Whilst you would not entirely consider the news on the latest youth unemployment figures, something to feel positive about, there are some useful lessons that can be learned... and all of us here at Right Management are certainly not ones to let that kind of opportunity pass us by!
In this latest podcast from Guardian Careers certainly talks about some the pressing issues facing Gen Y at the moment.
Some key discussion points include:
- 1:5 16-24 year olds are currently out of work
- Public sector job cuts put more pressure on private sector organisations
- Government interested in growth and employment
- Apprenticeships within small businesses have reduced in the present economy
The FT have this week are running a series called "The job creators". This info graphic shows companies expecting to create jobs by region over the next twelve months.
Next steps... It's tough, so make sure you are 'job-ready'; prepare your CV, practice interview techniques and really understand what it is you can offer.... Then, go and sell yourself!
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