Employing Young Workers
C-TEC Youth Services works with local businesses to create opportunities for youth to enter the workforce and gain valuable experience to prepare for careers. Below are some helpful online resources for businesses:
Connecting Youth & Business, A Toolkit for Employers (2012, Version 1.1). Created by Gap Inc. with the support of McKinsey & Company, Corporate Voices for Working Families, and the Taproot Foundation, to support the work of the White House Council on Community Solutions.
Community Solutions: Connecting Youth with Community and Careers Community Solutions Vision and Framework, Goodwill Industries Intl, Inc., October 2010
Youth Rules! Preparing the 21st Century Workplace U.S. Department of Labor
The Millennials: A New Generation of Employees, A New Set of Engagement Policies Ivey Business Journal, September/October 2011
Opportunity Nation: The Shared Plan to Restore Opportunity A campaign of Be The Change, Inc.
Engaging Youth in Work Experiences Practice Brief, National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability, September 2011
Beyond the Business Case: The Employer’s Role in Tackling Youth Unemployment The Work Foundation: Part of Lancaster University, July 2013
Summary of Child Labor Laws Employment of Minors Bureau of Labor and Industries, Oregon