College undergraduates and postgraduates are having a hard time finding a job. Not because they're not qualified, but because there just aren't enough jobs out there for them, according to a new study.

Although undergrads do fall behind in common basic and applied skills, the study from the Society for Human Resource Management finds that this is unlikely to be the reason for unemployment. Forty-seven percent of respondents report hiring at least one recent undergraduate, an increase from 41 percent in 2011 and 30 percent in 2010, and 64 percent of jobs filled during survey were for full-time positions. Another 19 percent of those positions were for temporary or contract jobs, and 15 percent were part-time positions.

Thirty-one percent of respondents have hired postgraduates, up from 26 percent in 2011 and 20 percent in 2010. Of those job offers, 83 percent were for full-time positions while 7 percent were for temporary and contract work, and another 7 percent were for part-time positions.

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