Young and unemployed: The neets of Huddersfield
18 July 2012 Last updated at 09:17 BST
Leaving school and deciding what to do next can be a daunting prospect for any young person, but record youth unemployment and higher university fees are making it harder than ever.
On Wednesday the latest figures for the number of people out of work will be announced.
Graham Satchell's been to meet a group of young men in Huddersfield to find out just how hard it is to get a job.