Ghanaians overwhelmingly reject the idea that good education comes with jobs
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Ghanaians overwhelmingly reject the idea that good education comes with jobs took to Facebook to ask Ghanaians what they felt about unemployment and what the fastest was to getting employed.

Ghanaians, from tender ages, are made to believe that the single reason for going to school is to come and have jobs and so asked readers over Facebook what the fastest way was to getting employment.

In a country with literacy rate hovering around 70%, Ghanaians have found it difficult in the last decade to match the educated with the requisite jobs after school.

This socioeconomic problem has become a campaign topic for political parties every four years since 1992, and the situation does not seem to be progressing.

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So we asked: "What's the fastest way to get a job in Ghana?". The responses collated represent the general sentiment shown by people.

Eric Boakye Little thought that, "For men, u need to pay in order to be employed. For women, u have to use what u have to get what u want". These are common perceptions.

Opeyemi Samuel Bello added: "I don't even know because as for ladies., bring your CV to my office let see what I can do. That statement has turn hundreds of ladies to baby mama. as for men. If they don't call u back for 24hrs forget the job."

Another with a similar take on things was Anointed Shatta Eni, who said, "Connection for men and for women, two ways but if only the particular person u are dealing with mean what he said...". This Facebook user implies that people in authority have to know you to give you employment opportunities.

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However, there were few sober tones like Junior Glover who wrote, "Be humble n God fearing respect everyone n be willing to do any job dat even pay less dan 1 cedis a day i bet u get ur dream job with time sometimes u get a bad job but tru the bad job u will get a good job out of it".

Generally, it would seem the consensus that good education and upright living are rewarded with employment is now being rejected by Ghanaians.

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