A summer job: good for teenagers’ souls and wallets | app

It’s been a tough few years, especially for the teenagers. Between the shutdowns and the shift to contactless everything – including education – teenagers have had a pretty raw deal. They could enjoy a break this summer. In fact, they would need a job.

There’s good news for work-ready teens. Unemployment is below 4% overall, and the rate among teens aged 16 to 19 was just over 10% in April, according to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. And the “help wanted” signs hanging in the windows of so many businesses drive the point home.

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