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Youth Joblessness

Marina Fang

Starbucks To Announce Youth Jobs Program | Marina Fang | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Starbucks on Monday will announce a major new jobs program designed to combat youth unemployment, the company said. A collaboration with...

The Solution to Unemployment? Turning Job Seekers Into Job Creators

Sunnie Groeneveld | Posted 05.03.2016 | Business
Sunnie Groeneveld

3 million Americans over the age of 50 and roughly 75 million youth worldwide are currently looking for work, with many more not being accounted for as they live and work in informality.

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. ...

Unleashing the Economic Power of the 35 Percent

Lou Miceli | Posted 10.06.2014 | New York
Lou Miceli

As the U.S. economy continues to gather steam, the Great Recession is becoming a distant memory for many Americans. In New York City, employment has passed pre-slump levels, with 312,000 jobs added between 2010 and 2013.

Jillian Berman

Youth Unemployment Is Costing The World Billions | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.24.2014 | World

NEW YORK -- Every morning Brett Lalli wakes up and spends two to three hours searching for jobs. The 22-year-old has sent out about 50 resumes over th...

It's An Exceptionally Bad Time To Be A Recent College Grad

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Those sad stories of 20-somethings with college degrees toiling away at service jobs in restaurants, coffee shops and department stores are more than ...

The Giant Sucking Sound of Youth Joblessness: Your Tax Dollars at Work

Jessica Adair | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics
Jessica Adair

Concerned about the national debt? Pay attention. When you include the millions of young people who left the job market entirely during the Recession, our federal and state governments miss out on $25 billion in revenue every year!

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...

6 Charts That Should Freak Out Every Single Young American

Posted 06.05.2013 | Business

America has a youth unemployment problem on its hands. Millions of 20-somethings can't find full-time work, according to the Center for American Progr...

Youth Unemployment Could Cost Us Billions

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

America has a youth unemployment problem, and it’s not just the kids who are suffering. The nation is poised to lose $18 billion in wages over t...

Terrible News For America's Youth

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.09.2013 | Business

In the constant race to be the best America is falling behind other large, wealthy nations in at least one major category: Employing the nation’s yo...

A Response to the Youth Unemployment Crisis

Bill Reese | Posted 12.11.2012 | Impact
Bill Reese

Whether you live in Baltimore, Athens, or Buenos Aires, the challenge is similar: millions of young people who desperately desire to participate as productive members of society can't find a decent job and are quickly losing all hope in the future.

Report: Huge Youth Unemployment Gap 'May Never End'

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.13.2012 | Business

If young people represent America's future, then that future is filled with low wages and high unemployment. Since the start of the Great Recession...

Unemployed, Out Of School Youth A Huge Cost To Taxpayers

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.09.2012 | Business

A sizable minority of America's youth aren't in school or attached to the labor force. And it's costing taxpayers big. About 17 percent of America'...

The Recession Generation: Congress Must Act Now to Prevent Long-Term Damage

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah Weinstein

The Great Recession has plunged us into very bad times. The Recession Generation -- the workforce of our future -- will pay the price.

The Young And The Jobless: Unemployment's Lasting Effects

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The future doesn't look so shiny and bright, especially for young people, who are finding the job market tougher going than the older generation. The ...