Unemployment in the ‘social media generation’

    As staffers Philadelphia Media Network’s philly.com face down their own employment worries, they explore unemployment in today’s younger generation, as part of an ongoing series.


    With rising debs and dwindling job opportunities, philly.com reports that though unemployment for Philadelphians of all ages is high across the board, it’s highest in the 20 – 29 year old demographic. The Millennials or Generation Y as some call it, are unemployed at nearly 20 percent in Philadelphia, 15 percent in South Jersey, and 10 percent in the Pennsylvania suburbs.

    Later this month, philly.com will be holding a networking event in order to help job-seekers learn to use social media in their job searches.

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