Though youth unemployment has continued to fall, at 16% it remains three times the adult rate – but many more young people still can’t get the jobs that they want. Young people have been encouraged to continue to higher education, yet qualifications buy less and less and thousands remain ‘underemployed’. This study provides both an overview and a context to the difficulties facing young people seeking to enter the labour market. It examines the debate about skills and the changing nature of work that have made the transition from full-time education to employment more difficult, more precarious, more prolonged.
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