Card image cap

Young people likely to face "long hot summer" seeking jobs

Published on: Wednesday, 27th May 2009 03:02 AM     By      Administrator


Read complete article here - Yahoo 

Young job-seekers face a tough time ahead looking for work as the recession deepens, with almost half of 500 firms in a survey saying they will not be taking on school-leavers or graduates this year.

In the words of The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), which carried out the survey, young people "face a long hot summer" looking for work.

The poll found that only one in five companies planned to hire 16-year-old school-leavers.

The picture was slightly better for university graduates, although a third of companies said they had cut their intake of graduate employees for 2009.

Read complete article here - Yahoo