Mackenzie Chilcoat, left, swing manager Alysha Schmidt and Brianna Shaw work an afternoon shift Thursday at McDonald's restaurant in Celina. Locally, the youth summer job market is about the same as in recent years despite the slow recovery of the economy, according to several businesses and others who routinely hire young adults.
The slow economic recovery doesn't seem to be affecting the youth job market this summer.
Most local businesses such as fast food restaurants say they haven't received the mountain of applications they expected this year from the high school- and college-age crowd. [More