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Milennials Have Trouble Findng Work

They’re uninsured, unemployed and, depending on whom you ask, ungrateful for what they have or unprepared for what’s ahead of them. Millennials — the teens and twentysomethings now in the process of forging their futures — are called spoiled and unfocused; they’re said to be ruining the housing market, the tradition of marriage and their parents’ pocketbooks. “Lazy, entitled narcissists,” TIME magazine declared. “Who cares about a career? Not Gen Y,” wrote Forbes senior editor-at-large Patricia Sellers. But they also seem faced with losing prospects at every turn — most obviously when they go looking for a job/Heidi Groover, Inlander. More here.

Question: Is the Milennial(s) in your family having trouble finding work?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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