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Posted May 11, 2012 by

Video of Jimmy Fallon Sharing First Summer Job Experience

In the following video, Late Night Host Jimmy Fallon talks about his first summer job at a grocery store.  Listen to what he says about hard work. (more…)

Posted May 10, 2012 by

Video of Cecilia Munoz Sharing First Summer Job Experience

In the following video, Cecilia Munoz, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, reflects on her first summer job.  Find out what lessons she learned while working at one famous fast food restaurant. (more…)

Posted May 09, 2012 by

Are Young Workers the “Go Nowhere” Generation?

A recent piece in the New York Times by Todd G. Buchholz and Victoria Buchholz calls 20-somethings the “go-nowhere generation” based on their statistical reluctance to relocate for work. They note, “The likelihood of 20-somethings moving to another state has dropped well over 40 percent since the 1980s, according to calculations based on Census Bureau data…According to the Pew Research Center, the proportion of young adults living at home nearly doubled between 1980 and 2008, before the Great Recession hit.”

Whether or not you believe Millennials are sedentary or risk averse, the article includes research by economist Lisa B. Kahn of the Yale School of Management showing, “…those who graduated from college during a poor economy experienced a relative wage loss even 15 years after entering the work force.”

Is this just a recipe for a “lost generation?” (more…)