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Nightly Business Report: CEO on summer jobs

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For generations about half of American teenagers were either
working or looking for work.  That has been falling in the past decade
fast.  Today only a third of 16 to 19-year-olds consider themselves part of
the American labor force.  Kids may be taking summer school, but they may
also be frustrated by an unemployment rate for them three times the
national average.  We continue our week-long look this week at the summer
job market tonight with Shawn Boyer, CEO at snagajob.com.  Shawn, nice to
see you.  Why are teenagers these days not looking for work like they were
when you and I were teenagers?

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Courtney Moyer is a content producer at Snagajob. When she’s not creating content for employers, she can be found painting anything that stands still, pretending she’s the next Food Network Star, or spending QT with her husband and Abraham Lincoln – the dog, not the president.