EmploymentCrossing Finds 22,000 Entry-level Job Openings in Face of Reports of Overeducated and Underemployed College Graduates

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Inspite of media reports claiming college graduates unable to find jobs in their fields resulting in huge underemployment among that segment, EmploymentCrossing.com has found a high number of entry-level jobs.



The website also has a considerable number of job openings in the STEM fields.

Job search website EmploymentCrossing.com has been able to track down 22,000 entry-level jobs across the United States. The figures are in sharp contrast to media reports of the economy being saturated with overeducated college graduates who have to work in jobs not utilizing their degrees and skills.

Most media reports are being based on the findings released by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity which reported that there were 1.7 million college graduates employed as “retail sales person”, “cashier” and “waiters and waitresses”. 15 percent of taxi drivers today have a college degree, compared to less than 1 percent in 1970. 48 percent of college graduates are also working jobs that do not require a four-year college education according to the Department of Labor.

EmploymentCrossing.com however has been able to track down thousands of jobs in industries that usually hire huge numbers of college graduates. CEO Harrison Barnes says that besides the 22,000 entry-level jobs tracked down by the site; there are over 53,000 job openings in the education sector and 135,000 in nursing.

The website also has a considerable number of job openings in the STEM fields. It has 250,000 IT job openings and another 164,000 engineering job openings. There are also 22,000 jobs in the physical therapy field and another 18,000 job openings in occupational therapy. The site also has 22,000 job openings in the pharma field.

For more details on the job openings according to the industry on the site: http://www.employmentcrossing.com/jobs/jobs.html

About EmploymentCrossing

EmploymentCrossing is part of the Employment Research Institute, which is one of the most powerful and comprehensive organizations dedicated to helping professionals find jobs that will enhance their careers. Employment Research Institute consists of 120+ of industry-specific and 120+ location-specific job boards which consolidates every job opening it can find in one convenient location. The website also offers a seventy two-hour free trial to new members.

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