You know the old catch 22 situation, right? Most jobs require previous work experience, but if you don’t get work, where is that experience coming from? It seems like Cyril Ramaphosa is ready to face this challenge head-on.
Speaking during his Q and A session in Parliament on Wednesday, the President revealed that he wants to do away with certain job requirements that exclude young workers from the market due to “experience” concerns.
What did Cyril Ramaphosa say about work experience?
Bright young minds across South Africa are finishing matric or even walking away from university with degrees, only to be frozen out of employment due to these constraints. Ramaphosa isn’t too happy that these barriers exist, and he’s vowed to do something about it: