Resources

Workforce Development Resources


Articles

Job Search Tips for Liberal Arts Graduates (Just Means, April 2010)

Toughest Summer Job This Year Is Finding One (NY Times, May 2008)

 

Websites

Workforce Strategy Center  

The Forum for Youth Investment   

Jobs for the Future 

National Youth Employment Coalition 

National Skills Coalition

 

Federal Policies

National Youth Employment Coalition (NYEC)

 

Career-Readiness, Early Work Experience Research

Closing the Skills Gap: A Blueprint for Preparing New York City's Workforce to Meet the Evolving Needs of Employers.

The Center for an Urban FutureDavid Fischer and Jeremy Reiss

Dire Straits for Many American Workers: The Economic Case for New Job Creation Strategies in 2010 for the Nation's Teens and Young Adults 

Andrew Sum, Ph.D.
Northeastern University
Professor, Director CLMS
Labor Economics

Are They Really Ready To Work? Employers' Perspectives on the Basic Knowledge and Applied Skills of New Entrants to the 21st Century U.S. Workforce

The Conference Board, Corporate Voices for Working Families, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, and the Society for Human Resource Management

BUILDING SKILLS THROUGH SUMMER JOBS: Lessons from the Field

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Making Youth Employment Work: Essential Elements for a Successful Strategy

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF)


Job Search Engines

www.Teens4Hire.org  — Job listings and resources

www.SnagAJob.com — Hourly job listings

www.RileyGuide.com/teen.html — Links and resources

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