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If you're always worried about money, and wondering "How do I get a job?", here are things you can do that help.


  • A big cause of the high youth unemployment rate was the Global Financial Crisis of 2007.
  • 1 in 3 young people are currently unemployed or underemployed.
  • 1/3 young job seekers experience anxiety, 1/4 experience depression and almost 1/2 experience stress.

3 things we want you to remember

  • You're not alone - with youth unemployment pretty high in Australia, feeling crap about not having work is pretty common.
  • This is not forever - things in your life will change and you won't always feel this bad.
  • You're still a valuable person with or without a job, and have things to be proud of.

3 things we want you to try

  • Talk to someone about how you're feeling (friends, family, a counsellor, ReachOut forums).
  • Check out our videos with young job seekers who've been there.
  • Have a look at our 'best of the web' guides with practical tips and resources on work and money.

What can I do now?

  • Check out our videos of young people talking about work and money.
  • Have a look at our 'best of the web' guides to help you with work and money stuff.
  • Talk to people who get it in our forums.