degree. Another 20% ...
    05/10/2012 - 4:04 am | View Link
  • College grads jobless, underemployed economists say
    The college class of 2012 may be in for a rude welcome to the work world. Economists say a weak labor market has left about half of young college graduates either jobless or underemployed; that number equals 1.5 million bachelor-degree grads under the age ...
    04/23/2012 - 12:17 pm | View Link
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  • Jobless Grads Who Sued Law Schools Find More Rejection in ...
    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.
    10/15/2015 - 11:13 am | View Website
  • A Temporary Solution for Jobless College Grads ...
    The latest jobs report is in, and the employment picture is still bleak, especially for those just emerging from college. More than two million college ...
    07/15/2012 - 11:13 pm | View Website
  • Millennial College Graduates: Young, Educated, Jobless
    These grads are facing the longest sustained period of unemployment in history.
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  • Get ready for more stories about jobless law school graduates.
    Perhaps you thought reporters had exhausted the reservoir of stories about jobless law school graduates struggling to pay off their student loans.
    06/17/2016 - 12:12 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 ...
    09/19/2016 - 8:21 pm | View Website
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