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Recent Graduate Or Unemployed?

Jill Jacinto | Posted 06.17.2016 | College
Jill Jacinto

Congrats graduates of 2016! You made it through 4 years of grueling coursework, late night studying, early classes and internships. No longer, seniors, you are now recent graduates entering the real world. Yet, I've always wondered, how soon does 'recent graduate' become unemployed?

The Global Search for Education: Good Jobs Are Back for College Graduates

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.18.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

To tell us more about how the American job machine is working again for college graduates, Anthony Carnevale, the Center on Education and the Workforce's director, joins us today in The Global Search for Education

Tyler Kingkade

Many Recent College Graduates Have Found Jobs | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.08.2014 | College

NEW YORK -- College graduates who entered the labor market during the Great Recession in 2008 are doing fine finding employment, a government study re...

14 Ways to Work While Traveling

Stephanie Be | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Congrats to all of the new grads! If you're looking to put your career on hold and TRAVEL before you dive into a committed occupation, here's list of ways to do it!

The Upside of Starting Your Career in a Recession

Adam Grant | Posted 02.10.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

Of course, it shouldn't take a serious recession to remind us that we should be grateful for our good fortunes. But in a world where it's all too easy to lose sight of what's going right, there may be long-term gains from short-term losses.

College Grads Eye Wall Street Jobs As Route To Save The World

Posted 06.04.2013 | Impact

Jason Trigg wanted to change the world when he graduated from MIT. So he took a job at a hedge fund on Wall Street where he writes software all day. ...

Analysis: Young College Graduates Are $3,200 Poorer Than They Were In 2000

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

Recent college graduates trying to make it on their own have truly been living through a lost decade. Young college graduates are making less money...

Katy Hall

Why College Students Should Be Worried | Katy Hall | Posted 03.26.2013 | College

The February jobs report released Friday showed the unemployment rate at 7.7 percent, its lowest level in four years. Job gains were better than expec...

College Is Not Inoculation

Jared Bernstein | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

While college completion certainly gives you a solid leg up, both in terms of jobs and earnings, it doesn't inoculate you against global wage arbitrage, accelerating labor-saving technology, and high unemployment.

Why SUNY's Cooperative Education Is a Win for the American Economy

Nancy L. Zimpher | Posted 02.07.2013 | College
Nancy L. Zimpher

American educators must not lose sight of the monumentally important task that we must achieve with each graduating class, and that is meeting the workforce demands of a 21st Century global economy and preparing students for a prosperous future.

What Goldman Sachs Tells Us About Teach for America

Rui Dai | Posted 11.18.2012 | College
Rui Dai

The two-year noncommittal model of recruitment is amazing for attracting high-achieving students, but it is not sustainable for jobs that require a long-term commitment. Just like Goldman Sachs, Teach for America should scale down their two-year program.

How to Turn 'Generation Screwed' Into Generation Stellar

Morgan Norman | Posted 10.22.2012 | Business
Morgan Norman

When a generation is painted as destined for failure, we eventually find those who steer through the criticism and counter it to become something stellar. However, this can only happen if "Generation Screwed" refuses to accept what they've been handed.

Latinos Face The Facts Regarding College Degrees

Posted 08.20.2012 | Latino Voices

By Elaine de Valle, VOXXI Higher education pays off. A worker with just a high school diploma is twice as likely to be unemployed as a worker wi...

To Create Jobs, Break The ICE -- Innovate, Collaborate, Educate

Rosabeth Moss Kanter | Posted 08.24.2012 | Impact
Rosabeth Moss Kanter

To keep America strong and Americans working, opportunity must flow to everyone. Regions with lower unemployment and greater growth prospects break the ice by finding the connections between innovation, collaboration, and education -- a flow of resources to create, attract, and grow jobs.

Millennials: Make A Living, Make A Difference

Theresa Berenato | Posted 09.12.2012 | Impact
Theresa Berenato

Millenials, who grew up in the shadow of the 9/11 attacks and hurricane Katrina, and searched for jobs during a recession, are not only volunteering in record numbers, they are looking for meaningful career opportunities.

Still No Job After Graduation -- Now What?

Adele Scheele | Posted 07.30.2012 | College
Adele Scheele

If you've left your college campus but still don't have a job, consider these strategies to get you in the door of your new career.

The Majority of the Unemployed Went to College?

Dr. Bonnie Snyder | Posted 07.22.2012 | College
Dr. Bonnie Snyder

I thought I had lost the capacity to be shocked, but I was wrong. Recently, Investors Business Daily reported that for the first time in history, the majority of jobless workers (57 percent) have attended college.

New Grads Choose Job Security Over Start-up Opportunity

Gautam Godhwani | Posted 07.14.2012 | College
Gautam Godhwani

If the idea of beginning your career at a start-up makes your palms sweat, then you aren't alone. According to a recent survey, only 4 percent of 2012 graduates said a startup would be their ideal place to work.

Bonnie Kavoussi

Recent College Graduate Skunked In Job Hunt, Joining Half Her Peers Without Full-Time Work | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 05.10.2012 | Business

When Serena Whitecotton, 22, walked into Bank of America last month, she encountered a high school classmate working as a teller. It was another remin...

Good News For College Seniors

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2012 | Business

By Jilian Mincer and Jennifer Merritt NEW YORK, April 1(Reuters) - Sean Chua expected the hunt for his first job after college to be t...

For Younger Workers, the News Gets Worse and Worse

Scott Bittle | Posted 05.11.2012 | Business
Scott Bittle

New analysis shows what a lot of younger Americans have probably noticed for themselves: even if you're lucky enough to have a job, it's still tough to get ahead.

Unemployment Is A Lifestyle For Actors, And Now Too Many Others

Brendan McMahon | Posted 03.05.2012 | Home
Brendan McMahon

Like most actors and many Americans, I'm unemployed. Right now, the country is running an 8.6 percent unemployment rate.

Want to Get a Job? Mail a Letter

Jasmeet Sidhu | Posted 05.29.2011 | College
Jasmeet Sidhu

Cold-calling, as terrifying as it can be (especially for a shy person like me!), can be your ticket to opening doors and meeting some really interesting, successful people.

3 Reasons Why the Real World Is Scarier Than I Imagined

Jasmeet Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jasmeet Sidhu

Losing the student discounts was one thing. But what was more traumatizing was being suddenly viewed the same as the 49-year-old marketing executive sitting next to me on public transit.

2010: The Year We Learned A College Degree Doesn't Equal Immediate Career Success

Christie Garton | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Christie Garton

Victoria Reitano is a 2010 graduate and frequent contributor to How many times throughout your lifetime have you been asked "what...