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Last updated at 13:41 BST, Thursday, 31 May 2012

Youth unemployment crisis

young people

Many graduates are growing bitter that their education have brought no career

Around 75 million people between the ages of 15 and 24 are out of work, according to a report by the International Labour Organisation. Rob and Natalie talk about this and ILO's recommendation to governments to make job creation a top priority.

This week's question: Which one of these unusual jobs is NOT a real one?

a) A vibration consultant.

b) A trifle analyst.

c) A raven master.

Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.


Youth unemployment

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a bleak picture

a situation described as pessimistic

a forecast

a prediction by experts


fixed, rooted

to drop out

to exclude yourself from activities


to be left to one side

temping, a temporary job

employment done for a fixed period of time

an apprenticeship

jobs designed to have the employee working while getting training on the tasks required



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