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Last year and teen job seekers survived the weakest summer job market in decade.
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that from may through July employment for teens was down more than 17%.
But this year outplacement firm challenger gray and Christmas says hiring climate -- look CEO John Challenger.
Teens should be more optimistic that last year was was at the bottom and were coming out that now this summer.
Many still hoping to land -- position not to -- A lot of teen jobs are filled right on the spot and -- says nothing -- actually walking into a business.
Introducing yourself to the manager and asking about job opportunities.
Go to places meet the boss tell him or her.
That your reliable you'll be on time that you get along well with others that you want the job.
Searching for jobs -- others are not and looking for five jobs at off hours should give you an advantage.
In jobs and heavy labor.
The -- being open to working at odd hours.
Telling the company that you come in.
And to replace some was on vacation to get your foot in the door revisiting potential employers can you -- you -- that things change companies might not had a need the first time you were there and the fact that -- persistent.
Came back suggest that you really want to go to work there.
Challenger also says parents and other relatives are often the best source for information on job leads.
Also don't forget to stay in touch with friends and classmates on social networks like FaceBook.
Especially those who have been able to find jobs they might be the link to -- -- summer employment.
In New York Brenda Buttner Fox News.
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