Is the Next Generation of Talent Going to Sink or Swim? Why Recent Graduates Shouldn’t be Overlooked in the Talent Pool
The next generation of Canadians born in the late 90’s, are the single most educated generation of our time, so why are so many of them out of work? The latest group of recent graduates are facing all-new challenges when it comes to joining the workforce, challenges Gen Xers and Baby Boomers never had to experience. No longer does having a framed certificate on the wall guarantee you a job. This generation often gets a bad rap, for being un-motivated or “lazy”, but another reason recent graduates are being overlooked as potential candidates is simply that they’re lacking on-the-job experience.
Nearly 37 percent of Canadian’s born between 1980-1999 with undergraduate degrees are currently unemployed or underemployed.
This means that Canadians graduating in 2021 are going to be forced to take any job that comes along because they