26 Jul by , young people will soon work for 50 years or more. I realise that choosing the profession I want to follow – and the A-levels and university courses that will get me there – is a decision of paramount importance. But I can't help thinking that it's too much for an inexperienced year-old to make. Exp Aging Res. Jul-Sep;26(3) Justifications for ratings of old and young job applicants: an exploratory content analysis. Finkelstein LM(1), Higgins KD, Clancy M. Author information: (1)Department of Psychology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb , USA. [email protected] This study explored the content of . 4 Dec Young people use tactics not dissimilar to those used by older people to get a job , new research finds. But youth unemployment rates are much higher than other age groups - in October youth unemployment was % compared to % for those aged 25 or more. Young and old job seekers both.