Motor financier WesBank recently welcomed the second intake of 130 students and graduates into its FirstJob programme, an initiative of the FirstRand Group created in response to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call to build bridges for unemployed youth into the world of work.

At the launch of the YES campaign in March 2018, Ramaphosa noted that just one year of work experience, coupled with a CV and an employment letter, increases a young person’s chance of future work and helps them springboard out of unemployment and into an empowered future...

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