The Job Outlook: Awful

June 1975
Time;6/9/1975, Vol. 105 Issue 24, p58
The article focuses on the status of employment for college graduates in the U.S. It mentions the discouraging experience of Barbara Butler who was a graduate student with Bachelor's degree in Humanities at University of Minnesota in terms of looking for a better job. It states that the report from College Placement Council Inc. which indicates that the availability of jobs for college graduates particularly in mechanical equipment industries have dropped to 60% and 20% in engineering graduates. Harvard University associate professor of economics Richard Freeman adds that the status of employment and job search of college graduates will only get harder and that having a good job will not depend on having a college degree.


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