Inflation makes looking for a new job impossible for many Aussies
Luke is joined by Lauren Ahwan, the Daily Telegraph’s ‘Smart Daily’ Journalist specialising in ‘careers’, about her article that reveals a growing number of Australians are now too poor to work as inflationary pressure push the price of looking for a job beyond reach.
Ms Ahwan interviewed Nicole Dwyer, chief executive of not-for-profit employment services provider Workskil Australia, who says “The cost of mobile phones and the internet – essential for communicating with prospective employers – has skyrocketed and, for the most disadvantaged jobseekers, finding work has become an “impossible dream’’.
“Rising costs of fuel and public transport make it difficult for job seekers to get to interviews and very few can afford suitable clothes to make a good impression with recruiters”, said Dwyer.
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