‘Hire me‚ I am qualified’ – Desperate graduates picket for jobs

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‘Hire me‚ I am qualified’ – Desperate graduates picket for jobs

Aretha Linden | 2017-02-22 11:42:54.0

Unemployed graduates take part in a #HireAGraduate campaign.

Image by: Aretha Linden

Unemployed graduates around the Eastern Cape took part in a #HireAGraduate campaign on Wednesday morning.

Clad in their graduation regalia‚ the unemployed graduates with qualifications ranging from teaching diplomas and social sciences masters‚ gathered at 19 points around the province and staged peaceful protests.

The protesters stood on the side of the road holding placards that read “I’m ready to be interviewed”‚ “Hire me‚ I am qualified”.

East London coordinator‚ Yonela Tafeni said they hoped this will draw the attention of government and private sectors to the sad reality of unemployed graduates.

– TMG Digital/DispatchLIVE



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