Career Calling

January 23, 2014

Bad News for Recent College Graduates

Citing a report by the New York Federal Reserve Bank, Think Progress examines the plight of recent college graduates who can only land low paying jobs.  Ironically, some jobs that don’t require college degrees pay significantly more.  The report does not deny that people with degrees have better work opportunities.  What it notes is that more graduates are not enjoying opportunities they had in the past.  As a country, we need to start paying attention to the kind of jobs that are being created in the current “recovery.”  As more stories of college students falling through the economic cracks become prominent, especially when they are backed by data from the New York Fed, it’s logical to assume that some students will give up on college and give up on their future.  Opportunity needs to be more than a political slogan.

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