In “Working at McDonald’s,” Amitai Etzioni argues that part-time jobs for youngsters should be discouraged. The author notes that these jobs have become predominant in the American society. Youngsters are increasingly lured to the part-time jobs because of the prospect of earning some money. While earning such money is beneficial in the short-term, the long-term implications are more or less undesirable. In view of the insights provided in this article, most youngsters are irresponsible with the money acquired from the part-time jobs. This is because they just use it to buy clothes or other flashy accessories such as phones (Etzioni, 1986). This means that the youngsters do not save any money from this kind of employment. In the article, it is also notable that the youngsters who work in the fast food chains such as McDonald’s do not have sufficient time for studies. This undermines their development from an academic perspective. In the long term, it hampers the chances of being competitive in the job market.