By Tim Kowols
While things are getting better for recent college graduates, the gap between graduation day and the first day of a new job remains wide. According to the Chicago Tribune, 33 percent of recent graduates did not have jobs that required a college education, down from 53.6 percent in 2011 who were underemployed or worse. Sandy Duckett from We Are Hope, Inc. says students need to be starting to think about their future as early as a freshman in high school.
Duckett says jobs and internships, no matter the position, could potentially lead to something else down the road. This is the first in a series of stories with Sandy Duckett helping young people find employment.