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Young unemployed deny they are 'job snobs'

14 August 2013 Last updated at 07:44 BST

Twenty-three-year-old Artur Conka from North London denies being what some are calling "a job snob".

He is claiming jobseeker's allowance after quitting a sales role that he says was not relevant to his photography degree.

He says his skills as a photographer would be wasted if he was still in marketing or "stacking shelves".

It's as the industry body the Recruitment Society says young unemployed people need to be more open to taking menial jobs instead of staying on benefits.

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