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Category Archives: Teens at Work

Black Teen Unemployment Rates at 22.9%

The US Department of Labor released the employment numbers for December 2017.  The December jobs report showed 148,000 new jobs and unemployment rate of 4.1%, which is the lowest in 17 years. Although the numbers are good overall, it is concerning that the … Read More…

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Summer Job Interview Questions for Teens

I wrote this about summer job interview questions for teens a decade ago and just saw another website (won’t name any names) had pretty much copied the content word for word (:> So I thought I would republish it here since the material … Read More…

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January 2016 Unemployment Rate

The US Department of Labor released the Unemployment Rate for January 2016 yesterday. Over the last 12 months, the number of unemployed workers was reduced by 1.1 million. The unemployment rate went down as well by 0.8%. The jobless unemployment rate was reported … Read More…

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How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

For years career coaches and career centers have stressed networking as an important part of the job search strategy.  Social media has kicked up networking to a whole other level. Per Capterra, in 2014 a whopping 94% of recruiters were either using  or … Read More…

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5 Summer Job Hunting Tips for Teens

With Teen unemployment rate at 17.1% among teens 16 to19 years old in the US; landing a summer job may be harder than you think. If you are looking for a summer job or the parent of a student hoping to find a … Read More…

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Summer Job Interview Questions and Answers

As you consider where to work and what kind of work you want to do this summer, don’t forget to write a resume and prepare for the job interview. Job interview preparation is really key to job interview success! Here are 5 job interview questions employers … Read More…

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