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Youth Employment. First Job

Tatyana L. Klyachko – Director of Center of the Economics for Continuing Education of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Elena A. Semionova – Leading Researcher of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Candidate of Economic Sciences (Moscow, Russia). E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The situation of the youth on the labor market is the subject of numerous research carried out all over the world. A particular attention is attached to the process of a switchover from education to employment as the quality of the first job has a serious impact on the further career of young people. The Center for the Economy of Permanent Education of the Institute of Applied Economic Research, RANEPA carries out the monitoring of employment of the youth in different regions of the Russian Federation to keep track of current trends and changes in youth employment. The article presents the young people’s experience related to their first job and the specifics of the first job for young men and women.

Key words: monitoring, youth employment, first job.