31 Oct 2013

You better work

11:45 am on 31 October 2013

As universities head into exam time, some people will be thinking about what comes after. To live that life of luxury you've been planning, you're probably going to need a job. Put another way. You wanna live fancy, live in a big mansion, party in France, you better work

A .GIF of someone frantically typing as their boss walks past

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Statistics show it's easier to find a job with a degree than without one. But some students rack up tens of thousands of dollars in student loans, only to discover they can't find work in their chosen field once they graduate.

Radio New Zealand's William Ray investigates what job prospects are like for tertiary students and what the government and educators can do to wed New Zealand's output of graduates with the needs of industry.

(Photo: Daniel Teoli Jr)