Amid the huge shift of Victoria’s economic base from manufacturing to services over the past 30 years, young people continue to be unemployed or underemployed at far higher rates than the general labour force. Dina Bowman drills down into the figures to see how young people have fared in a changing jobs market and looks at what we need to do to improve their prospects in the future.
A myriad of figures, rates and percentages are quoted in unemployment coverage, commentary and debate. Sometimes they may not always convey what they appear to ... Read More
Young people are finding it harder than ever to get jobs in a weak labour market, and those who don’t finish year 12 are among the ones who find it the hardest ... Read More