News tagged with college graduate

Job market for college grads has 'legs'

After last year's rollercoaster ride, the job market for college graduates has settled down and appears braced for slow but steady growth, according to Michigan State University's annual Recruiting Trends study.

Nov 17, 2011
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More youth seeing their Facebook, email hacked

Young people are having a harder time keeping their profile pages and email accounts secure, especially from prankster friends. And although many treat hacking or spying as a joke, nearly half who have been victims were upset ...

Oct 06, 2011
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Student loan default rates jump

The number of borrowers defaulting on federal student loans has jumped sharply, the latest indication that rising college tuition costs, low graduation rates and poor job prospects are getting more and more ...

Sep 12, 2011
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Top ten hot career trends for college graduates

In a graduation season of high unemployment rates, a new trend study from the University of California San Diego Extension reveals some of the hottest career options for college graduates in this recovering economy.

May 20, 2011
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A time for a change in the PhD system

(PhysOrg.com) -- According to a series of articles published in Nature, the world has too many PhDs and not enough academic jobs to sustain them. Researchers point out that it is either time to make change ...

Apr 25, 2011 report
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Job seekers: How do you rate with employers?

Finding employment can be a daunting task. Millions of college graduates, new to the professional work force, face this challenge every year after receiving their degrees. Many have sacrificed and toiled for perfect grades, ...

Feb 22, 2011
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Sony says to hire more foreign graduates

Japanese electronics giant Sony said Thursday it will increase the number of foreign graduates it hires by 2013 as it tries to tap a wider talent pool to remain competitive against overseas rivals.

Jan 20, 2011
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College job market to see slight rebound

The national job market for college graduates should rebound slightly next year as many large corporations end hiring freezes and small, fast-growth companies continue helping reshape the economy, according to Michigan State ...

Nov 17, 2010
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