How to find a job for teens
For teenagers in the U.S. and around the world, finding a job is a major focus of their lives, and it’s hard to find one when it can be hard to even find the information that’s available.
A recent survey from CareerBuilder found that a whopping 43% of millennials surveyed didn’t know how to find jobs online, while 36% didn’t have access to the information they need.
The survey, which surveyed 8,000 millennials and was conducted in June 2017, also found that 18% of young adults didn’t even have access the tools to find employment online, and more than half of those respondents reported having trouble finding a paid job online.
According to the survey, many of these issues stem from the fact that the job search process is not a simple one.
“It takes a lot of time and effort to find and get the information you need,” said one survey respondent.
“I don’t know if that’s a big problem, but it’s certainly something to keep in mind.”
The data also shows that millennials are not immune to the issue of lack of access to jobs online.
According to the study, 22% of respondents didn’t yet have access and 20% reported having difficulty finding a new job.
“A lot of people think that there’s not a lot they can do, but if you think about it, if you’re not getting a job, you’re really struggling,” said Erin K. Henson, vice president of the UMass-Amherst College Center for Job-Seeking Research and the lead author of the survey.
“You’re struggling to keep your job.
You’re struggling with finances.”
Henson said the survey’s findings highlight the importance of making sure that you have the right tools to get started on the job hunt.
“We’re working with all these companies to figure out what they’re doing to make it easier to get into these companies,” she said.
“But if you don’t have the tools, you don.
We need to have a conversation about that.”
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