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 Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: G-III Apparel Group, Delta Apparel, Callaway Golf and Columbia Sportswear
    Along with higher wages, the average workweek for all employees came in at 34.5 hours last month. Further, weekly jobless claims for the week ending June 9, fell to a near 45-year low to 218,000 claims. A robust labor market results in higher wages.
    06/18/2018 - 1:17 am | View Link
  • Alabama jobless rate increases slightly
    Alabama’s unemployment rate is up slightly from a month ago. The state says the May jobless rate was 3.9 percent, up one-tenth of a percent from a month earlier. That rate is far below the rate of 4.6 percent from a year earlier, but it’s one-tenth of ...
    06/15/2018 - 11:08 am | View Link
  • American Job Openings Now Outnumber the Jobless
    The U.S. had more job openings this spring than unemployed Americans. For the first time since such record-keeping began in 2000, the number of available positions exceeded the number of job seekers, the Labor Department said Tuesday, a shift that is ...
    06/5/2018 - 12:28 pm | View Link
  • Experts give tips on how jobless grads can find work
    PETALING JAYA: A degree used to be the golden ticket to employment, but this is no longer the case with hundreds of thousands of graduates produced every year. The low entry requirements and competitive fees set by most of the 661 higher education ...
    01/28/2017 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • SIT grads in demand despite rising jobless rate
    The job market may have turned choppy for university graduates, but Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) students who graduated at the end of last year have kept their heads well above the water. SIT graduates continued to enjoy good job prospects ...
    10/8/2016 - 6:00 am | View Link
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  • Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 ...
    Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment
    06/11/2018 - 2:42 pm | View Website
  • South Carolina college grads entering the best job market ...
    The class of 2018 doesn't know how good it has it. This year's college graduates are entering the workforce at the peak of the job market. Unemployment for recent grads is as low as it has been in a decade. Employers' hiring plans are as robust as they've been since the recession. If this year is ...
    05/14/2018 - 2:58 am | View Website
  • The new underclass
    Why a generation of well-educated, ambitious, smart young Canadians has no future
    05/4/2018 - 7:28 am | View Website
  • Best Cities for Recent College Grads
    NerdWallet analyzed data for the 100 largest U.S. cities and scored each according to the environment offered for recent college graduates.
    09/26/2017 - 7:55 pm | View Website
  • Millennial College Graduates: Young, Educated, Jobless
    These grads are facing the longest sustained period of unemployment in history.
    05/27/2015 - 2:18 am | View Website
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