Tag: summer jobs for teens

  • 5 Tips To The Summer Job Of Your Dreams

    5 Tips To The Summer Job Of Your Dreams

    Trends are strong for 2014

    New report shows positive trends for teens seeking summer employment and provides tips for job seekers of all ages. Continue Reading

  • Best-Paying Summer Jobs

    Best-Paying Summer Jobs

    Getting a summer job is a rite of passage for many young people. In addition to earning wages to help pay for tuition or make car payments, it's where many first-time employees learn the fundamentals of work -- showing up on time, teamwork, communicating effectively, managing workloads and more. But summer jobs... Continue Reading

  • Best Summer Jobs For Teens In 2012

    Best Summer Jobs For Teens In 2012

    Summer 2012 may well be the season of the teen job recovery. After two years of unrelenting bad news for teens, and the daunting current statistic of 24.6 percent teen unemployment, the job market is finally looking promising for those aged 16 to 19. Almost 160,000 teens between those ages found summer jobs in... Continue Reading

  • Dismal Summer Prospects For Teens

    Dismal Summer Prospects For Teens

    By Tami Luhby The job market might be getting better ... but not for teens. Their unemployment rate remains above 20 percent for the 40th month in a row, the first time this has happened since the government started keeping records in 1948. Continue Reading

  • Advocates: Fewer Jobs for Illinois Teens This Summer

    Advocates: Fewer Jobs for Illinois Teens This Summer

    By Carla K. Johnson A bleak outlook for summer employment for Illinois teenagers includes the loss of 18,000 jobs because of state budget cuts and the end of federal stimulus money, youth advocates said Monday. That's on top of a predicted new low for teen employment across the nation: Only one in four U.S.... Continue Reading

  • 10-Year-Old Wrestles Alligators, and Other Dangerous Jobs for Kids

    10-Year-Old Wrestles Alligators, and Other Dangerous Jobs for Kids

    A 10-year-old Colorado girl is following the family tradition of wrestling alligators at the family farm, and has even trained U.S. soldiers in the art of tackling the deadly predators. It's not a job for the squeamish, but Samantha Young can handle getting on the back of an 5-foot, 60-pound alligator and... Continue Reading

  • Jobs for Teens: Employers Hiring 14 - 17-Year-Olds

    Jobs for Teens: Employers Hiring 14 - 17-Year-Olds

    Getty Images The summer job has long been considered a rite of passage for American teenagers but sluggish job growth has made securing employment – for anyone – a job itself. With work hard to come by in most sectors of the economy, college students and graduates are snapping up work that was... Continue Reading