Latest News for: School leavers jobs


Work-life balance and other supports needed to recruit and retain younger talent

The Irish Times 02 Dec 2022
Employers that provide more support to graduates at the start of their careers stand a better chance of retaining them, says expert ... Photograph. Hispanolistic. Olive Keogh. Fri Dec 2 2022 - 05.15. At one time the lure of a decent pay packet was enough to make school-leavers and young graduates snap up a job offer. Not anymore ... READ MORE. John FitzGerald ... .

What will a shrinking economy mean for me and how close are we to a recession?

Metro UK 11 Nov 2022
All recessions are different but it basically means industries aren’t expanding, the jobs market it flat or shrinking and there is less money flowing back to the Treasury to pay for public services ... Young people and school leavers are usually disproportionately hit by recessions as it becomes even harder for them to find a first job.

What is a recession and how will it affect you?

Moneyweek 11 Nov 2022
In a recession, people have less money to spend, so sales decline ... What is a recession? ... Just because the economy is technically shrinking it does not mean you’re going to lose your job or house ... Graduates and school leavers may find it harder to get their first job, and companies might be more reluctant to give promotions or pay rises ... .

5 Tips to Help You Get a Job in the Fashion Industry | Fashion Capital

Fashion Capital 31 Oct 2022
After graduating from a fashion training school, you need to find a job that allows you to explore and practice all you learned ... But you need to put in the required work to access such jobs ... Knowing the available opportunities will help you cut the chase, which is common with most fresh school leavers.

SHAWN HAGEDORN: Unemployment, exporting and politics

Business Day 27 Oct 2022
Market forces will create a huge number of international jobs for African school leavers ... By working together they — not the national government — can create high-volume job creation escalators by matching those school leavers whose determination has not been extinguished with the expanding global demand for young workers.

The canker of ‘okada’ business among basic school children

B & FT Online 24 Oct 2022
This has also kept the riders, who are mostly youths, in business with the claims of no job opportunities in the country. These youths who are usually Senior High School leavers and some tertiary graduates, take to ‘the okada business’ (as it is commonly called) in order to earn their livelihood.

Covid has forced a change to the workplace – for the better

Independent online (SA) 13 Oct 2022
As we enter into the fourth term for school-leavers and the end of a university degree for those in tertiary education, we need to explore the difficult job market for 2023. We are aware that 11 million unemployed people are actively looking for jobs, and that we have the second-worst productivity in the world.

Young Australians face lifetime of labor change

Phys Dot Org 30 Sep 2022
"While their first jobs to supplement income would be in the service sector, in food services, accommodation, sales assistants or checkout operators, we need to focus on creating meaningful and informed career pathway options to school leavers and university graduates to lead to rewarding, secure and well-paid jobs in the future.".

Promoting Insurance Awareness Via Seamless Claims Settlement

This Day 14 Sep 2022
Indeed not until few years back, insurance industry operators were seen as group of fraudulent people that were out to collect people’s money only to cook up stories when claim occurs .The industry then was unattractive to work in as a result, operators were unable to attract young and vibrant school leavers to work in the industry.

Scrap GCSEs and A-levels, says Tony Blair Institute in call for ‘radical reform’

The Guardian 23 Aug 2022
... scrapped in favour of a system that better prepares school-leavers for the workplace, a report has suggested.

Cyber risk: how secure is our critical infrastructure?

Open Access Government 18 Aug 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine began in cyberspace ... Trapped in fire-fighting mode ... Professor Tim Watson adds ... Many recruiters expect candidates to be educated to a degree level, but there is no reason why some cybersecurity positions shouldn’t be available to school leavers who can gain experience on the job and work their way into more senior roles.

How taking a gap year will cost the average student £47,000 (but save some £25,000)

The Daily Telegraph 17 Aug 2022
School leavers starting university this year will miss the overhaul of student loan interest rates coming next year ... Ahead of the changes, a record of more than 316,000 school leavers have applied to start university courses in the autumn, up from 299,180 last year and 264,970 before the pandemic.

SHAWN HAGEDORN: Battling entrenched patronage with youthful self-reliance

Business Day 16 Aug 2022
This framing is fundamentally wrong because it undermines the life prospects of most school leavers. Expanding such grants is not just too expensive ... Our school leavers should rather listen to their peers who exploit internet access to develop skills, qualifications and jobs.

What is a recession and how could it affect me?

BBC News 04 Aug 2022
What is a recession? ... It usually means there are more jobs, and companies are more profitable and can pay employees and shareholders more ... Some people may lose their jobs, or find it harder to get promotions, or pay rises big enough to allow them to cope with increases in prices. Graduates and school leavers could find a first job harder to get ... .

WriteSide: Michelle Gallen on her ambition to be a priest and her summer job in the local shirt factory

Irish Independent 16 Jul 2022
There was an IRA/UVF paramilitary campaign going on, the Channel Tunnel had just been built and Ireland were playing in the World Cup in America.The novel is about three school leavers who hope that their exam results will win them a ticket out of their shitty wee town.

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