Posted Tuesday, February 26th 2013 @ 6am
It’s no secret that the labor market is still struggling to recover. It doesn’t matter if you’re fresh out of college or an industry veteran, finding a job in this economic climate is difficult.
A few facts to consider:
- Last year, 1 out 2 college graduates under age 25 was either underemployed or jobless
- Unemployment among middle-aged workers (ages 45-65) is near a record high at 6%
- Individuals between the ages of 45 and 65 who lose their job take an average of one year to find another job (they make up 39% of the long-term unemployed)
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Photo Courtesy of Flickr.com, username: EURES, the European Employment Service