Being a jobless graduate in Ghana is a very terrible experience. Day in and day out, thousands of jobless men and women in Ghana send in several applications to online recruitment portals just to try their luck on possible job openings.
The government has expressed interest in creating jobs for the teeming youth in the country. In fact, there has been the launch of the nation builders corps which will see 100,000 jobs dished out to help reduce the rate of unemployment which stands at 11.9 percent.
This article explores the painful experiences most unemployed men in Ghana go through.
1. The 'lazy tag.
It is a trend for unemployed persons in the country to be tagged as lazy. It even gets worse when you are a man. This is mainly because unlike women, most men are believed to have a special trait that helps them have an advantage over their counterparts.
It is a clear fact that, men in the country suffer advances from their fellow counterparts especially when it comes to some prospective female employers demanding some favors from their prospective workers. All in the name of getting a job we tend to have these men suffer the pain of sexual advances from their prospective female workers.
3. The victim in power struggle
The power play is also one of the main issues that most unemployed men continue to face. It is a fact that most female employers have power plays with their fellow men in cases they get employed. This struggle is what often gets these men mostly without jobs.
4. Exploitation and abuse
It is no denying the fact that many Ghanaian men suffer the pain of exploitation and abuse during times of employment or even seeking for a job. The abuse and pain of wanting something in return are what always drives them away from the act.
5. Empty lies
Most guys are said to be having issues of unemployment mostly when we have issues of these persons being tagged in the negative light.
6. Spiritual superstition
We live in a superstitious world and more so things get so serious when unemployed men get the ill perception of either being evil or having to have chewed their opportunities away.
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