There’s a meme about entry level positions where the requirements to be considered include a minimum 5 years experience in a similar role. It’s a joke, of course, no employer will reasonably expect you to have performed a job before hiring you to perform it for the first time, but it does hit on a growing reality for many graduates:

The job market is getting tougher and tougher.

According to the annual survey conducted by Graduate Careers Australia, in 2015 68.8% of graduates were employed full-time four months after completing studies. While up from 2014, the overall trend is down from ...


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