Most graduates fail in acquiring jobs as a result of being half trained – Youth Arise Organization


Chief Executive Officer of Youth Arise Organization (YAO), Mr. Moses Awuah has attributed the inability of most graduates in securing a job to what he describes as “half-baked’ education.

According to him, most graduates come out of school lacking adequate forethought and poorly developed, a phenomenon he believes is a high cause of graduate unemployment.

Mr. Moses Awuah was speaking on the 2nd session of the 7th annual leadership training diary  program in the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Tuesday morning

Underscoring the need for graduates to take their personal development planning seriously, the CEO expressed worry over the poor preparation by graduates when seeking for job.

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“Most graduates come for interviews without proper personal development of themselves, and practically no idea on the demands of the job field,” he said.

“Most interviewees practically come for interviews and cry, as a result of having no ideas of the demands of the job market” he added

He further admonished the youth to strive for adequate skills and knowledge whiles in school.

7th leadership diary training program

The leadership diary training program, an initiative by Youth Arise Organization, a body of young professionals that is committed to the principles and values of mentoring in its education and policy oriented work for young people at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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The 2019 edition of the program is the 7th since its inception is under the theme; becoming an agent of change, making Africa a better place.

It is expected to end on the 18th of July, 2019.

The leadership of Youth Arise organization is by this program seeking to impact knowledge in the areas of leadership development, Personal and Mentoring development, entrepreneurial and Financial Literacy as well as projecting a professional image for the lives of the participants