Teen unemployment has made several news headlines this week. According to the U.S. Department of Labor unemployment among 16 to 19 year olds averages nearly 25 percent. Some figures points to nearly 40 percent of teens who want to work but are unable to find a job. Check out the following news articles:
- WIBC in Indianapolis, Indiana, spoke with the president of the Indiana Youth Institute about teen jobless rates amid a rise in part-time summer employment. Click here to read the article and listen to the broadcast.
- A new study reveals youth employment slows violence, according to the National Journal, which also reported that the research does little for the current U.S. teen employment climate. To read the full article, click here.
- The Guardian in the U.K. is reporting global economic concern over youth unemployment. Click here to read the article.
- More than 100 food and grocery businesses in Great Britain have banded together to provide job training to young people. To get the full details, click here.
For many adults, spending their teen years working in a restaurant have given them the foundation for job skills and work ethics. What’s your perspective on teen unemployment? With high overall unemployment, are young applicants being passed over for an older, more experienced workforce? What are the advantages of hiring teen workers?
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