Social media users were left emotional after a tweep shared the harsh reality of unemployed graduates on Sunday.
It is no secret finding a job is hard in South Africa, even if you went and studied towards a higher education qualification.
And, it is a sad reality for those who thought after a minimum of three-years of studying, one would walk into a great job and be set for life.
Taking to Twitter, social media user Sphelele shared the sad circumstances many educated young people live in.
"Happened to be in Pretoria on Friday and my heart shattered into a million pieces seeing scores of unemployed graduates selling fruits, water, cigarettes & all sorts of things outside Absa Towers, corner Pretorius & Lillian Ngoyi St, just to make ends meet @CityTshwane @Jonisayi," he captioned the post.
Briefly.co.za saw the post sparked quite the reaction from social media users, who were left heartbroken over the fruitless hard work graduates put in.
It led to a discussion on how the high rate of unemployed graduates can be reduced and majority of tweeps felt the field of study would be the solution.
According to tweeps, young people who are consider studying towards a higher education qualification should chose a field of study, which has a high demand in the current markets.
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