summer jobs http://kalw.org en Finding work for young people http://kalw.org/post/finding-work-young-people <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In January of 2012, President Barack Obama called upon mayors across the country to create jobs for youth in their cities. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee listened.</span></p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 00:23:06 +0000 Angela Penny 32592 at http://kalw.org Finding work for young people Youth Radio: For teens finding summer work, soft skills are hard skills http://kalw.org/post/youth-radio-teens-finding-summer-work-soft-skills-are-hard-skills-0 <p style="padding: 0px 0px 10px; margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 16px;">Three years ago, when Christian Hernandez was 16 years old, he recorded a joke voicemail greeting. It starts off with, “Hello. Hey! Uh, can’t understand you.” It’s meant to trick the caller into thinking it’s Hernandez on the phone. Eventually, callers hear, “Ha, voicemail! You know what to do stupid.” Now, at 19, Hernandez is looking for a job, and the greeting which started off as a joke for friends is now a liability.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 18:54:00 +0000 Ashley Williams 29332 at http://kalw.org Youth Radio: For teens finding summer work, soft skills are hard skills