Boxden hiphop sports wild'ish games movies news eyecandy tech gear rides
trending now most viewers #top20 top yesterday all sections videos pics tracks headlines

Jan 28 - Study: Nearly half are overqualified for their jobs

most watched this minute | see more
most viewed right now
147 viewing
 NFL RIP to the careers of 3 top 10 picks of the 2012 draft
31 comments
@sports
most viewed right now
110 viewing
Rick Ross Admits That Meek Mill Lost To Drake On "Foreclosures"
162 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
87 viewing
 NBA Baron Davis out here giving no fu-ks
82 comments
@sports
most viewed right now
85 viewing
Image inside Jae Millz Begging Smack For A Battle On URL, Smack Tells Him He's Not ..
152 comments
@hiphop
people viewing this topic:   (0 members and 1 guests)
 

let em know Share this on TwitterShare this on Facebook
 Jan 28 - Study: Nearly half are overqualified for their jobs
Unread 3 years agoclass of '07 - away - #1
1635 pageviews
29 comments


CadillacVyse 606 heat pts606 space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$20,059 | POWERFUL
USA TODAY

.​Nearly half of working Americans with college degrees are in jobs for which they're overqualified, a new study out Monday suggests.

The study, released by the non-profit Center for College Affordability and Productivity, says the trend is likely to continue for newly minted college graduates over the next decade.

"It is almost the new normal," says lead author Richard Vedder, an Ohio University economist and founder of the center, based in Washington.

The number of Americans whose highest academic degree was a bachelor's grew 25% to 41 million from 2002 to 2012, statistics released last week from the U.S. Census Bureau show.

The number with a.ssociate's degrees increased 31%, while the number of Americans for whom the highest level of education attainment was a master's or doctorate degree grew fastest of all 45% and 43%, respectively.

Earnings in 2011 averaged $59,415 for people with any earnings ages 25 and older whose highest degree was a bachelor's degree, and $32,493 for people with a high school diploma but no college, the Census data show.

Vedder, whose study is based on 2010 Labor Department data, says the problem is the stock of college graduates in the workforce (41.7 million) in 2010 was larger than the number of jobs requiring a college degree (28.6 million).

That, he says, helps explain why 15% of taxi drivers in 2010 had bachelor's degrees vs. 1% in 1970. Among retail sales clerks, 25% had a bachelor's degree in 2010. Less than 5% did in 1970.

"There are going to be an awful lot of disappointed people because a lot of them are going to end up as janitors," Vedder says. In 2010, 5% of janitors, 115,520 workers, had bachelor's degrees, his data show.

Matt Moberg, who provides training for the Cleaning Management Institute in Latham, N.Y., says the percentage of degree-holding janitors was probably smaller before the recession, but those with four-year degrees likely are business owners or workers in online degree programs.

Vedder's findings are at odds with a report released last week by a pro-business public policy organization that seeks to boost financial aid for low-income students.

"Right now you can look around the world and you can see a lot of high-tech, high-value high-productivity jobs that we are not doing in this country, in part because our country does not have the requisite skills," says Joe Minarik, of the Washington-based Committee for Economic Development. Foregoing college "is not what we should aspire to."
Reply With Quote
2 peeps gave props to CadillacVyse nightmare (01-28-2013) , hot topic  (01-28-2013)

top in section
41 viewing
 Video inside 2015 VMA Illuminati Breakdown
70 comments
top in wild'ish/24hrs
top in section
36 viewing
 WWE Monday Night Raw: 08/31/15
460 comments
top in misc/24hrs

Unread 3 years agoclass of '05 - away - #2
phantomnation 1238 heat pts1238 space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$2,789 | POWERFUL

[pic - click to view]

Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '06 - away - #3
nightmare 429 heat pts429 space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$13,053 | POWERFUL
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '10 - away - #4
astarisborn  space
avatar space
Best N Da World@What I Do
space
$639 | 3281147
One of the biggest SCAMS in the word, COLLEGE!!!
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '11 - away - #5
Kadillac87 207 heat pts207 space
avatar space
Proverbs 18:12
space
$15,592 | POWERFUL
astarisborn said:
One of the biggest SCAMS in the word, COLLEGE!!!
Nah. There are many ways to get an affordable or free education without becoming a slave to debt.

