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New Youth Jobs Gap Report

Oct 03, 2019

Youth Jobs Gap

A new report from Impetus PEF as part of their Youth Jobs Gap series shows that 75% of young people who are NEET for 3 months have been NEET for 12 months.

'It’s not good for any young person to be out of education and work as they enter their early adulthood. But not all experiences of being ‘NEET’ (not in education, employment or training)

are equally bad. A short spell of a few weeks or even a few months may be stressful and uncertain but the evidence shows that its long term effects on someone’s future career need not be too damaging. Being NEET for a long time, a year or more, is much worse however, damaging your future job prospects and earnings...

 You can read the full report here