Challenges Facing Youth Transitioning to Work examines the changing nature of the labour market and its impact on youth employment, and ultimately, the quality of their lives. There are more temporary, seasonal and contract jobs, causing a wide fluctuation of work schedules, no benefits, and workers who cannot make personal and family plans. This has led to a decrease in job duration, with the traditional career ladder dismantled. Entry level jobs are outsourced and top level positions are hired from outside. Many are asking about Halton’s youth and their future.