Why we’re still talking about youth unemployment…

May 09, 13 Why we’re still talking about youth unemployment…

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The last time I wrote specifically about youth unemployment was September last year, after I attended Channel 4′s ‘Class of 2012′ debate. In between then I’ve been to at least three other events specifically relating to youth unemployment (including taking part in Youth Enterprise Live 2012), and today I’ve...

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Youth unemployment – many problems, few solutions (Channel 4 ‘Class of 2012′ debate)

Sep 20, 12 Youth unemployment – many problems, few solutions (Channel 4 ‘Class of 2012′ debate)

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Yesterday I attended a cross-panel debate on youth unemployment organised by Channel 4 News in conjunction with Battlefront, Channel 4′s award-winning youth campaigning initiative. The debate was centred around the ‘Class of 2012‘ with the event asking, “Is this the worst year to leave education and look...

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The “gradpreneurs” are coming…

  Okay, I must confess my naivety to begin with. A few weeks ago I was twittering away in a conversation about predicting job trends for 2012 (following my Guardian Careers podcast recording). I said, we’re going to see more young people starting businesses, not just young people, but graduates – in fact, 2012 will be the...

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