While freelancing presents its challenges, millennials may be in a prime position to face these down.
You can take control of your career by making the most of your job today while also looking ahead to what's next.
Yesterday the AFL-CIO hosted a youth economic policy forum to discuss the issues that directly affect young workers and the unemployed.
The economy has been improving steadily. But the unemployment outlook would have been even brighter if conservative legislators were not determined to foist austerity policies on the government.
Unemployed people are more enterpreneurial and risk-taking than our business leaders.
Preliminary numbers about private-sector employment aren't looking good, as sequestration kicks in. We'll have a conclusive answer when the BLS jobs report comes out Friday.
Regardless of the reasoning, cutting unemployment benefits at a time when job creation is happening at a crawl if at all, will push us further into a recession rather than lifting us out.
It may not sound glamorous, but a stint at McDonald's training camp, as well as similar programs offered by other major companies, can get you ahead both in school and work.