Many businesses have been greatly affected by the labor shortage and have had a difficult time securing enough staff to keep up with demand. With school being out for the summer, now is a great time for businesses to hire teenagers to help keep up with seasonal demand. However, because teenagers have an unusual leverage in the workforce, filling the positions will not come cheap. Therefore, employers should be ready to offer a good hourly wage to secure extra help.

Key Takeaways:

  • With school out for the summer, businesses can hire teenagers to help keep up with seasonal demand.
  • Employers should be prepared to offer teenagers a good hourly wage since teenagers currently hold an uncommon position of leverage.
  • More teenagers will be looking for work this season and teenage employment from June to August will reach the highest percentage seen since 2007.

“With the largest teenage workforce available in 15 years, businesses plagued by constant openings may finally be able to fill out payroll.”

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