"Although the book is still on my next-to-read list, the article already gave me a good bite to chew on. Entrepreneurship is not only a answer to youth unemployment, but it can be an exciting, challenging and innovative answer to all unemployment. Groeneveld draws three specific reasons for the importance of youth entrepreneurship development from Vogel’s book:
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"I share the hopeful outlook that's put forward in "Generation Jobless?": Unemployment - at any age - does not have to end in a catastrophe. But if we want to avoid joblessness across generations we need to act quickly and implement both short-term solutions for today's unemployed and long-term solutions to avoid repeating what we are seeing today."
Great video illustrating the stereotypic attitudes many young people are facing when it comes to career counseling. Most schools, universities or even unemployment offices are poorly equipped (and trained) to help young people successfully transition to the world of work.