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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?

What Long Weekend?

So, am I the only one who has to spend time at my desk today? Another S-R blog ran a thread titled “The Long Weekend Loose Thread,” which is fine, but the blog host put it up YESTERDAY. Geez.

Did your weekend already begin? What are your plans for the Fourth of July eve?

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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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