Graduating into a depressed job market set back job seekers in a number of ways. Of those who said the demand for their degree decreased while they were in school, 33 percent also said they were forced to take a lower paying job outside their field, and 32 percent said the lack of demand meant they couldn't find work after graduation.However, 46 percent of respondents who said the demand for their major decreased while they were in college also reported that they were able to find a job in their desired career path within a year, and 58 percent had within two years after graduation.
One-Third Of Workers Do Not Work In Occupations Related To Their College Major
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