It mght be obvious to say that one of the biggest barriers in finding work is motivation. For almost every one of the young people we work with, not hearing back from employers after (literally) hundreds of applications is the most demotivating aspect of job searching. Nowadays, with email and group contacts, surely it is possible to send a short message thanking someone for their application and commiserating that they have been unsuccessful this time. Genuine feedback would be even more profitable but, one step at a time...
posted in News 26 November 2014