While Stats SA has released a fourth-quarter survey that contains discouraging unemployment figures, a study shows that it costs almost R1 000 a month to search for work.
Workplace experience is valuable when a student is still studying, says the SA Council for Graduates CEO.
The gospel by the state that young people must be entrepreneurs is not a solution; it is an empty rhetoric. It is no longer fashionable to say go study, becoming an entrepreneur is an in thing.
A source told The Open Journal, “the (student) leaders are less of what I thought of them,” adding that he sees the Walk as an exercise aimed to brick about “self-glory”.