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California / College Grads Taking Low Paying Jobs rose by 60,000 from 2006 to 2011

The number of California college graduates working in low-paying jobs rose by 60,000 from 2006 to 2011 according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Throughout the state, 260,000 recent college grads under the age of 30 are working on the front lines of food service and retail industries where historically those jobs have gone to workers without a degree.

“We’re seeing graduates in humanities and some of the arts fields struggling because perhaps what their degree is in doesn’t translate well to the global current economy,” said Ian Moats, staffing consultant at Express Employment Professionals…

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