As you know, I love sharing inspiring stories to #fuelpersistence in jobseekers and new graduates. So, when a good friend of mine, Ruvini Godakandae, sent me this post I had to share it, as it holiday themed . I love how even though Ruvini has an obstacle in her path (being unemployed), she perseveres, reaches out, and inspires others! She now contiues to do so through being an employment educator (December, 2015). Thanks, Ruvini, for helping others shine!Read More
This story is becoming far too prevalent in my generation not to share. The common reality of new graduates in this struggling economy is that many thousands of these individuals will be without work in their chosen field. I wish this wasn’t the case.
However, this situation isn’t isolated to only Canada; it is happening in countries across the world. My generation, “Generation Y,” is now being called, “Generation Jobless.” Even the name makes us feel powerless and at a position of inferiority to others.
Many young adults feel that they are overeducated and unemployed. This belief comes as a result of applying for jobs after they graduate. They are not hired because they are inexperienced for the jobs they would like to pursue but overqualified for the jobs they will get.Read More