Overall, 58.8 per cent of graduates are in jobs deemed to be non-graduate roles, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
The BBC reports that the number of graduates had now “significantly outstripped” the creation of high-skilled jobs.
The CIPD said the report’s findings should be a “a wake-up call”.
Graduates looking for jobs struggle to fine them. Employers cannot find qualified graduates. Are poor resumes to blame? An article in The Independent suggests that is part of the problem.Please consider Graduate Employers Struggling to Fill Vacancies. The class of 2014 who graduate from university this summer still have a choice of hundreds of jobs that they could snap up, says a poll out today.
I write to ask your help recruiting promising undergraduate or graduate students for our annual Public Choice Outreach Conference. The 2014 Conference will be held on June 6 – 8, 2014 at the Hyatt Arlington conveniently located close to the National Mall and Georgetown areas of Washington DC. Applications are now available and are due on Friday, April 11, 2014.
I went on an interesting job interview. It was another "We want you to work for free." thing.I was 99% sure before the interview, that they wanted me to work for free. I went anyway. First, I needed to go buy something. Second, there's always a chance that someone isn't clueless. Third, it's better than staying home all day.Here's a tipoff. If someone is in a "shared workspace", it's 99%+ likely that they want you to work for free. If they can't afford a real office, then they can't afford to pay someone to write their product for them.
Nobody in recent months has expressed more public opposition to free trade than Ian Fletcher, see "Ten Problems With Free Trade" and "The Social Snobbery of Free Trade" for some examples of his anti-free trade vitriol. In the last link, he accuses President Obama o
Finance Minister Joe Oliver said he wants more paid work for unemployed young people, two days after Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said they should get out of their parents’ basements and seek unpaid positions.
Asked today about Poloz’s comments, which provoked criticism from student associations and lawmakers, Oliver said the central banker may have been referring to “the Catch-22” of young people who “can’t get a job because they don’t have the experience and they don’t have the experience because they can’t get a job.”
It's all too easy to be a victim of student debt. According to the College Board, the average price of tuition, fees, room and board for an in-state student at a public college or university is $17,860 for the 2012-13 school year.
Almost three years ago we first highlighted the real math behind the surging entitlement class that America has become. So why does a large portion of the population choose not to work when there are many jobs available? The answer is simple.