Teenagers Job Benefits

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Dwayne Johnson once said, “I'm always asked, 'What's the secret to success?' But there are no secrets. Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.” (Johnson). According to childtrends.org, 97 percent of young adults ranging between the ages of 15-22 have held a part time job, (childtrends.org). With this being said, teenagers are aware of the collasaul effects of having a job. Benefits include building a resume from a young age, being introduced to a work environment, and possibly funding for a secondary education. Responsibility is defined as the state or fact of having a duty to deal with something or of having control over someone. When teenagers have jobs, they have a specific task or duty to perform in this place…show more content…
Communication skills are very important in job evolving around food services, health professions, and other businesses dealing with customers. First impressions are vital in customer service. The workers appearance, maturity, and posture are all factors that customers take note of. Keeping the area clean and tidy, being courteous and welcoming, and maintaining a positive atmosphere are all good factors in having a positive workplace. Communicating between customers, co workers, and bosses happen on a daily basis in a workplace. Improving these skills at a young age will have a positive impact on the future of students. Not only will communication improve, but as well as time management. In a workplace, scheduled hours are given to an employee. Being able to effectively be punctual for an occupation, being organized in requesting days off of work, and to properly handle a schedule. A student who has experience in managing time and schedules, will be more organized in handling the future when it comes to important events, and juggling a real occupation. As well as learning the importance of time management, building skills with money management is important too. Jobs pay a specific amount of money per hour, taxes are deducted from each paycheck, and learning skills in personal finance are all important to a student. Learning to budget paychecks from…show more content…
Decades have passed, each with a high percentage of teenagers with jobs. Parents teach their kids the importance of money, and pass down the traits of responsibility. In the small town of Mexico, Missouri, there is a five percent rate of unemployment. (bestplaces.net). Out of the 11,000 population, only 550 people are not working. Not only do teenagers benefit from obtaining a job at a young age, but parents do as well. The teenagers are able to financially support themselves, develop a sense of responsibility, and having a job is a beneficial

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