Vacunacionadultos

Unemployment rate rises: Daunting job-hunting fate for some university students

Tertiary students face a daunting prospect of finding stable jobs amid the changing nature of employment due to the pandemic.

Tertiary students face a daunting prospect of finding stable jobs amid the changing nature of employment due to the pandemic.

This story was originally published on RNZ.co.nz and is republished with permission.

Tertiary students face a daunting prospect of finding stable jobs amid the changing nature of employment due to the pandemic.

A Stats NZ report released today showed the unemployment rate rose to 5.3 per cent in the September 2020 quarter.

Up 1.3 percent, the global pandemic has had a widespread effect on the labour market, leading to the biggest quarterly increase on record.

1 NEWS

The jobless statistics released today are the worst since records began in 1986.

READ MORE:
* Record jump in jobless rate to 5.3%, but NZ set to avoid unemployment disaster
* Inflation effect adding to post-Covid inequalities, Stats NZ data suggests
* Former Regenerate Christchurch boss working on city’s Covid-19 recovery
* Jobless

Read More