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Global Youth Unemployment

Empower Your Youth, Solve Your Ills: Cultivating Innovation in the 21st Century with IBM

Maya Horgan | Posted 08.20.2015 | Technology
Maya Horgan

For developing nations in particular, opportunity lies in the minds of its inhabitants. Most importantly, youth inhabitants.

The Global Search for Education: A World of Oppi-tunities!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.03.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

The Oppi Festival pops up at Leman Manhattan School in NYC on May 15 and 16. When Quincy Jones was chosen to produce "We Are The World" in 1985...

2014 World Economic Forum Called For A Solution To Youth Unemployment Problem

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business

As we gear up for this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, we're looking back at some of the biggest issues talked about at last year's conference. ...

5 Solutions To The Youth Unemployment Crisis You Probably Haven't Thought Of

The Huffington Post | Amanda Gutterman | Posted 10.27.2014 | Impact

Youth unemployment is an urgent problem that affects nearly a quarter of the world's 15- to 24-year-olds. While fixing the problem in the long term ma...

If This Generation Continues to Stumble, The Economy Will Fall

Charles M. Sennott | Posted 12.23.2014 | World
Charles M. Sennott

It seems the world has begun to realize that a large piece of the millennial generation has suffered the consequences of an increasingly unequal global economy that has fostered despair and in many places, violent expressions of dissatisfaction.

Youth Unemployment Dominates Headlines Wherever I Report

Lauren Bohn | Posted 12.22.2014 | World
Lauren Bohn

No matter which country I report from across the Middle East and Africa, unemployment almost always tops the conversation, often trumping all other grievances that dominate headlines.

Even Yale Students Are Worried About This

Posted 01.25.2014 | College

For the stock market, things are going great. If you're a recent college graduate: Not so much. The Dow Jones industrial average hit 52 all-time h...

Jillian Berman

Young Entrepreneurs Get Creative In Face Of Global Youth Unemployment Crisis | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.22.2013 | Business

Like many young people confronting an era that has produced talk of a so-called Lost Generation, Oliver Barton emerged from school five years ago and ...

Peter S. Goodman

Lost Generation: The Global Plague Of Youth Unemployment | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 11.11.2013 | Business

Infographic by Alissa Scheller for The Huffington Post. In the French city of Montpellier, Thomas Pallot frets that his future now seems tainted. H...

Jillian Berman

Youth Unemployment Is The Next Global Crisis | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.03.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- The next global financial crisis has already started, in the form of nearly 75 million unemployed young people around the world. If t...

FRANCE: 'If You Want to Work, You'll Find Work...'

Annick Mauriange | Posted 05.29.2013 | World
Annick Mauriange

2013-03-25-EN_blog_international_spotlight_02.pngFalse. If you're happy finding a job as a street sweeper or laborer, of course, it's possible to find work. Try telling that to an unemployed engineer. Or me, who is seeking a job in communications.

Turns Out My Ivy League Education Is Worth Squat

Rek LeCounte | Posted 05.28.2013 | World
Rek LeCounte

2013-03-25-EN_blog_international_spotlight_02.pngEconomics is an abstract concept. When you're sitting in a sunlit classroom or under a courtyard magnolia at Yale, neither the stock market nor latest (un)employment numbers seem particularly urgent. Oh, for those halcyon days.

SPAIN: It's Me vs. 6 Million Unemployed

Iván Escalante López | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Iván Escalante López

2013-03-25-EN_blog_international_spotlight_02.pngEvery morning after breakfast, you get ready for yet another "work" day, always hoping that today will be the last one like this. It may seem rough, but really it's not so bad: you're just one of six million Spaniards who are unemployed today.

I Just Don't Get It...

Nafez Al Dakkak | Posted 03.24.2013 | World
Nafez Al Dakkak

The unemployment suffered by the youth of today will most likely haunt them for the rest of their lives and when they become parents of their own -- if they ever make enough of a living to start their own families -- it will also haunt their own children.

Helping Youth Get Jobs: A Sound Investment

Guy Ryder | Posted 10.01.2012 | Business
Guy Ryder

All the evidence shows that if a young person is out of work for a year or more at the beginning of their career, that will affect them throughout their working life. There's no way back for most of them.

Huge Share Of Young People Are Unemployed Around The World

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 05.24.2012 | Business

Around the world, a generation is coming of age and finding nowhere to work. Globally, one in eight young people will be unemployed this year, acco...

The Apprentice vs. American Idol

John Zipperer | Posted 06.04.2012 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Once in a while, just a few minutes on the radio encapsulates some very telling features of our culture.