What to do after matric? What to study after matric? What are other matriculants doing after matric? How to apply for jobs after I have matriculated? Are there jobs for matriculants? Which university should I go to after matric? Where can I get bursaries? What things are there to do in a gap year after matric? Should I take a gap year after matric, or start working immediately or study further?
There are always freelance jobs available for matriculants, and not just for matriculants but also for anybody else looking for freelance jobs online. The trick, though, is to know where to look for freelance jobs, how to apply for the freelance jobs, being confident you can do the work, and to be hired to do that freelance work.
What to study after school? How many matric students don’t know what to study after matric? It can be frightening and overwhelming for matric students and their parents when they start wondering about what to study after matric. Sometimes this wondering about what to study after school starts before the matric year, late in grade 9 when grade 9’s make their school subject choices for grade 10, 11 and 12.
How to write a CV after matric if you have only matric, and want to start applying for jobs: CV writing or learning how to write a CV after matric does …
The unemployment rate in South Africa is scary. Those who cannot find a job or don’t know much about self employment often even leave South Africa, and …
Matriculants, start your own business! More and more South African matriculants are thinking of starting their own business, or coming up with self employment ideas or work from home ideas. Why? The South African youth unemployment rate is …
There are quite a few things you will need before you can move out of home and get a place of your own. Although living at home is convenient, and cheap, you’re now ready to do your own thing after matric or after college, but what will you need before you can actually move out of home?
If you finish matric and ask yourself “What now?” then, no, Matric does not prepare you for life after school. Also, matric does not prepare you for life after school if you ask yourself any of the following questions after matriculating:
I am a parent, a divorced mother, who is willing to financially assist my kids for as long as I am able to. But what if my kids still can’t find a job 2 or 3 years after matric or university? If I am still able to, will I still be willing to financially assist my kids when they should be earning their entire income on their own?
There are many matriculants struggling to find work, even some matriculants who have done further studies and have a degree, but how long should a matriculant spend time looking for work before trying a different approach to earning an income?
Now what? You’ve finished matric and need to get a job, but you are not sure of what the basic steps to get a job after matric are. In brief, the basic steps to get a job after matric are:
Your parents have agreed that you can take a gap year after matric, or you’ve twisted their arm to allow you to take a gap year, but what are your plans for that gap year? What are you going to do during a gap year? What can you do during a gap year?
The youth unemployment rate in South Africa is frightening. Matriculant jobs are scarce. Matriculants looking for a job in South Africa are struggling to find one, or one that pays a decent income. There are too many unemployed youth in South Africa. Do ALL matriculants or those students soon to matriculate think that they are going to find a job and start working straight after they get their matric results?