You might think that kids today are entitled and self-absorbed, too busy watering their virtual tomatoes and tweeting their breakfast to know the meaning of hard work. But every now and again a story comes out that seems to bust this myth. The latest comes from Arizona, where a police officer pulled over a... Read More »
By Brittany Hurban
Teens might think their summer break is the perfect time to sleep-in, hit the pool and hang out with friends, but parents probably have a different image of how their kids should fill the time: a summer job.
Summer jobs allow teenagers to dip their toes into the working world, earn a... Read More »
By Stephanie Reitz
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The economic turmoil that has left many Americans without work is having a disproportionate effect on teenage job-seekers, whose quest for entry-level positions often pits them against experienced older workers willing to take any job for a paycheck.
U.S. labor... Read More »
Working nights can be tough, in large measure because human beings were meant to be alert during the day. Fighting the body's natural clock leads to health problems, researchers say, and may lead to shorter lifespans.
For many workers, however, working the wee hours of the morning gives them the flexibility... Read More »
By Tony Morrison
Teenage years are an interesting time of transition between childhood and adulthood. As teens, we learn about our skills, our goals and how to empty a refrigerator in the blink of an eye.
It was typical in the past for someone to get their first job in their teens. Today, however, teen... Read More »
The old adage "idle hands are the devil's tools" has never been more true than in the face of our current economic slump. The upcoming generation of young people is not only having a hard time finding jobs to keep them busy after class, but they're also seeing less benefit in working hard to finish school and go... Read More »