A dynamic shift in the graduate employment landscape

The 2 graphs below indicate why today’s graduates are ‘up against it’. The graduate employment landscape we are currently faced with is no rosy picture. There are an increasing number of both recent and not-so-recent graduates looking to acquire a piece of the job market pie that is decreasing in size.

graduate employment graph 1graduate employment graph 2

The key to securing a job in this tough market is differentiation. The problem is that most of the ways of differentiating ones self require some sort of financial outlay. This blog is a frugal one and does advocate spending money unless it is absolutely needed. Therefore in some of the posts to follow I will share with you some tips on how differentiate by only spending your time, not your money.