‘I don’t know what to do with my major’ and other reasons college grads can’t find jobs


Despite the improving entry-level job market, a new survey shows that many new grads still struggle to find the right fit for their skills and interests. In a survey of 503 entry-level job seekers by national career matchmaking firm GradStaff, recent college grads seem largely unaware of career opportunities and unsure of how to apply their skills in the workforce. The survey, conducted from May to September 2016, revealed inefficient career preparation, job search methods and entry-level recruiting tactics. Among the key findings: Nearly 70 percent of respondents were either unemployed or working in a full-time non-professional job to make ends meet. Another 20 percent had full-time professional …

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