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Youth Unemployment Rate

Is Anybody Hearing About the Problems of Young Greeks?

Kelly Fanarioti | Posted 10.03.2016 | World
Kelly Fanarioti

For one more time Greece is a champion at unemployment as according to figures released by Eurostat, the percentage of young people without job is 50.3 %.

4 Ways to Drive Youth Economic Opportunities in Indonesia

Bill Reese | Posted 05.26.2016 | Impact
Bill Reese

For me, getting the numbers right--particularly when they are measuring young people's wellbeing--is critically important to how we shape meaningful y...

Yes, I'm Optimistic About Palestinian Youth

Bill Reese | Posted 04.19.2016 | Impact
Bill Reese

On a recent visit to the West Bank, I met with presidents, professors, and students from eight local universities to talk about the challenges Palesti...

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...

Youth Must Fight for 15

Hannah Weintraub | Posted 06.01.2015 | Impact
Hannah Weintraub

Young people have taken it for far too long. The exploitation of my generation began quietly with brutal standardized testing and increased rates of childhood poverty. It crescendoed with raising university tuition prices until the stage was set for the grand finale.

This Might Be The Reason Your Adult Kid Still Lives At Home

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.14.2014 | Fifty

More than 92 million Americans -- 37 percent of the civilian population who are 16 and older -- are not only not working, but they aren't really even ...

Summer Jobs for Teenagers Are Life-Changing

Steven Fulop | Posted 07.14.2014 | Education
Steven Fulop

Access to meaningful workforce development and employment programs have the capacity to set young people on the path to a long-term career while helping to decrease the unemployment rate.

The Top 10 Reasons the Economic Recovery Is as Dull as a Dead Parrot

Douglas Holtz-Eakin | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Douglas Holtz-Eakin

An economy with nobody working is boring. The share of the population that is working simply has not recovered.

Citi to Help Unemployed Youth? Oh, the Irony!

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Here's a story that resonates with so many layers of bitter irony that it's hard to know where to begin. So we'll start with the headline: "Citi Foundation to Help Teens Find 'Pathways to Progress.'"

Time to Break the Cycle of Unemployment

Majid Jafar | Posted 05.03.2014 | Impact
Majid Jafar

Just over three years ago, Arab youth took to the streets protesting and demanding a better life, a better job and a future that includes dignity and respect.

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 ...

26 Million Youth: Our Promise or Peril

Ambassador Gianna Angelopoulos | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Ambassador Gianna Angelopoulos

There are 26 million young people in the developed world who are not currently employed, in school or in training programs, according to the OECD. Forget losing weight or exercising more: Our most important resolution for 2014 needs to be solving the youth unemployment crisis.

Millennials Meet World. Who Wins?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 03.05.2014 | Money
Dr. Peggy Drexler

What happens when a generation said to be far less conspicuous in its consumption confronts human nature? The personal growth and fulfillment at the top Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs occupies the floor just above esteem -- defined by status, achievement and reputation.

Catalyzing Employment Opportunities in the Middle East & North Africa: Enhanced Interventions by the Private Sector

Samer Khoury | Posted 02.16.2014 | Impact
Samer Khoury

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region suffers from severe youth unemployment that is further compounded by a talent mismatch between the demands of job creators and the supply of human capital that is too often trained with irrelevant content and outdated methods at stagnant centers of higher education.

D.C. Is About to Have A Lot More Over-Qualified Nannies

Rachel Ryan | Posted 11.18.2013 | DC
Rachel Ryan

With college tuition and debt at an all-time high, it is becoming harder and harder for even the most motivated of graduates to stomach making so little at otherwise respectable jobs.

CHART: Job Opportunities For Young Americans Are Just Getting Worse

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

According to a recent poll, young Americans are finding themselves with fewer job opportunities as the recovery continues. The poll, conducted by G...

European Council Meeting: Are Young People as Important as the Banks?

Martin Schulz | Posted 08.26.2013 | World
Martin Schulz

The EU's continuing credibility currently hinges on the answer to the following question: Will the European Council be able to come up with practical responses to the pressing, but long-overlooked, problem of youth unemployment in Europe at its meeting on 27 June?

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...

Young People Deserve a Better Start

José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs | Posted 07.09.2013 | Impact
José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs

The global youth unemployment rate is projected to reach almost 13 percent in 2013 -- the equivalent of 73 million young people, according to a new ILO report on Global Employment Trends for Youth. This is nearly the same rate as it was at the height of the economic crisis.

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...

Reconnecting Disconnected Youth to the Workforce and Sustainable Careers

Capital Workforce Partners | Posted 03.25.2013 | Impact
Capital Workforce Partners

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifMany businesses, across many industry sectors, across the state and nation, are about to face a "workforce exodus" due to the aging and retiring baby boomer generation. We need to look to underutilized segments of our population to start filling the void. So it is up to us to find a way to get them the skills and the job experience to help them succeed.

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.

Battle Unemployment By Focusing on Youth Career Education

Sudy Bharadwaj | Posted 03.01.2013 | College
Sudy Bharadwaj

With the Federal Reserve predicting unemployment to stay elevated until late 2015, the question for job seekers is, "What do we do moving forward?"