Job seekers dealt bad hand

2015-04-30 06:00

In this country if you have not felt the pain and suffering of a desperate and unemployed person, do not fool yourself by saying that you understand what that person is going through.

It is really tough out there; believe me. Companies advertise jobs to play games with the job seekers. How can you advertise a job and have a page full of essential requirements, including academic qualifications. If you have the qualification, then the requirements are just ridiculous.

A small example, try and apply for government clerical post any day, they will give you an unbelievable long list of requirements and government systems that they want you to know. I mean if I have never worked for government how on earth m I supposed to know these systems they talk about. Why don’t they just advertise these jobs internally in the first place because these jobs end up with the very same people who work for government moving from department to department. To hell with these long lists of requirements, if a person qualifies academically employ the person and invest by training them and turn them into the person that you require. That is the only way we will win against this high unemployment rate

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