What’s the Problem?

Why are college grads not finding jobs?

About 1.5 million, or 53.6 percent, of bachelor’s degree-holders under the age of 25 last year were jobless or underemployed, the highest share in at least 11 years. In 2000, the share was at a low of 41 percent, before the dot-com bust erased job gains for college graduates in the telecommunications and IT fields.

Out of the 1.5 million who languished in the job market, about half were underemployed, an increase from the previous year.

Take a few minutes to read through the comments via this article. The opinions range from rising college tuition costs to students that major in Liberal Arts. There’s obviously no clear reason but we’re again reminded that the United States’ economy and workforce is in transition.