People make bad choices and want to blame their lack of foresight on others.
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '05 - away - #6
pnoi89 3 heat pts space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$8,340 | POWERFUL
Unfortunately, not everyone can have the luxurious, high-paying job all these college graduates seek. Someone has to be the custodian. Someone has to be the one who flips patties. The world's all about the survival of the fittest.
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '11 - away - #7
Gatorfan2611 8 heat pts space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$3,701 | 19046348
Kadillac87 said:
Nah. There are many ways to get an affordable or free education without becoming a slave to debt.

People make bad choices and want to blame their lack of foresight on others.
like having a parent who pays for it
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '10 - away - #8
Jinusean 5 heat pts space
avatar space
That Dude
space
$3,269 | POWERFUL
Aurora said:
Word. Capitalism.

If you really hate working at McDonald's for min wage, you need to get your priorities straight.
True and then there's those who like what they do but have a side hustle in case things go south at their current job.
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '04 - away - #9
Silver N Black 18 heat pts18 space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$26,626 | POWERFUL
lol, tech is replacing everybody. It's gonna get uglier in a decade or two.
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '04 - away - #10
fuck_the_east  space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$406 | 959563
its crazy the bullsh*t jobs that want a college degree.
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '12 - away - #11
Just BizNis 54 heat pts54 space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$10,045 | POWERFUL
Jinusean said:
True and then there's those who like what they do but have a side hustle in case things go south at their current job.
THIS



RBE is the only way to go
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '07 - on now - #12
cankstoochie 46 heat pts46 space
avatar space
they say kings never die
space
$15,085 | POWERFUL
fu*k college, fu*k debt and fu*k the government.


we need to start a revolution
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '08 - away - #13
fit2bboss 8 heat pts space
avatar space
we are the champions
space
$4,272 | 8958311
degrees, all it does is make your resume look good. making you more qualified for the job.
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '04 - away - #14
C. Carter 18 heat pts18 space
avatar space
CAN'T KNOCK THA HUSTL3
space
$1,003 | 8543849
reminds me of that skit Kanye had on College Dropout.
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '08 - away - #15
youdug 163 heat pts163 space
avatar space
I Got Knocked Da Fu*k Out!
space
$4,342 | POWERFUL
cankstoochie said:
fu*k college, fu*k debt and fu*k the government.

we need to start a revolution
and k!ll off all the morons like you so you cant replicate.
yeah fu*k education. thats great.
theres tons of employers that will pay for you to go to school.
i just got in with UPMC and im going back to school for sports medicine.
completely paid for.
in fact, ill be getting paid by them to go to school.
my girl works for them and has been going to school now for more than a year to be a physicians a.ssistant and after they pay for the classes she keeps the extra $500 UPMC gives after books are paid every semester.
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '08 - away - #16
stlcardinals19 28 heat pts28 space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$16,067 | POWERFUL
Kadillac87 said:
Nah. There are many ways to get an affordable or free education without becoming a slave to debt.

