Tips for graduates to become workplace-ready
Are South African graduates ready for the workplace, and how can graduates transition effectively into the world of work?
Eusebius McKaiser chats to Labour law expert advocate Ronel de Jager to weigh in graduates readiness for employment on the weekly feature , The World of Work.
De Jager says having a degree doesn't mean that a person is qualified to do the job.
Besides the qualification, there are a lot of things that are required in order to make a graduate ready for the job.Advocate Ronel de Jager, Labour law expert
The attitude of the graduate entering the job market is also very important, she adds.
If you are going to start out in the job market, are you ready to learn or do you think you know everything?Advocate Ronel de Jager, Labour law expert
In order for a graduate to succeed in the job market, communication is very important.
If you don't have communications skills and you go for an interview you won't get the job.Advocate Ronel de Jager, Labour law expert
There are on average 94 applications for one vacancy in South Africa today, she explains
However, in South Africa graduates are supposed to earn 72% more than those without a qualification.Advocate Ronel de Jager, Labour law expert
De Jager says it is important for graduates to look around at the types of programmes aimed at getting them ready for the job market.
Listen below to the full interview:
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