At a time of record youth unemployment in America, employers struggle to find skilled entry-level talent through conventional hiring practices.
5.8 million young adults are out of school and seeking work
40% of employers cite lack of skills as the main reason for job vacancies
2/3 of employers report difficulty filling open positions
U.S. employers are looking for better-trained talent, but traditional hiring methods don’t always add up to better hires.
There’s an untapped talent pool of young adults, called opportunity youth, that’s overlooked by many employers for entry-level jobs. When they are prepared and proven, these young adults bring resilience, loyalty and grit to their work that help make them valued employees.Learn More