Here in the U.S., one of the big economic problems many talk about is the lack of good paying jobs for new college graduates. Government statistics show the unemployment rate for recent college grads nearly double the overall rate. The problem is compounded by the fact many young adults earn their diploma, along with crippling […]
Elian Gonzalez, the young Cuban boy at the center of a tense 2000 international custody battle that became a cause celebre and raised tensions on both sides of the Florida Straits, is a college graduate, the AP reports. Cuban government website Cubadebate said Friday that the now 22-year-old Gonzalez received...
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After spending four or more years completing exams and research papers while heeding every bit of advice from your professors, the last thing college grads need is an earful of advice from just about everyone they meet. However, people are quick to offer tips on the job search and your future without hesitation. Show More Summary
The first step to landing that dream job is a great resume. But college grads and young professionals with only a few years experience tend to make some pretty classic mistakes on their resumes, says Volen Vulkov, founder of resume writing...Show More Summary
Is it any wonder so many college grads don’t have real jobs? Companies have stopped recruiting and interviewing them and have hired third party automated interview vendors instead, writes Nick Corcodilos. Photo by Cultura RM Exclusive/Stefano...Show More Summary
A new study released Thursday by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce notes a major turning point: For the first time, four-year college grads make up the largest share of this country’s workforce. “America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots” finds that 73 percent of the 11.6 million jobs gained since 2008 went... Read more »
Photo courtesy of @amandamariemedia on Instagram One of life's greatest mysteries is "Where am I going to live after college?" For some of you the answer is "Wherever I get a job." or "Near my family." If you're more of the adventurous type and are looking to move to a different city after you graduate, I've ranked the U.S. Show More Summary
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If youth unemployment -- and the lack of good entry-level jobs for college grads -- was being driven by workplace automation, American productivity (value created per hour worked) would be soaring, rather than stagnating. (more…)
John Olen is writing at EconomyInCrisis.org and asking - are college grads really at fault for massive student loan debt?
Donald Trump won the Republican nomination for president in large part because of voters who have not graduated from college. In the Indiana primary, for example, Trump won 47 percent of the vote among college grads — but 60 percent among those who had not earned a bachelor’s degree. Will he be able to rally […]
Two recent biomedical engineering graduates from Brown have invented a new way to improve the swabs used in forensic testing after a sexual assault: Make them more like pregnancy tests.
As I said goodbye to this year's excited graduates, I thought back to all the advice I'd given and been given at one time or another. Thinking of lessons I learned from observation or through trial and error during my time in industry,...Show More Summary
The world is your oyster, they say. Just study hard, apply yourself and have endless opportunities greet you upon graduation. Sounds rewarding enough, until costs are factored in...
Quoctrung Bui of the New York Times writes today about perceptions of massive unemployment among young college grads: We asked: “What would you guess is the current unemployment rate for four-year college graduates between the ages of 25 and 34?”...The most common answers for college graduates were between 20 and 30 percent. Show More Summary