Young people's worries as youth unemployment rises
18 January 2012 Last updated at 10:12 GMT
UK unemployment rose by 118,000 in the three months to November to 2.685 million, official figures show.
The unemployment rate also rose to 8.4% from 8.3%, the highest rate since January 1996.
The number of young people without a job rose to 1.043 million in the three months to November, taking the unemployment rate in the 16-24 year-old age group to 22.3%.
The BBC's Nick Ravenscroft has been getting reaction from people at the Bolton Lads and Girls Club, where training is available for those looking for work.