Engaging with young people - what to expect

A teenage boy apprentice wearing safety goggles puts some wood through a lathe under the watch of a middle aged male employer.

Knowing what young people expect from work can make your life easier

Young people face quite a few challenges when it comes to their future career, such as:

  • technology replacing many traditional roles
  • the rise of portfolio careers - where someone has more than one job
  • increasing demand for creative problem solvers
  • global competition for jobs.

Because of these challenges young people might have attitudes to working life that differ from what you expect.

 

What to expect engaging with young people - infographic

Updated 7 Jun 2017