In this article, we share vital tips for school leavers entering the job market, emphasising the importance of soft skills, resilience, digital literacy, and a schmick resume.
Every January, countless school leavers across Australia embark on their job-hunting journey.
A NSW Government survey conducted in 2021 found that of 42,388 secondary school leavers, approximately 50% continued to higher education, while the remaining 50% chose to seek employment (14% apprenticeship; 13% part-time work; 8% full-time work; 7% looking for work; 5% traineeship; 3% other).
That’s roughly 21,000 job-seekers – in NSW alone – hitting the employment market all at once! Extrapolate that across all of Australia, and you see where this is going.
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