Each year, millions of young people enter a global labour market that has fewer jobs to offer as time goes by. This highly competitive environment, therefore, requires that you take necessary steps to ensure that you have an upper hand. That you create your employment opportunities yourself. Here are seven tips on how:
Cover letters have become perhaps the most important way to grab the attention of a potential employer in the midst of several similar candidates with similar CVs. Because they’re so individual, they have become a staple way to get a feel of the personalities and capabilities of candidates for a job, no matter how similar their credentials are.
Unemployment is a problem and an even bigger problem for young people. There are over 73 million young people between the ages of 15 and 24 who are without work even though they are actively seeking for jobs. According to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), youth unemployment rate is close to three times higher than adult unemployment.
Unemployment continues to be one of the gravest problems facing our world today. Billions of young people around the world are victims of this scourge, and the sheer amount of unemployed people keeps mounting as more and more young people are plunged into a job market which has fewer and fewer decent jobs to offer.