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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  • Master of the Rolls wants jobless law grads to represent litigants in person
    Let aspiring lawyers gain vital experience in the courts, says Sir Terence Etherton The Master of the Rolls has unveiled plans that could see law graduates struggling to land a training contract or pupillage represent litigants in person (LIPs) in court.
    12/5/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Unemployment drops for black Americans and high school grads
    The jobless rate for Black Americans fell to 8.1 percent from 8.6 percent in October, matching a nine-year low set in August. The number of employed black Americans rose, as did their labor force participation rate, the proportion who are either working or ...
    12/5/2016 - 3:42 am | View Link
  • Jobless Grads Who Sued Law Schools Find More Rejection in Court
    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. The proposed class actions started in San Diego and spread across the country, with at least 15 ...
    10/15/2015 - 5:19 am | 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
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  • Unemployment: Pictures, Videos, Breaking News
    Big News on Unemployment. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Unemployment.
    12/2/2016 - 6:12 am | 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 ...
    11/30/2016 - 5:24 am | View Website
  • 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
  • Pushing STEM subjects leaves graduates jobless, says ...
    Efforts by both political parties to boost the number of people studying science, technology and mathematics are wrongheaded and will simply lead to an increase in ...
    06/14/2016 - 10:14 am | View Website
  • Best career advice for new grads
    27 highly successful people share the best career advice for new grads
    05/16/2016 - 5:54 am | View Website
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