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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    THE FACTS: Wrong on both counts. Trump was citing outdated numbers. Ten days earlier, the government reported the black jobless rate jumped nearly a percentage point to 7.7 percent in January, higher than most of last year and barely below the 7.8 percent ...
    02/17/2018 - 7:32 am | View Link
  • Challenges ahead as Kosovo, Europe's newest nation, turns 10
    "There are no prospects here, especially for us, the young people." Kosovo has a young population and with the jobless rate so high, many pack the capital's cafes, nursing a single coffee for hours. "If my uncles did not live in Switzerland and support us ...
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  • Least livable: Worst county, by state, to live in
    Additionally, Hawaii County has an unemployment rate of just 2.4%, well below the country’s 4.1% jobless rate. While Hawaii County residents are relatively healthy and benefit from a strong job market, a substantial share of them face serious financial ...
    02/16/2018 - 12:30 am | View Link
  • Canadian Stocks Are Off Their Early Highs
    The ILO jobless rate in metropolitan France and the overseas departments came in at 8.9 percent of the labor force, the lowest since early 2009. The rate decreased by 0.7 percentage points sequentially. First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits rose ...
    02/15/2018 - 1:55 am | View Link
  • Energy drives US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in January
    Low interest rates have fueled one of the strongest bull markets on U.S. history. The government said Thursday that the number of unemployed workers filing for jobless benefits rose by 7,000 last week to 230,000. The small increase reversed a drop of 7,000 ...
    02/15/2018 - 12:00 am | View Link
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  • Graduate unemployment
    The lack of jobs available, and skills desired by employers, are beginning to prove to be another major cause for graduate unemployment in the U.S. Graduates are completing school with a degree and a head full of knowledge, but still lack work experience to impress white-collar employers.
    02/9/2018 - 7:56 pm | View Website
  • Unemployed College Graduates, Here's ...
    Calling all unemployed college graduates — here's how to spend less and earn more if you're struggling to find a job after you've hung up your cap and gown.
    02/9/2018 - 11:56 am | View Website
  • Fast Facts
    Employment rates of college graduates. ... recent trends in two distinct yet related measures of labor market conditions—the employment rate and the unemployment rate.
    02/6/2018 - 9:15 am | View Website
  • The Class of 2016
    For young college graduates, the unemployment rate is currently 5.6 percent (compared with 5.5 percent in 2007), and the underemployment rate is 12.6 percent (compared with 9.6 percent in 2007).
    04/21/2016 - 10:06 am | View Website
  • Which Countries Have The Most Unemployed Graduates ...
    Which countries have the most out of work college graduates? According to a recent OECD report, the unemployment rate for people with a third level ...
    10/13/2015 - 9:06 am | View Website
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