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Is University a Waste of Money?

Anxieties surrounding youth unemployment are not new concerns. For years, people have been discussing whether attending university or college is even necessary anymore to lock More...

The young adults are leaving and not coming back

So ran the headline in a recent article in the Mitchell Advocate newspaper. The rural counties of Huron Perth, located on the shores of Lake More...

The skills gap: America’s young workers are lagging behind

The importance of education has never been higher than in the 21st century, and thanks to this more ‘young American workers today are more educated More...

Millennials want to work at organizations that focus on purpose, not just profit

Millennials have a skewed reputation these days when it comes to how they are viewed by society – while they are all about change, the More...

Millennials: $2,000 poorer than their parents were at the same age

A recent study released by the United States Census Bureau shows that millennials today are earning $2,000 less than their parents did at the same More...

2014 A ‘Turnaround Year’ for Palm Beach County Ending with the Lowest Unemployment Rate in 7 Years

West Palm Beach, Fla. (Jan. 23, 2015) – 2014 was a turnaround year for employment in Palm Beach County – there were more employed county More...

Lynn University Students get Inside Look at Career Opportunities in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Fla. – College students are learning they can launch their careers right in Boca Raton after graduating. Lynn University and the Boca Chamber More...

Anthology Focuses on Great Teachers’ Impact on Learning

    WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. – A recent Gallup survey of 30,000 college graduates turned up a profound but not surprising insight: having a More...

The world’s largest-ever generation sees burden and opportunity

Editor’s note: This story is a continuation of a series on global youth unemployment, ” Generation TBD,” produced by The GroundTruth Project featuring work by More...

Where young college graduates are choosing to live

Claire Cain Miller at The New York Times explores where young college graduates are choosing to live in the United States, and what it means for those More...

Corporations need to help young people out of ‘no experience, no job’ limbo

There is no question that one of our greatest yet most underutilized resources in Canada is our youth. Far too many young people find that More...

FAU and Technology Business Incubator join FPL on New Solar Energy Study

Boca Raton, Fla. (October 1, 2014) – Two new solar-panel installations, constructed by Florida Power & Light Company on the grounds of the Technology Business Incubator (TBI), More...