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Academic Journal of Business & Management, 2022, 4(4); doi: 10.25236/AJBM.2022.040406.

Slow Employment: Phenomenon, Causes and Solutions


Zhangxing Li1, Mengnan Hao2

Corresponding Author:
Zhangxing Li

1Business School, Northwest University of Political Science and Law, Xi'an, 710122, China

2Business School, Northwest University of Political Science and Law, Xi'an, 710122, China


In recent years, more and more college graduates joined the slow employment group after graduating, instead of looking for a job or pursuing further education, they procrastinate.This paper analyzed the causes of slow employment from the aspects of individual, society and country, and puts forward corresponding countermeasures for various factors, to help college graduates establish a correct employment consciousness, which is undoubted of great significance for improving college students' employment quality, implementing talent development strategy and promoting the healthy development of economy and society.


slow employment, college students, graduate, solution paths

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Zhangxing Li, Mengnan Hao. Slow Employment: Phenomenon, Causes and Solutions. Academic Journal of Business & Management (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 4: 26-33. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJBM.2022.040406.


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