The accepted rhetoric has been that American schools aren’t producing enough science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) graduates to fill the jobs in the burgeoning IT sector. Thus, employers are forced to bring in overseas workers in order with the skills they need. But new data is telling a different story. Read more
A recent college graduate survey indicates that a significant percentage of new grads are underemployed or have jobs that do not require their degrees. Most of the approximately 1,000 2011-2012 grads polled also claim that they will need additional training to qualify for the job they want.
The employment outlook for 2013 college graduates is encouraging, but a new report paints a bleaker picture of the current job situation among “millennials”: 11.5 percent of young adults from 18-29 were jobless in December. What will change in the coming months? Read more