People make bad choices and want to blame their lack of foresight on others.
I can def agree here. There are those who go to college thinking all it takes is a degree, and you're off to prosperity, but you have to do more than just go to classes, esp. if you're pursuing a liberal arts degree like I did. I'm a History major, and a Spanish minor and all I did was internships, networking through my History dept and civic engineering projects(tutored homeless kids and organized a 5k run for Veterans are some of the few I did), and I was able to attract the attention of the Smithsonian Institution(my dream job really), and now I'm interning there, while they help pay for my Master's degree. Just gotta work your tail off and constantly yell loud enough till someone stops to see what you're all about.
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '06 - away - #17
Down-N-H-Town 5 heat pts space
avatar space
S.L.A.B.
space
$3,070 | 10807647
"There are going to be an awful lot of disappointed people because a lot of them are going to end up as janitors," Vedder says. In 2010, 5% of janitors, 115,520 workers, had bachelor's degrees, his data show.
I'm fortunate that I'm doing something with my Degree, but it sucks to have so much debt. It's all a system and one day we will all be making over $100,000/yr, but burgers are gonna start costing $20. People are realizing that the American Dream is a joke and you can obtain status and money if you work hard without a degree. I still want to get my Masters, but it's for personal reasons.
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '06 - away - #18
Down-N-H-Town 5 heat pts space
avatar space
S.L.A.B.
space
$3,070 | 10807647
stlcardinals19 said:
I can def agree here. There are those who go to college thinking all it takes is a degree, and you're off to prosperity, but you have to do more than just go to classes, esp. if you're pursuing a liberal arts degree like I did. I'm a History major, and a Spanish minor and all I did was internships, networking through my History dept and civic engineering projects(tutored homeless kids and organized a 5k run for Veterans are some of the few I did), and I was able to attract the attention of the Smithsonian Institution(my dream job really), and now I'm interning there, while they help pay for my Master's degree. Just gotta work your tail off and constantly yell loud enough till someone stops to see what you're all about.
Yeah the key to success with a degree is experience. There are few jobs out there that will hire you based on your degree alone. I went to college, dropped out for a few semesters, started working in the banking industry, graduated, and was able to find a nice job with my degree b/c of the experience I have. The employers want to see that you are willing to invest into your education. That you are capable of completing. Even if your degree is in Liberal Arts, I've seen people get good jobs in Business b/c of their degree. Like you said, it's about networking too.
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '04 - away - #19
dj X 24 heat pts24 space
avatar space
Mario Kingdom
space
$15,497 | POWERFUL
Live long & prosper, fellas.

Last edited by dj X; 01-29-2013 at 01:39 PM..
Reply With Quote
Unread 3 years agoclass of '04 - away - #20
getyagameup 24 heat pts24 space
avatar space
Senior Member
space
$4,027 | POWERFUL
the really crazy part of this article to me is that a janitor needs a bachelor's to clean. wow. you go to school for 4 years to learn the art of cleaning?? that is such bullsh*t. college is a major hustle and seemingly more necessary nowadays cuz even bullsh*t jobs want you to have a degree. just too many people and not enough jobs out this bi*ch. this is just more discrimination against citizens.
Reply With Quote
 
Home > all sections > BX Daily Bugle
  
    
          join bx

 


that hot ish yesterday


most viewed right now
35 viewing
Video inside EAZY-E SONNING DAZ N KURUPT & mich'ele :mjlol:
54 comments
24 hours ago
@hiphop
most viewed right now
33 viewing
Video inside Well Damn! Real Evidence Virginia Shooting Was A HOAX!!!
669 comments
2 days ago
@misc
most viewed right now
30 viewing
Aug 30 - Scienctists Proves Consciousness Moves To Another Universe At Death
310 comments
1 day ago
@news
most viewed right now
25 viewing
Image inside I wanna go home with two or three girls!
15 comments
1 day ago
@eyecandy
most viewed right now
25 viewing
So we gon act like the VMA's wasn't pushing the agenda tonight
417 comments
24 hours ago
@hiphop
most viewed right now
15 viewing
Video inside When you support your girl even when she wont even look at you...
266 comments
1 day ago
@hiphop
most viewed right now
14 viewing
BOX Sugar Shane puts Mayorga to sleep
48 comments
1 day ago
@sports
most viewed right now
8 viewing
Kanye West gives mad akward but legendary speech
213 comments
1 day ago
@hiphop
^
contact us   |   bx@twitter   |   bx@facebook   |   privacy   |   search   |   BX 1998-end of time