As the global economy continues a punchless recovery, entry-level talent faces a grim reality: finding a job,while paying off an average of $29,400 in student loan debt, is difficult indeed. The statistics are sobering:
- 7.9% of recent college graduates are unemployed
- 36.7% of recent grads are working in positions that don’t require a degree
What must young professional to do to get a leg up in the sluggish economy?
As this infographic from MidAmerica Nazarene University shows, the answer is combining a strategically planned education with useful skills, a strong network, and an authoritative voice. Also an option: starting your own business rather than waiting for just the right job to come along.
Check out the research, and then set a new career goal: make yourself recession-proof!