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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    The dollar has risen above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years as currency traders persist in selling the Japanese currency in reaction to Tokyo's aggressive credit-easing moves. More
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    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
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    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • US home building is surging, but job growth isn'tUS home building is surging, but job growth isn't
    The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
  • Secret slack shadows job market as Fed weighs when to lift rates - Providence Business News
    York found that 44 percent of working recent grads were underemployed in ... to be the strongest since 1999, combined with a jobless rate that fell
    10/20/2014 - 8:52 am | View Link
  • They Studied Keynes and They're Doing This. Why Can't the Fed See ... - BusinessWeek
    Bloomberg: Fed Doesn't Know How to Raise Interest Rates - NewsMax.com
    10/20/2014 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • Surprise: A Majority of Millennials Don't Have a College ... - AlterNet.org
    Young college grads working full-time are earning an eye-popping $17,500 ... those with high school or less are three times more likely to be ...
    10/19/2014 - 11:48 am | View Link
  • Surprise: A Majority of Millennials Didn't Go to College—That’s ... - AlterNet.org
    Young college grads working full-time are earning an eye-popping $17,500 ... those with high school or less are three times more likely to be ...
    10/18/2014 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • Employers Shy Away From Online, For-Profit Graduates - Gnom.es
    And college grads’ jobless rate is 3.8 percent, compared with 12.2 percent for those with only a high school diploma.
    10/17/2014 - 8:01 am | View Link
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    More than a half-century after brave protesters marched and bled and died to demand the right to vote for black citizens, the ballot box remains a potent weapon for civic and political change -- a radical undertaking that can shake up social systems and correct inequities and injustices. If there is any good news in the untimely death of Michael Brown, it's that the black residents of Ferguson ...
    08/30/2014 - 1:01 am | View Link
  • College grads face high hurdles to buying first homes
    The ladder to home-ownership is a lot steeper for debt-laden graduates.
    08/28/2014 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • Wall Street Banks' Pay Raises For Juniors A Sign Of Millennials’' Declining Interest In Banking
    Recent Yale University graduate Kyle Hutzler knew fairly early in his college career that he would rather pursue business consulting than banking. Sophomore year, the economics major interned for the consulting firm McKinsey & Co. Inc., working on small teams to help businesses improve their performances. When the privately held company offered him a job post-graduation, he accepted -- even ...
    08/27/2014 - 2:52 pm | View Link
  • What I Learned From Being a Broke, Unemployed Graduate
    Generous mentors pave the way for a would-be startup staffer, one with a very positive attitude.
    08/25/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Colleges worsen income inequality
    Tuition gouging for degrees that are useless in the real world and a failed business model have put U.S. colleges front and center as exacerbating income inequality.
    08/25/2014 - 10:31 am | View Link
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  • Returned Overseas Grads Face the Most Difficult Year for Job Hunting
    It will be very helpful for their overseas study and work, as well as their job-hunting after graduation." Another reason for high jobless rates among overseas grads relates to the decisions made by Chinese human resources departments to pass over those ...
    10/22/2014 - 2:24 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
    The unemployment rate rose across Southeast Tennessee and Northwest Georgia last month from students and graduates entering the job market. Despite monthly gains in the number of workers on the job, the jobless rate rose in all but two of the 18 counties ...
    06/26/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Two-thirds of grads jobless at graduation
    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 Check out this story on floridatoday.com: http://on.flatoday.com/1mjugln
    06/24/2014 - 5:35 am | View Link
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  • The Jobless Rate for Community-College Graduates Is Also ...
    Degrees of Education The Jobless Rate for Community-College Graduates Is Also Low
    10/21/2014 - 3:05 pm | View Website
  • • U.S. high school graduates and dropouts: unemployment ...
    U.S. high school graduates and dropouts: unemployment rate 2013 - Get statistics & facts on statista.com!
    10/21/2014 - 2:58 pm | View Website
  • The Increasing Unemployment Rate Among the Graduates in ...
    The increasing unemployment rate among the graduates in Malaysia is a worrying trend. For many years, the issue cropped up again and again, made the news headlines ...
    10/21/2014 - 4:28 am | View Website
  • The Unemployment of Recent Grads: February 2014 | Curran ...
    Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Unemployment Rates for February 2014: Bachelor's degree grads, aged 20-24:7.8% This compares to: Bachelor's de
    10/21/2014 - 1:58 am | View Website
  • Unemployment Syndrome Among Nigerian Graduates
    Unemployment Syndrome Among Nigerian Graduates - Free download as Word Doc (.doc), PDF File (.pdf), Text file (.txt) or read online for free.
    10/19/2014 - 4:59 am | View Website
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