The job market is really tough at the moment and hence there are a lot of people unemployed at the moment. If you happen to be older than the age of 50, then you might as well look out for companies that hire older candidates. Such companies could be reached through retirement.com. The teenagers, out of their current job are finding it extremely difficult to find a job. Therefore they must take advantage of their age and opt for flexible shifts. You may try to upgrade your skills, so as to stand out amongst the herd of candidates competing for the same position.