South Africa has an astronomical unemployment rate. It does not matter whether we use the official statistics (25%/30%+) or the reality on the ground (60%+), unemployment, especially when comes to the youth is well recognised in the country.
Chicken and egg
It is a chicken and egg story. You are studying and don’t have work experience. But to land the job, they employer requires the candidate to have experience. And to get experience, you must have the job. Which you cant’ get, without experience.
If you are fortunate to get opportunities in corporates, such as vacation work, then don’t hesitate to take it.
You should also explore learnerships, apprenticeships and the employment incentive schemes that are available.
Quickest work experience
The quickest way to get work experience is to volunteer for a SMME.
That is it!
If you volunteer for a period of time, the following will occur
- You get valuable work experience
- The entrepreneur can prepare a reference letter for you to use in the job hunt
- Potential employment opportunity with the small business in future
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