Need a Summer Job? Consider Alternatives! With teen unemployment at a high, it makes sense to take your destiny in your own hands and start a business.
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(YoungBiz) - Can't find a summer job? You're not alone!Thousands of teens ages 16 to 19 who were planning to work thissummer have found the doors to employment slammed shut in theirfaces due to the high competition for existing jobs and a sloweconomy.
Polls say that 80 percent of U.S. teens went out and applied forjobs, but nearly 25 percent of those still remain unemployed thissummer. In fact, the teen unemployment rate is now more than threetimes higher than the overall U.S. jobless rate of 6.1 percent.
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