New series of free online courses to help young people boost employment chances


Paula Luckhoff

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New series of free online courses to help young people boost employment chances

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The Giraffe recruitment platform says it has helped over 1 million South African jobseekers find opportunities.

Now, it has announced the launch of a series of online courses to help boost the employment chances of - specifically - young people.

The beautiful thing about it? The courses are all free.

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Although the labour market is under pressure says Giraffe, pockets of high demand remain in areas with an insufficient supply of skilled labour.

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Over the last 12 months, we've had a net job loss of around 2 million and most of it is in what we call the medium-skilled segment where people typically earn between R3,000 and R20,000 a month.

Anish Shivdasani, CEO - Giraffe

702's Bruce Whitfield speaks to Giraffe CEO Anish Shivdasani, who notes the lopsided nature of the local job market.

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