Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Trying to get started
Trying to get started
Benjamin Shore
Baltimore, Md.

I am an underemployed recent college graduate.

After earning a business degree from University of Maryland last year, I searched fruitlessly for jobs for about four months. I finally took a job as a telemarketer and later, a job as a dockhand at a marina, just to pay the bills.

Since I couldn't seem to get another business to hire me, I decided to start my own business, selling nutritional supplements online.

The site, LongevityDrugstore.com, was extremely low cost to start up, and I'm hoping it will pay off in the end.

With my low paying job and my business bills to pay, I am struggling to get by. And even though I am committed to my business, I am still very much underemployed even though I still continue to look for better work.




Last updated May 17 2011: 5:18 PM ET

These young job seekers graduated into the worst labor market since the Great Depression. It could affect their career prospects for years to come. More

These demographic groups are facing the biggest uphill battles in finding a job. More