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Finding jobs for China's 10.76m new college graduates

Job seekers face toughest job market in years

A record number of college graduates in China and crackdowns in sectors such as the internet, which used to hire many young workers, have made for a more challenging job market.

As he wandered among the booths of 78 employers recruiting new graduates at Beijing's Renmin University on March 30, Chen Jun's hopes of finding just the right job faded.

"There are very few suitable jobs," Chen said. The senior majoring in economics submitted only four resumes at the event, which advertised more than 500 job openings.

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