job-seeking costs Archives - Youth Capital

PRESS RELEASE: Young people have to choose between looking for work and buying food

14 February 2024

Built on the Siyakha Study, Youth Capital’s Beyond the Cost provides an update of the financial costs young job-seekers have to face.

Part of the Action | Ekasi Business Accelerator.

20 May 2022

Local projects can provide young people actionable solutions they really need! Ekasi Business Accelerator is Part of the Action in making job-seeking affordable in Alex, Johannesburg.

READ | Unemployed young people spend R1 000 a month searching for jobs on Weekend Argus

16 May 2022

Weekend Argus’ Velani Ludidi chats to young people in the Cape Town area about the costs they have to face when job-seeking.

Part of the Action: Mintor makes job-seeking affordable

13 May 2022

Young people experience a significant roadblock when looking for a job: the financial cost of job-seeking. Heavy data costs and transport remain one of the largest expenses they have to face. Recently, the use of data-light platforms has emerged as a means of reducing job-seeking costs. 

Listen | Beyond the cost on 702

13 May 2022

Youth Capital’s Project Lead speaks to Relebongile Mabotja and John Perlman on 702 about job-seeking costs and how to reduce them.

Read | Why job-seeking costs need attention on The Daily Vox

13 May 2022

The Daily Vox’s Fatima Moosa unpacks the finding from Youth Capital’s research report on job-seeking costs for young South Africans.

Read | Job-seeking costs on GroundUp

13 May 2022

GroundUp’s Marecia Damons attended the launch of research report ‘Beyond the Cost’ on job-seeking costs for young South Africans.

Listen | ‘Beyond the Cost’ with John Maytham on Cape Talk.

13 May 2022

Youth Capital’s Project Lead Kristal Duncan-Williams speaks to John Maytham on Cape Talk about solutions to reduce job-seeking costs.

‘Beyond the Cost’ on The Talking Point, SAfm

10 May 2022

In this interview with Cathy Mohlahlana, Youth Capital’s Project Lead, Researcher Senzelwe Mthembu and Duma Gqubule discuss job-seeking costs.

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