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Britain's economic recovery failing to boost graduate job prospects

Britain's economic recovery failing to boost graduate job prospects | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Despite what Osborne says, many people with degrees are being forced to take low-skilled roles away from their expertise (...) - by Katie Allen, The Guardian, 5 December 2013

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UK: Graduate job prospects declining, tracking of university students finds

UK: Graduate job prospects declining, tracking of university students finds | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Salary premium reducing year-on-year as 40% fail to get graduate-level work two years after gaining degree.

 

Britain's graduates face an increasingly challenging jobs market, with 40% failing to get graduate-calibre posts more than two years after leaving education, around twice the proportion of their peers a decade earlier, according to a study of recent ex-students' career paths. (...) - by Peter Walker, guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 7 November 2012

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Half of recent UK graduates stuck in non-graduate jobs, says ONS

Half of recent UK graduates stuck in non-graduate jobs, says ONS | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Percentage of recent graduates working in jobs which do not require degree up to 47% from 39% before financial crisis. 

Almost half of recent graduates in the UK are in non-graduate jobs, according to official data that has underscored the challenges facing young people entering the labour market.

The proportion of recent graduates working in jobs for which a higher educational background is not usually required was 47% this year, up sharply from 39% before the financial crisis struck. Most of the increase has come since the 2008/9 recession, the Office for National Statistics said. (...) - By Katie Allen, The guardian, 19 Novembre 2018

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Huge numbers of graduates are underemployed

China's labour market has so far proved resilient despite a slowing economy, but that means little to recent college graduate Wu Xiuyan, writes Lilian Lin for The Wall Street Journal. A mismatch between graduates’ skills and job market needs is resulting in underemployment. (...) - University World News

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