A University of British Columbia study found that when a teenager works a low-pay job it sets them up for success in the future. The study suggests that 'McJobs' give teens a competitive advantage over those who don't work.
The jobs teach time management and give teenagers the chance to identify what they like — and don't like — about certain jobs. It gives them a sense of what they want to do with their future.
Saskatoon Morning asked its audience this morning the following questions: Do you agree with these findings? Did a crummy job set you up for a successful career? What was your best crummy job as a teen? How about the worst?
Replay the live chat below, or if you'd like to weigh in, leave your thoughts in the comment section.
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