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Having trouble finding a job?

The unemployment rate for 18-29 year olds, including those who gave up looking for work, is 15.8 percent, more than twice the 7.3 percent national average. The jobless rate is even higher for African-Americans and Hispanics is even higher, said Generation Opportunity, a non-partisan youth advocacy organization.

U.S. Department of Labor isn't counting 2 million young adults because they aren't in the labor force, according to the Millennial Jobs Report.

How did your job search turn out? Have you graduated from high school or college? Are you unable to find a job? Are you working outside your field?

Reporter Gary Pinnell is writing about unemployment. If you can contribute to the story, please email gpinnell@highlandstoday.com