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Great Recession Leaves Recent Grads Feeling Unprepared and Pessimistic

Monday, September 19, 2011

With graduation behind them, most new professionals look forward to starting their careers on an optimistic note. Not so for those who graduated during the Great Recession, according to Rutgers University's Heldrich Center for Workforce Development.

"There is a large number of talented people who are underemployed or unemployed," notes Carl Van Horn, director of the Heldrich Center and co-author of the study Unfulfilled Expectations: Recent College Graduates Struggle in a Troubled


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