The Decline of the Summer Job for Teens

by Shawn Collins
I was reading a story the other day about how there has been a significant decline in teens working summer jobs from the 1970′s through now. Back then, approximately 70% of teens held summer jobs, while these days it’s more like 40%. While the economy plays a role, the article also mentioned that “less than 10 percent of unemployed teens even wanted a job last summer”.Read the full article