More Young Americans Out of High School Are Also Out of Work
"But among those who graduated after the financial crisis, the numbers are far worse: only 16 percent of the classes of 2009-11 had full-time jobs. An additional 22 percent were working part time, and most of them wanted full-time work."
This story sounds a lot like what my son is going through.
“The frying-and-cleanup job did not exactly make full use of the skills he learned last fall in a nine-week culinary class, but it was the best opportunity he could find. He is now recovering from a car accident which required him to move back in with his parents, both for financial and medical reasons and is hoping to return to Burger King next month.”