- A local chemistry graduate has social media abuzz after sharing that she works in a local bank, in a position not utilising her skills
- The young woman took to social media, asking users to help her find a position more suited to her highly sought-after skill-set
-Mzansi had mixed reactions to the request with many users criticising the graduate's feeling of entitlement to employment
Graduate struggling to find work in her field
A local woman has social media abuzz after complaining about her job as a service consultant at a major local bank.
Although Aphiwe Gugushe is grateful for any employment, given the state of South Africa's economy, the young chemistry graduate with a Master's degree says she'd definitely prefer to work in her area of expertise.
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Social media reactions
The young woman's innocent request for a little help in finding work in the chemistry field has triggered many unsavoury reactions from social media.
While some Twitter users sympathised with the graduate, others savagely remarked that she should just be grateful and that her lack of real-life work experience was holding her back.
Check out some of the cheeky comments below:
@ThembaPhakathi1 passionately wrote:
"Graduates have serious entitlement issues. Capitec imzamile losisi, but its not enough is it? They were supposed to make her CEO cos she has Master's right?"
"Master's in chemistry is very useless in banking, extremely useless."
"Master's with no experience is a Bachelor's degree."
@MkhabelaTony had some heartfelt advice:
"Actually, we should be grateful in these trying times to at least still have a job..."
@Bonisile_RMS savagely remarked:
"She has a degree in chemistry though. What must Capitec do? Put her in charge of their lab?"
Another local who sought employment gets the job
In some more news about locals finding employment, Briefly News previously reported that a man has definitely pulled at Mzansi's heartstrings after sharing his touching story of finally securing employment.
The resilient young man had been waiting eight long years before eventually finding work.
Twitter user @ShaneJeremy1 shared the inspiring story. Although the youngster had been waiting a few years to find work, he's always trusted God's timing and knew the hardships were part of a larger plan.
"I GOT THE JOB!!!! After 8 years of praying!!! God always listens. His timing is perfect. #NeverGiveUp #Education" he captioned the heartfelt post.
Well wishes from the online community
Many social media users felt encouraged by the young man and took to the comments section to share congratulatory messages. Check out some of their comments below:
@NomhleN has this heartfelt message:
"Waking up to this tweet gave me such hope. Thank you for reminding us that delay is not denial. Congratulations, praying that with this job, you are able to catch up on the lost years and find the utmost joy."
@LisaLeeSolomon1 sweetly said:
"Congratulations!!!! 8 years is a long time. I'm sure you going to enjoy every minute of the new job."
"A grateful heart, a breakthrough."
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