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Too Many Cliffs, Not Enough Ladders

John Irons | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics
John Irons

There are two challenges that threaten to have lasting consequences for individuals and the broader economy, and which won't be solved by congressional quick fixes: high levels of long-term unemployment, and stagnation of career development for young people.

Expanding Access to College -- And Jobs -- For America's Youth

Emilio Alonso-Mendoza | Posted 01.08.2013 | Education
Emilio Alonso-Mendoza

It's time to put education first and ensure that we are doing everything in our power to once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. Our economic competiveness depends on it.

The Story of Gradberry.com: How Two Recent Grads Launched a Graduate Careers Portal With $200

Iba Masood | Posted 10.07.2012 | Impact
Iba Masood

University had only taken me so far; I had a degree in my hand, but I barely had any idea how to apply this knowledge and actually get a job. Hence, Gradberry.com was born, with the goal of planting fruitful careers for the youth of the Middle East.

Leaders Coming Together To Create Real Opportunities For Young Adults

Gerald Chertavian | Posted 10.06.2012 | Impact
Gerald Chertavian

Changing the game for our young adults, for our economy, and for our country as a whole will require a movement powered by Americans from all corners.

Bonnie Kavoussi

Young People Are Left Behind On Jobs Front

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business

Young people are getting left behind. High unemployment is hurting many young people as they languish without developing job skills. The United St...

10 Best Job Opportunities For Disadvantaged Young New Yorkers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

There are 172,000 "disconnected youths" neither working nor in school in New York City, but according to a recent report, there's still hope for gainf...

One In Two College Grads Can't Find Work

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 06.22.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON — The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work. A weak labor market already has left half of young colleg...