Can the Class of ’22 Get Hired?
With the economy still struggling, most Americans believe this year’s class of college graduates face a tough job market.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 51% of American Adults believe it will be difficult for recent college graduates to find a job in the current economy, including 19% who say it will be Very Difficult. A year ago, 59% thought it would be difficult for graduates to find a job. In April 2020, when many businesses were under lockdown orders because of the COVID-19 pandemic, 82% said it would be difficult for graduates to get a job. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. American Adults was conducted on May 15-16, 2022 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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