Young people on their plight to find work
16 May 2012 Last updated at 12:15 BST
Official figures show UK unemployment fell by 45,000 in the three months to March.
The total number of people out of work now stands at 2.6 million.
Youth unemployment has been a particular concern over the last couple of years, with more than a million 16 to 25 year olds in the UK without a job.
One particular blackspot is the Isle of Wight.
Steph McGovern spoke to young people there about their prospects of finding a job.