By Elisa Mala Every job comes with its ups, downs, and growing pains.
These tips about surviving a new job are applicable to teens but also to adults who are stepping into a new job. I love the advice about not asking your boss questions at the wrong time of day. Supervisors are human. They have their own stress. Ask your superior if they can sit with you at their convenience to provide some help. This gives them the control over meeting with you.
Because of a remarkably rough job market, millions of teens may not get the chance to wait tables, sit atop the lifeguard tower, or mow lawns ...
This article talks about some well known problems with the teen job market. There are less openings for teens because other demographics are taking them. The unemployment rate for teens is much higher than for adults. The unemployment rate for black teens is even higher. There is also the fact that less teens are applying to jobs than they have in prior years. Some ways for teens to find jobs is through friends and relatives. The school and the city or county jobs programs are also great ways to get referrals.
By Lauren A. FairbanksFinding work as a teenager these days has become more and more complicated, as one of the effects of the recession has ...
I like this list. We have mentioned all of these jobs on our website, Teen Career Center too. All of these jobs are sill available for teens. Teenagers just need to keep trying to obtain interviews. Some ways to gain a job seeker advantage are to prepare a resume, obtain some experience by doing odd jobs or by volunteering or interning. Apply in person and follow up with a phone call.
... from high school or will shortly graduate from high school. I have to first say I Googled, "What do I do when my teen refuses to get a job." ...
Teens, we need your opinion. This article with comments is about moms complaining that their teens are not motivated to find work. I think that moms should start with having their kids do chores for allowance at the very least. Babysitting is a good next step. Finally, helping teenagers find work that excites them is a good way to motivate them. I agree with the mom who says that we should not push our kids take anything in an act of desperation.