COVID-19 and Young people

COVID-19 and Young people

The Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee is looking into the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s economy, including businesses and workers. Find out more about the inquiry. Click the ❓ button at the top of the page.


Specific remote/rural impact

Early career researcher help

More online career advice to be made available

Offer more internships

Plenty of jobs but no one willing to hire

What a time to graduate....


Stop asking people to put their age on job applications

Can't provide the same level of support for employment



unemployment and young people

I can't get the experience I need

More help to get work experience

Formal recognition of volunteering as experience

More National programmes to gain practical skills

Getting the experience I need

Apprenticeship fell through

Employers aren't giving young people a chance

I have fewer options now

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