A recent Accenture study finds that 2011-2012 college graduates are struggling to find a place in the job market. Many are turning to further education to move up into the jobs they thought they were qualified for. For the details, just check out our new infographic below. To share it, please use the embed code below:

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Infographic Transcript
More than half (57 percent) of 2011/2012 college grads say finding a job was difficult, but 39 percent had jobs by the time they graduated and another 42 percent were employed within six months of graduation
41 percent of workers who graduated from college in the past two years (2011/2012 college grads) say they are underemployed and working in jobs that do not require their college degrees
Of 2011/2012 college grads, 68 percent are employed full-time and 16 percent are working part-time, seven percent say they haven’t had a job since they graduated in 2011 or 2012
Among the 2011/2012 college grads who are unemployed, 48 percent said they would have fared better in the job market with a different major, and 57 percent expect to go back to school within the next five years
Despite their degrees, nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of 2011/2012 college grads say they will need more training in order to get their desired job
Rude Awakening 42 percent of 2011/2012 college grads expect they will need to pursue a graduate level degree to further their career, more than twice as many of pending 2013 college grads, 18 percent of whom expect to do so
Of the 2011/2012 college grads with a two-year degree, 52 percent say they will need to get a four-year degree in order to get the job they want

Source: http://www.accenture.com/SiteCollectionDocuments/PDF/Accenture-2013-College-Graduate-Employment-Survey.pdf

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