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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  • Jobless rate for recent college grads rose in 2014 - Salt Lake Tribune
    Don't panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow - Fresno Bee
    04/16/2015 - 12:10 pm | View Link
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  • Defenders of Wealth Blame Workers For Lousy Recovery, Not Policies ... - AlterNet.org
    It's not a jobless recovery; it's a recovery with no growth. ... Even college grads have seen virtually no wage growth in this century.
    04/9/2015 - 4:11 am | View Link
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  • Internships are key for recent grads looking for employment
    Still, the jobless rate among younger adults — those between 18 and ... which could serve as a big advantage for recent grads. The university's School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management makes it a requirement for students to complete three ...
    04/22/2015 - 2:51 am | View Link
  • Unemployment rate for college graduates ROSE to 12.4% in 2014 despite Obama's promise to reverse trend
    The Labor Department reported on Thursday that the number of jobless Americans in their 20s armed with a four-year or advanced degree rose to 12.4per cent last year from 10.9per cent in 2013. Philip Gardner, director of Michigan State University's ...
    04/16/2015 - 11:17 am | View Link
  • Jobless rate for recent college grads rose in 2014
    Washington • The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The company formerly known as Ernst & Young plans to hire 9,000 graduates from U.S. universities this year, up from 7,500 in 2014. But ...
    04/16/2015 - 9:06 am | View Link
  • Jobless rate for recent college grads rose in 2014
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The job prospects for recent college graduates deteriorated slightly last year despite an improvement in the overall job market, the Labor Department said Thursday. The unemployment rate for Americans age 20 to 29 who received a four ...
    04/16/2015 - 5:14 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
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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 ...
    04/26/2015 - 7:49 am | View Website
  • Unemployment Rates for College Graduates Are Dropping ...
    Report: “From Hard Times to Better Times: College Majors, Unemployment, and Earnings” Authors: Anthony P. Carnevale and Ban Cheah. Organization: Georgetown ...
    04/25/2015 - 11:20 pm | View Website
    UNEMPLOYMENT PROBLEMS AMONGST GRADUATES OF HIGHER INSTITUTIONS ABSTRACT In this research, it is assumed that unemployment is a factor inherent in the nation’s ...
    04/25/2015 - 2:38 pm | View Website
  • The job market for recent college graduates in the United ...
    The job market for recent college graduates in the United States. April 05, 2013. In October 2011, the unemployment rate for 20- to 29-year-olds who had graduated ...
    04/25/2015 - 1:55 pm | 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 ...
    04/25/2015 - 1:02 am | View Website
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