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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  • Japan grads see hottest job market since 1996 - Salt Lake Tribune
    The jobless rate for that age group was 7 percent in January, easing ... up for new grads. The average monthly starting salary for high school ...
    03/3/2015 - 12:39 pm | View Link
  • These Grads Are Seeing the Hottest Job Market Since 1996 - Bloomberg
    Job offers for Japanese graduates are soaring - The Gulf Today
    03/2/2015 - 10:52 am | View Link
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  • Best Places for Recent Grads to Find Jobs
    But what will these new grads find when they get there ... compared with other cities, such as Lincoln’s 2.5% jobless rate or Minneapolis’ 3.3%. An enviable entertainment scene, affordable housing and lots of tech jobs — what’s not to love ...
    03/30/2015 - 6:54 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
    That leaves the majority of recent grads trying to get noticed. "I'm talking to a lot of people I know. I'm getting referrals from them. Hopefully that will give me an edge," said Bobby Vitulano, 21, who graduated from Iona College in May with a finance ...
    08/7/2014 - 6:06 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 - 7:31 am | View Link
  • Jobless grads should eye smaller businesses
    The college class of 2014 is graduating across the country, and while some grads may be going directly into the workforce, many others are leaving school without a job lined up. There's still time for those new grads looking for work. With the economy ...
    05/9/2014 - 7:04 am | View Link
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  • College Graduates Unemployment
    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 ...
    03/31/2015 - 12:20 am | View Website
  • Welcome to Unemployment: College Grads Face Tough Job ...
    Welcome to Unemployment: College Grads Face Tough Job ... ... Richard French
    03/30/2015 - 6:43 pm | View Website
  • • U.S. high school graduates and dropouts: unemployment ...
    This graph shows the unemployment rate of high school graduates and dropouts not enrolled in school from 2000 to 2013. 55.1 percent of the high school dropouts were ...
    03/29/2015 - 2:24 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    03/29/2015 - 1:12 am | View Website
  • The Jobless Rate for Community-College Graduates Is Also ...
    Degrees of Education The Jobless Rate for Community-College Graduates Is Also Low
    03/28/2015 - 9:42 am | View Website
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