Working with young adults

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By Tanya Kett. As the generation shifted from Millennials to Gen Z , I noticed a trend in students having a more realistic approach to career development. For example, the current cohort are more willing to look for entry-level jobs, or jobs unrelated to their areas of study. They seek out fields of work or companies that interest them.

Training for adults who work with young people

Meet the millions of young adults who are out of work

About Follow Donate. A majority of working adults, regardless of age, say they are either completely or somewhat satisfied with their current job. Gender differences among younger workers are modest. Younger men are somewhat more likely than their younger women to say they are completely satisfied with their job. Those with college degrees tend to report higher levels of job satisfaction, but the differences across education groups are modest and do not reach levels of statistical significance.

‘Why do I work with children and young people?’

They have the same rights to culture as adults, but their circumstances create challenges that can only be met with determination, creativity and integrity. I think it is the challenge that makes working with and for children and young people incredibly rewarding. On a personal level that answer keeps me motivated to keep creating opportunities for children and young people to engage with quality arts practice and practitioners.
Helping young people prepare to engage in work and life as productive adults is a central challenge for any society. In theory, the path to employment providing financial security in adulthood is simple: finish high school, enroll in and complete college or training that is affordable and a good fit, gain some work experience along the way, and launch a career. But given that 17 percent of young adults ages 18 to 24 are out of work in mid to large cities in the U. Though millions of young Americans are out of work, they are not monolithic.