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Gen Z is sparking a teen job boom

Gen Z is starting to bring teen jobs back. The share of teens working or looking for work recently hit a 14-year high — 38%.

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Gen Z is sparking a teen job boom
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    The big picture

    Gen Z is reversing a decades-long decline in teen employment.

    Gen Z drives a teen-job comeback

    Gen Z drives a teen-job comeback

    In the coming weeks, employers are expected to add another 1.3 million summer jobs for teens. A number of factors are driving the uptick in teen employment.

    Between the lines

    Many teens are getting part-time jobs to help their families cover daily costs as inflation squeezes budgets.

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