A survey of 11,000 people in 23 countries reveals that unemployment is the world’s fastest-rising worry. This survey was conducted by the BBC World Service.
A university degree apparently does not make one immune to this worry. According to a BBC report some graduates are paying companies to give them work.
Why? To gain work experience in the hope this makes them more marketable.
This fear is symptomatic of a paradigm that encourages reliance on “getting a job” to secure one’s livelihood. It is a taught helplessness that has its origins in an education system that fails to fully equip young people to become productive participants in the economy.
Secrets about Wealth educates to transform this “helplessness mindset” to one of “creating one’s destiny”.